Senior Video Editor

Los Angeles , Full time

Our client is hiring an experienced Senior Video Editor based in Los Angeles who will be a key member of a growing production team, working collaboratively in a fast-paced production environment.

The ideal candidate is someone enthusiastic about short-form documentary storytelling. He/she will edit and a wide range of short and medium format content including interviews, documentaries and internal marketing material. 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Help bring creative video concepts and stories to life in a way that’s relevant to the brand’s growing audience.
  • Expertly apply finishing and packaging skills to each edit, including: color correction, sound design, sound mixing/eq, graphics and multi-format delivery.
  • Be supremely organized and proactive at every stage of a project - from footage intake to distribution.
  • Communicate clearly and positively across departments and with managers about project schedules, creative decisions, approvals, deliverables and publishing strategy.
  • Stay up to date on technical developments and software updates and apply new skills to improve workflow and quality.
  • Embrace and exploit emerging video platforms and formats: live streaming, animation, VR, social video formats, etc.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.

 Experience, Expertise and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 5 years of professional editing experience
  • Expert level knowledge of full Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proven success working with creative teams, directors and clients
  • A firm grasp of digital camera formats, frame rates, codecs, compression techniques and file-based workflows
  • Adept online editor: color correction, music supervision and post-production sound mixing
  • Keen eye for detail in sound, pacing and story of edits
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Experience working from a server with other editors
  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast paced environment
  • A bachelor’s degree in Film, Animation, Visual Studies or similar
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