The video editor will be responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product that meets the client's approval. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. This is a key role in the post-production process and the video editors skills can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. The video editor will report to the production manager, (or the next superior in line).
In most instances the video editor will be given creative freedom. The candidate(s) must be proficient with the Adobe Premier suite, focusing mainly on Adobe Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC.
Receiving a brief, an outline of footage and/or a shot list, script, or screenplay;
Assembling all raw footage, with camera shots either recorded or transferred onto external hard drives/internal servers in preparation for inputting into the computer;
Inputting uncut rushes and sound, and synchronising and storing them into files on the computer;
Digitally cutting the files to put together the sequence of the edit and deciding what is usable;
Creating a 'rough cut' (or assembly edit) of the content and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages;
Reordering and fine-tuning the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video.
Working closely with the Social Account Managers to fulfill client notes, revisions, and all other aspects of the client's approval process.
Additional tasks may include:
Overseeing the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing;
Experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements, After Effects edits, and project templates that can be used and recut into customizable final edits.
Writing voice over/commentary.
Suggesting or selecting music.
Implement company’s best practices in regards to post production to maximize overall efficiency.
Requirements, Education, and Experience
Proficient with the Adobe Suite products, mainly Adobe Premiere and After Effects (Photoshop and everything included is a plus, but not necessary).
3-5 years of proven editing experience
Must be able to show previous work
Excellent communications skills and able to take direction.
LA Media Group is a full service digital media agency with a focus in digital video production and social media management.
Location/Region: Hollywood, FL (US)