BuzzFeed is seeking a Freelance Video Editor for its Branded Video department. This position will work closely with a group of creative producers and directors editing Branded video content. A successful candidate will have experience and a passion for narrative content, digital formats and loves thinking outside the box.
- Handle the post production of a wide range of Branded video projects
- Quickly assemble edits and implement notes from producers and clients
- Experiment with different versions of an edit, exploring multiple directions
- Work on a range of scripted and unscripted projects
- Stay hyper organized in an ever-changing environment
- Direct assistant editors and post production PAs
- Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro and Media Encoder
- Knowledge of After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator is also helpful
- Motion graphics and titling experience a plus
- Knowledge of digital media including codecs, image types, resolutions, frame rates and the latest digital workflows
- Understanding of basic colour correction within Premiere
- Understanding of basic sound design and mixing within Premiere
- Significant years’ experience working in a fast-paced professional environment
- Bachelor’s degree in Film, Communication or related field
- Experience with scripted and unscripted web content
- Experience editing comedy
- Must have great communication skills and be able to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment
- Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time
- Ability to follow workflow guidelines and naming conventions
- Ability to work in high pressure, fast paced production environment
- Ability to adapt to changes in production plan / schedules
- Ability to work independently with a team
- Knowledgeable of social media and digital video platforms
- Must be able to understand the big picture as well as perform some of the basic tasks
- NO HATERS!
BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.
New media giant, BuzzFeed, attracts over 200 million unique visitors per month, or more quantifiably, everybody on your newsfeed, all the time.
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