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Graphics/Video Editor

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The Video Editor is responsible for creatively completing and delivering video projects in a wide range of delivery formats. The Editor is to use a variety of creative skills to interpret project needs, use software tools to enhance and intensify the viewing experience, and create clear subject material in accordance with company Standards.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Creatively collaborates with producer, creative director and internal/external clients to identify video solutions that achieve business objectives.
  • Edits video (both new and existing) into professional-quality, high-impact multimedia outcomes that meet the needs of each project.
  • Creates supporting material such as titles and graphics. 3D elements and/or animations are a plus but not required.
  • Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
  • Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene in order to form a logical and smoothly running story.
  • Records, edits and optimizes voice-over materials.
  • Sources and edits appropriate music and sound effects.



    Qualifications
  • Excellent organization, communication, flexibility and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to accurately estimate project timelines and deliver high-quality completed projects on time.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced, results-driven environment.



    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS


  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) in Journalism, communications or media is preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of video editing, motion design, file compression techniques preferred



    Job Requirements
    KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS
  • Proficient in using Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premier, DVD Studio Pro, HTML and others.
  • Knowledge in Dreamweaver, Flash, ProTools and/or Ableton Live appreciated but not required.
  • Experience with web video encoding. Streaming optimization and hosting a plus but not required.
  • Technical knowledge of video and audio systems.
  • Communicates tactfully and effectively, verbally and in writing, and maintains effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment, familiar with modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment, as well as filing systems and business letter writing and competent in correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.



    Freelance graphics/video editor needed for local ad agency specializing in commercial work and corporate videos. Typical clients include for-profit schools, work would be on-site and would include color correcting, graphics creating, format & compression, and etc. Looking for someone with experience in AfterEffects, Final Cut Pro (or Motion), Adobe Premier, etc.

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