Video Editor

San Francisco, CA
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Gavin Freeman

Job Description:

We're looking for a Video Editor to join this social media platform's Editorial team, with a focus on the company's official social media accounts on various platforms.

The ideal candidate is highly creative and organized, prioritizes attention to detail, thrives in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment, and most importantly, has a demonstrated ability of editing on short-form video content for social media channels.


  • Edit short-form video projects for social media channels
  • Collaborate with producers on creative concepts for video features
  • Format video files for all app surfaces and social media platforms
  • Select and license music and audio for video features
  • Work with copy editors to ensure accurate subtitles are applied to all video content
  • Apply basic graphic elements to videos
  • Ability to complete projects with quick turnaround times while ensuring high technical quality assurance for all project details start to finish
  • Maintain organized documentation of workflow and assets

Skill Requirements

  • 4+ years of creative video production experience, including content capture, post-production editing, and motion graphics
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Experience using After Effects compositions in Premiere Pro
  • Experience working with multiple types of video formats including everything from mobile video to DSLR to cinema grade video
  • Basic production sound mixing knowledge
  • Proficient in color correction for all video types
  • Experience capturing content in the field independently
  • Experience in formatting video assets for Instagram, Facebook and Twitter platforms
  • Experience in editing across multiple mediums: documentaries, short-form, narrative, music videos
  • Experience managing multiple projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience managing external creative and production partners
  • Able to build working relationships with core and cross-functional teams
  • Able to work and thrive in a self-starter, fast-paced and changing environment
  • Communicate and uphold visual standards
  • Able to create high caliber content with limited time and resources
  • Visual portfolio of published work
  • Experience with Photoshop and Lightroom would be preferred
  • Proficiency in After Effects is a plus

Client Description:

For this TOP social media company, people are at the heart of every connection they build. They design products and deliver services that bring the world closer together—one connection at a time.

Defined by their unique culture that rewards impact. They encourage people to be bold and solve the problems they care most about. They work in small teams that move fast and iterate to develop new products. Together, they help others build stronger communities—and they're just getting started!