Freelance colorist job at Bolt Entertainment | Atlanta | Art Jobs

Freelance colorist


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Bolt Entertainment is searching for an experienced Colorist that can produce high quality, consistent, quick and creative balance and grade. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commercial portfolio and master skill Color Grading. 2+ years of experience working in a production company are a plus but not necessary. Lack of work studio, professional experience may be made up by a strong portfolio.

Be sure to share a link to your website/reel/portfolio of work for consideration. If you do not have one or the other, please do not apply. A clickable link must be part of your submission or you will not be considered.


  • Ability to interpret the color script from the art director and apply the given color palette to each panel.
  • Maintain process and procedural integrity, quality standards through weighing, blending, sampling, color adjustments, color approvals and documentation
  • Ability to copy existing color styles seamlessly
  • Ability to create a new color style as needed
  • Good understanding of light and shadow and form
  • Ability to organize and create visual hierarchy through value
  • Provide high-quality color correction and grading to enhance the film quality
  • Color grading in a creative way ensuring color is in line with the vision of the team all while following branding guidelines
  • Matching all shots and providing a cinematic look
  • Log and sync camera masters
  • Grade Shots to achieve the look of a project
  • Creation of editorial and viewing media
  • Upload of all deliverable media as per project specification
  • Offering creative solutions, collaborating closely with the production team, and ensuring all final files are complete and organized
  • Qualifications / Skills:
  • 2+ years of experience as a Colorist in a Production Company
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; advanced degree in Film is a plus
  • Understanding color and narrative styles at an expert level
  • Understand concepts of color tone, balance and composition
  • Color Correction Platform knowledge of the following: Strong Baselight, Blackmagic Resolve, Nucoda
  • In-depth knowledge of Color grading tapeless workflows
  • Knowledge of various file formats, codecs, color space, and video legalities
  • Technical ability in troubleshooting Color session projects
  • Highly detailed, self starter, punctual and a strong work ethic is a must
  • Excellent communication skills amongst staff and clients
  • Understanding of Video File Formats and Standards
  • Experience with Colorfront, Avid Media Composer
  • Be sure to send us sample work or a portfolio link.
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