Video Editor

Austin TX
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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Our clients in-house agency is looking for a Video Editor to join their new in-house video production operation team. This is an on-site,12 month contract with benefits - medical, dental, 401K & FSA!

The position requires a proven ability in the areas of narrative/conceptual and graphic/aesthetic through motion-graphics animation and video editing. Equal parts MOTION-GRAPHICS ANIMATOR, EDITOR + VIDEOGRAPHER, this talented and collaborative individual will focus on bringing to life and simplifying complicated financial concepts.  This individual will work closely with a content strategist, writers, art directors and producers on projects ranging from educational and engaging motion graphics to live action video productions.

What you’ll do: 
The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following duties • Create superior, original motion graphic designs and animation 
• Be able to source and edit original and found video into engaging stories 
• Manage time effectively in order to meet project milestones 
• Provide final delivery elements on time and in various formats 
• Work in a team environment with both the internal agency and our internal Schwab clients in multiple office locations • Maintain organization and communication in a team setting 
• Oversee and manage maintenance of editorial suite 
• Manage and archive project files and backups 
• Work must demonstrate the principles of animation 
• Collaborate with a team and take constructive feedback in stride to produce the best possible product 
• Be willing to share and learn new skills and techniques 
• Be able to potentially problem solve complicated animation and video requests 

• An up-to-date reel demonstrating a variety of work including Video Editing, Motion Graphic Design, Typography and storytelling 
• Minimum of 4 years experience in one of the following settings: Editorial Facility or In-house editorial department, Interactive Ad agency, Production company .
• Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Motion-graphics/Visual Effects or equivalent work experience 
• Minimum 3-5+ years motion-graphics animation, video editing and videography experience 
• Ability to demonstrate expertise in motion-graphics animation and video editing with expert knowledge of editing programs required 
• Mastery of videography skills, story making and a portfolio to prove it 
• Mastery of After Effects, Cinema 4D, Premier and FinalCut • Skills and experience in animating 3D characters is a plus 
• Solid knowledge and skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, Logic, Resolve, Lightroom and SpeedGrade 
• Solid knowledge of steps required in creative development process 
• Strong design style, including creative design solutions in line with existing brand concepts and guidelines 
• Ability to produce Flash content with Action Script 2 
• Understanding of and experience in corporate branding, layout, color theory and typography in digital media 
• Understanding of HTML and web browser capabilities a plus

Client Description:

It’s not often that we get to say “yeah, but just listen to what they offer…” about our larger clients. Most people look at the awesome job description, then read “Financial Services Industry” and move on. We’ve heard it a thousand times! Know what else we’ve heard at this client just as much? “Wow! I’m so glad I took this job! This is not your father’s financial services company!”

Work here and experience:

- Opportunities to work with cutting-edge digital business strategies & projects

- Huge work-life balance culture

- Diversity-focused workplace

- Strong potential for temp-to-perm conversion (almost half of the people we've placed here have converted to a permanent position, either the one they're working in, or in a related department)

- Great Aquent community to work with onsite, including our bi-annual talent recognition program, which stems from the client managers’ own feedback (read: they’re engaged and interested in your future!)

- Don’t forget the massive points on your resume for being part of a cutting-edge team, leading the way in breathing fresh air into the financial services industry

With a customer experience focus in mind, our client is leading the way in the financial industry with their digital marketing & technology platforms. They recognize that today’s customers are technically savvy & independent as well as highly creative, and they’re working to be the best at serving them. We see this through how they are building platforms that allow customers to take ownership of their financial future, using video, animation, and social media to market to the end user. Their in-house digital agency has won numerous IHAF awards for their tools and cutting-edge technology. Working with this company, you would be working with groups and/or department such as an IHAF awarded digital agency, user experience, product development, communication strategy team and much more talented professionals like yourself. Come join us!