Freelance Video Editor

BuzzFeed, New York

The social news and entertainment company.

Buzzfeed Video is searching for an experienced Freelance Video Editor to work with our Editorial Video team in NY to develop short form content for multi platform distribution. The position is based in our NY office, and we offer competitive compensation, a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks to catered lunches twice a week. 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 Editorial video projects  
  • Quickly assemble edits and implement notes from producers and team leads
  • Format submitted content to fit the company’s editorial guidelines
  • Ensure that video/image/sound quality, size and placement meet requirements
  • Responsible for archiving, organizing footage and other various tasks related to production
  • Maintain several ongoing projects at once
  • Maintain regular communication with producers and the post production team to coordinate timely delivery of videos, project files, etc


  • Applicants should only apply if they have 2+ yrs. experience with editing web/digital content. Looking for both Narrative and Unscripted editors please state your preference in your cover letter
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder and After Effects
  • Looking for editors with a thorough knowledge producing content end-to-end including:
    • Assembly and Editorial
    • Motion graphics
    • Audio mixing
    • Color correcting
    • Making final 4K/UHD, HD and SD deliverables  
    • Converting, transcoding and compressing files
    • Knowledge of tapeless workflows
  • Extensive experience handling multiple projects from pre to post production
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Candidates must provide a reel/sample portfolio of work via a web viewing link

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment company. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web to its global audience of 200M.

About BuzzFeed Motion Pictures (BFMP)

BuzzFeed Motion Pictures is one of the largest original content creators in the online video space, with 1.5 billion+ monthly views across all platforms. BFMP employs over 200 people across it's Hollywood based editorial and branded video teams.

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