We’re looking for a talented and experienced Colourist to join our high-end, content production team based in Doha, Qatar.

This role requires a highly organised technical artist who is capable of collaborating with a dynamic post-production team and external resources to ensure on-schedule and on-budget delivery of a wide range of content projects.

We’re looking for a Colourist who can create & deliver stunning images that will electrify international audiences. You should possess an artist’s vision and a commanding knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software (particularly Premiere) and Da Vinci Resolve.

The role requires a focused, hardworking professional who is committed to consistently delivering first-class work. You will need to be able to remain calm and professional within a fast-paced environment with occasional tight turnaround deadlines.

Applicants must have at least 3 years Colourist credits and have a proven track record of coordinating broadcast video & film post-production projects; ideally within either a broadcasting organisation or independent professional post-production facility.

Command of English language is essential (written & oral). Knowledge of Arabic and/or other languages is an advantage.

Applicants must have a passport with at least 6 months' validity.

We request that all applicants send CV's that include links to recent work as well as valid references (complete with reference contact email & telephone numbers).

Due to the time pressures associated with our production schedule only short-listed applicants will receive a response.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling lead digital colourist duties on a wide variety of video projects.
  • Delivering master-quality video for DPP, DCP and various web-based formats
  • Accurately conforming EDLs, AAFs, and XMLs from NLE systems to DaVinci Resolve in preparation for a colour grade.
  • Preparing timelines, colour tracing, shot balancing and shot matching
  • Working collaboratively with the post-production, creative and production teams to create outputs of the highest quality.
  • Providing constant creative and technical input throughout every project
  • Grading a variety of content, demanding extensive colour application
  • Maintenance of databases and workflow systems
  • Facilitate the resolution of all technical issues for delivery.
  • Solve any problems when technical issues arise, or delivery mishaps occur.
  • Coordinate with the producers to facilitate project documents, purchase orders, invoicing, coding and the tracking of costs for all Post orders.
  • Work closely with the producers and project managers to deliver projects on time.
  • Work closely with the internal production teams and localisation team to facilitate final delivery.
  • Liaises, when necessary, with external production partners to facilitate delivery.
  • Quality check final exports of the videos before their delivery.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience working as a lead colourist on a wide variety of projects
  • Extensive knowledge of pre, post, and production timelines and workflows.
  • Expert level DaVinci Resolve skillset
  • Expert level Adobe Creative Suite skillset
  • Expert professional video workflow skillset
  • Expert professional post-production system hardware skillset
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task on simultaneous projects.
  • Excellent English is written and oral communication skills;
  • Outstanding project management skills.
  • Working knowledge of Windows, OSX, and all MS Office Applications.
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Position: Colourist

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