Video Editor

Mountain & Sky Productions - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)

Contract

We are a burgeoning video production company in Denver, Colorado that is currently seeking a qualified video editor. We need a self-starter who can bring professional quality content in tandem with our shooting.

Ideally, we are looking for an individual who is interested in the idea of transitioning into long-term employment, however, this is currently a contract, hourly based position.

We are looking for someone special. Someone with knowledge and intent, who can help lead us into the future. We are looking for someone who can grow with us.

This is a real opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a developing enterprise.

Video Editor Responsibilities
Include:

  • Manipulating and editing film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
  • Taking a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications
  • Reviewing shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity

Job brief

We are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches director’s vision and is suitable for advertising, broadcast, cinema, social media, etc.

Ultimately, as a film and video editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story

Responsibilities

  • Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
  • Take a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications
  • Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
  • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
  • Create rough and final cuts
  • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
  • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a video editor
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • BS degree in film studies, cinematography or related field

http://www.mountainskyproductions.com/

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Video Editing: 2 years (Preferred)