Senior Flame Assistant / Grade / MCR Assistant
Post Production
London, United Kingdom


We are looking for our next Senior Flame/ MCR Assistant who, as a key member of the VFX MCR team, will be responsible for all our deliverables as well as supporting the four Flame suites within ENVY’s Advertising division.

This role offers someone with a strong MCR / Flame Assist / Colour Assist background to gain more experience as you will have exposure to the latest workflows in the industry.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to progress into a Flame Artist / Colour role, as you will have regular contact with senior creatives and the chance to work alongside them on projects in our Flame Suites or VFX Design Studio.  We are very keen for our staff to progress and are proud to say that numerous assistants have been promoted over the years to creative roles.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • ·         Assisting 4 Flame suites with prep, technical and project specific assistance. Working in the Flame suite next to the Flame Artist when required.

  • ·         Assisting with the support of the Baselight grading suite when required.

  • ·         Data management, conforming, QC and general deliverables work.  

  • ·         Monitoring the progress of jobs and liaising regularly with Producers.

  • ·         Helping to train more junior members of staff.  

  • ·         Staying up to date with new kit and workflows as and when they are introduced.

You should have:

  • ·         Strong MCR experience - must be familiar with all major file-formats, codecs and standard broadcast workflows.

  • ·         Proven experience of assisting Flame – specifically conforming, archiving, rotoscoping and clocking.    

  • ·         Quality checking Masters for TX

  • ·         Practical knowledge of file-based post production workflow and transcoding. 

  • ·         Good client facing skills are essential.   

  • ·         Experience of matte painting, 2D and 3D tracking software would be an advantage.

  • ·         Baselight conform experience would be an advantage.  

To succeed in the role, you will be someone who is highly motivated, enthusiastic, organised and a great team-player.  

Please note: This is not an entry level role. All applicants must have previous experience supporting Flame suites and working in an MCR environment.