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Long Beach

Freelance Editor

JOB SUMMARY 
 
We are looking for an editor with a high energy / fast paced style of cutting footage that would be responsible for editing videos, combining sight and sound together to tell a cohesive story. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES 
 

  • Digitally cutting media assets to put together a sequence of storyline and deciding what is usable. 

  • Creatively build editorial stories with the available footage and assets. 

  • Provides 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 

  • Maintains all edit equipment, trouble shoots problems, and actively facilitates repairs 

  • Maintain proper file structure and approach allowing for future edits / adaptations 

  • Owns any other duties/responsibilities assigned by supervisor 

  • Helps ingest and organizes all footage for use in videos 

 
QUALIFICATIONS 
 
  • 4+ years of experience and/or training and highly skilled in digital editing systems, with extensive knowledge of digital camera technology 

  • Competence in Adobe Premiere and related plug-ins and enhancement packages 

  • 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, able to multi-task, self-starter 

  • 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 

  • Some long hours may be required. 

  • A current reel that conveys both technical ability and creative thought. Please provide a brief description about what you did for each segment provided for evaluation. 

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