Video Editor

  • San Mateo, CA
  • Contract

Job Description

Location: San Mateo, CA

Contract: W2, 6 months+

Pay rate: DOE


Position of Mid-Level Video Editor:


1. The role of the Video Editor develops and creates video assets in relation to the product family. The editor needs fundamental design experience and familiarity with image and video manipulation software using the Adobe suite of products (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, etc.) Working knowledge of video compression formats (mkv. avi, mp4, mpg., etc) and tools such as Quick Time Pro.

2. Responsibilities include digitizing, editing and finishing of videos, audio mixing, motion graphics, compression of video footage, post production.

3. Develops and communicates video guidelines and workflow throughout the studio, oversees quality control, and mentors Jr. Editors (if applicable) with their jobs.


REQUIRED SKILLS – This section outlines skills necessary to perform the function. Examples of skill categories are:


• PEOPLE: Requirements include maintaining a professional style of communication, while providing analytical problem solving skills to a variety of user levels within various departments. Must have a high level of creativity, patience, organizational structure, strategic and analytical skills, and production experience. Daily interactions include: The verbal communication of video guidelines and video projects supporting all  depts. Routine communication is necessary to coordinate and execute ongoing projects with project managers, maintain efficiencies during project executions, continue to develop and manage protocols in relation to all video deliverables, maintain objectives in sight, maintain a high level of creativity while interacting with internal studio production.


PROCESS: Daily responsibilities include the ability to interpret and understand studio and project objectives. The ability to help manage the day to day operations of the Video Studio while providing the highest level of support to the company.


 TECHNICAL: High level of technical background necessary in order to support projects with a focus on creativity while providing solutions is imperative. Must have a hands-on attitude with a background in video production, editing, digital photo. Experience with video games, computers and home electronics is a plus. Analytical problem solving skills, strong organizational skills are required.


PLANNING/IMPLEMENTATION: Must have the ability to communicate with a variety of user levels verbally. Creates and executes video production projects based on direction from clients.


INDUSTRY: Marketing, Advertising, Video Production, Editing.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS – Identify direct reporting relationship Reports directly to the Manager of Video Operations. Will be required to meet regularly with the various departments to identify, develop, and create video assets.



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