Video Editor / Motion Graphics

Mettawa, Illinois
Job Terms:
W2, Hourly - depends on experience
Start date:
Posted By:
Kimberley Strayer

Job Description:

Our Fortune 500 Healthcare client is seeking a Video Editor/Motion Graphic professional for a 2-year consulting assignment.

Must be onsite in Mettawa full-time. Please submit reel with application.

The Video Editor designs and develops enticing videos for an array of video projects, and will participate in video shoots of corporate leaders.

• Prepare concepts, designs, and layouts for motion graphic projects
• Edit raw video and incorporate elements such as greenscreen footage, special effects, and 3D objects
• Select/edit music and sound effects; time them to video for maximum impact
• Participate in brainstorming session to share new design perspectives and ideas
• Review scripts, create shot lists and/or storyboards, and plan what equipment will be needed for shoots
• Transport, set up, and operate various production equipment including cameras, audio recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio productions
• Ensure compliance with company guidelines, deadlines and design standards
• Work with account and creative teams to understand project scope and objectives

• Proficiency with After Effects, Premiere and Adobe Creative Suite
• Layout and typography skills
• Work well in a team environment and collaborative effectively with writers and art directors
• Have great attention to detail
• Communication skills especially as it relates to keeping team up to date about projects
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Good organization skills including following agency processes for version control, naming conventions and organization of files

• Bachelor degree required
• 3-5 years of ad agency experience required

Top 5 skills:
1. Adobe Premiere
2. Adobe After Effects
3. Communication in a team environment
4. Layout and Typography skills
5. Capability to shoot video: Lighting, cameras, greenscreen (and the willingness to learn)

Top 3 Requirements:
1. Full Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, etc)
2. 3D (we use Cinema4D)
3. Ability to lead and direct video shoots

Client Description:

Aquent talent are eligible for a generous health-and-wellness package.

Our plan includes: Medical Insurance Aquent offers access to comprehensive In and Out of Network plans, with contributions toward monthly premiums and often with eligibility within two months of starting work. Retirement Savings Plan Aquent offers a 401(k) plan, managed by a leader in the retirement field, with employer match and  immediate vesting.

Other features:

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Sick Time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Professional training
  • Discounts and Perks