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Chicago

Editor

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a talented, fast and collaborative editor to work with our video team. This role will work closely with our creative leads to deliver video assets based on clients needs. We are looking for a mid-level professional who is quick to adapt to changes and maintain a high level of execution in a fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain effective, trusted and collaborative working relationships with internal team
  • Work closely with creative, account and project managers on upcoming and current projects.
  • Responsible for editing and creating content to be delivered across multiple platforms including online and social.
  • Creatively build editorial stories with the available footage and assets.
  • Provide creative input on initial scripts and throughout post-production
  • Selects the most effective shot of a scene in terms of look, story relevance or continuity
  • Edit footage according to tight scripts and storyboards or loose production guidelines
  • Addresses all agency and /or client cut changes throughout the approval process
  • Responsible for delivering the final product to the required specifications
  • Archives all footage at the wrap of each job

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Competence in Adobe Premiere and related plug-ins and enhancement packages
  • 4+ years in an editor role
  • Must have extensive knowledge of codec and file types for delivering to different kinds of media
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, continuity, etc.
  • Creative skills and ability to concept incorporating current technologies and creative forms
  • Must demonstrate sophisticated aesthetic, technical skill, and knowledge of current media trends
  • Strong working knowledge of industry-standard multimedia production technology, including software and hardware
  • Able to work under pressure and under deadlines, with strong follow through abilities
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, flexible and helpful, self-starter
  • Must be able to multi-task across multiple projects
  • Solid communication skills and ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Proficient in digital photo and video cameras and systems
  • Working ability in Adobe Creative Suite Software
  • Competence with working in shared network environments and structured file systems
  • Comfortable with quick turn projects and solution-oriented

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Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.