Senior Video Editor

Senior Video Editor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Video Editor to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to juggle heavy workload and keep multiple projects on track;
  • Editor is a great communicator and is punctual. He/she maintains an efficient workflow and process and promptly communicates any issues to management;
  • Hands-on writing, producing, and editing as needed;
  • Edits video content for Disney+ and ESPN+ marketing deliverables;
  • Interfaces with copywriter and team assignments and workflow;
  • Eagerness to find inventive solutions;
  • Ability to work from a variety of sources (dailies, rough cuts, final features, trailers);
  • Maintains familiarity with current video trends, social platforms, and the relevance of fast and slow trends. Exhibits an innate sense of curiosity;
  • Accurately documents work related information via work orders, etc. Manages assets and archives projects accordingly and understands delivery;
  • Delivers high level creative on schedule.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure while dealing with on-air scheduling deadlines;
  • Strong sense rhythm in both editorial/narrative and sound/music;
  • Knowledge of Disney Movie Library preferred;
  • Knowledge of Avid, Final Cut Pro, Compositing;
  • Strong understanding of Premiere and Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Ability to work flexible hours;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Minimum of 5 years in editing, preferably with a major television network or studio or creative agency;
  • Experience as promo writer/producer and/or copywriting experience;
  • Experience with sports sizzle;
  • Skilled in non-linear editing, color, and post-production.

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