Assistant Video Editor Job Description

Assistant Video Editor Job Description

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Assistant video editor provides graphic design creation/support for various Colleague Communications projects using Adobe Photoshop, After Effects and PowerPoint.

Assistant Video Editor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Preparing elements for delivery to third-party vendors for sound mix and color correction, conforming vendor deliverables
Edit short-form video content in a variety of styles on a daily basis
Assist Senior Editors with ingesting, formatting and syncing of incoming raw footage - basic edit prep
Help create video assets for social platforms
Create title graphics and thumbnails as necessary
Manage media of all footage and files
Researching and editing b-roll for video segments
Participating in news meetings and story ideation brainstorm sessions
Coordinating post production, including preparing graphics and publishing video stories in our CMS
Setting up shoots both in the field and at our headquarters

Assistant Video Editor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Assistant Video Editor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant video editor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Film, Communication, Editing, Education, Video Production, Military, History, Management, Associates, Television

Skills for Assistant Video Editor

Desired skills for assistant video editor include:

Branding
Fashion industry
Social media
Codecs
Adobe After Effects
Field production and camera equipment
Final Cut Pro
IMovie
Photoshop
Post-production workflows

Desired experience for assistant video editor includes:

Must have at least 2-3 years of experience in film and video production
Some experience in camera operating(HDSLRs), composition, cinematography, and photography
Must have separate highlight reels that reflect skills in either or both Editing and Camera/Cinematography
Must have strong understanding of fashion films and production workflow
Must be an innovative thinker and creative problem solver
Must be team player with great ideas to share and develop

Assistant Video Editor Examples

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Assistant Video Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant video editor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant video editor
  • Creating and logging project files
  • Inserting subtitles and syncing audio files
  • Spearheads the execution of 5-8 original videos per week made from sourced footage
  • Contributes to the pre-production of 1-2 original VOD shoots per week by pitching ideas, following up with and organizing talent and equipment
  • Manages talent, loads and sets up equipment, and shoots secondary camera footage on 1-2 VOD shoots per week
  • Pitches, organizes and shoots at least 4 Facebook Lives per month
  • Sources and edits 4 long-form videos per month
  • Cuts initial selects and creates rough drafts for 4-5 original produced videos per week
  • Works closely with social editors and graphic designer to pitch, create and schedule social-first content, such as meme videos, daily for Facebook and Instagram for both brands
  • Handles the creation and export of additional versions for multiple platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Gopher
Qualifications for assistant video editor
  • The ability to take direction, work independently and maintain focus on your goals
  • Experience working with game tools/engines and creating Mods
  • Artistic mindset
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro &
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud suite of programs
  • 1-2 years experience in editing video (short- or long-form), preferably in a professional environment
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Assistant Video Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant video editor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant video editor
  • Sources stock music options videos
  • Work closely with producers, editors and animators to execute editing projects
  • Search for stock footage, B-Roll and other images
  • Sync and organize raw footage, outputting to a variety of formats
  • Organize assets into the Zoom asset management tool (training will be provided)
  • Prepare projects, gather elements and create string-outs for producers and editors prior to edit
  • Catalogue digital media, ensuring it is properly labeled, stored, media-managed and archived
  • Edit Videos using Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Address edit revisions by making adjustments to animation, color and audio elements, and ensure videos meet brand guidelines
  • Create and log project files
Qualifications for assistant video editor
  • Experience in both Output and Delivery processes
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere - and would like to take your skills to the next level
  • Knowledge of camera operation
  • Knowledge of camera movement
  • Knowledge of framing
  • Knowledge of Video Production Equipment (Cameras, VTR, Audio Equipment, Lights)
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Assistant Video Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant video editor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant video editor
  • Communicate with families via email regarding the status of where their video is at in the production process
  • Communicate within department and company
  • Organizing and maintaining workflows
  • Some video editing may apply
  • Ingest of raw media recordings, cataloguing and providing metadata with CatDV
  • Logging and basic video editing for multiple projects
  • Prepping projects for sound mix and color grading
  • Exporting files for delivery in multiple formats
  • Help source, capture and organize b-roll footage and stock images
  • Prepare interviews for transcription
Qualifications for assistant video editor
  • A video reel or links to creative work
  • Skills in camera operation
  • Skills in camera movement
  • Skills in framing
  • Strong written communication and storytelling skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Adobe Media Encoder and exporting basics for web required
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Assistant Video Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of assistant video editor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant video editor
  • Revise media based on feedback from editors and production teams
  • Support thumbnail production as needed
  • Support producers during studio and field productions
  • Create rough cuts
  • Create language versions
  • Sort footage/organize
  • EditShare space creation & Project folder set up
  • Ingesting and transcoding video footage
  • Proxy file creation
  • Syncing camera files with production audio files
Qualifications for assistant video editor
  • CATDV
  • Must be extremely proficient in Adobe Premier, After Effects, Media Encoder
  • Must have separate highlight reels that reflect skills in Editing and/or Camera
  • Understanding of fashion films and production workflow is a plus
  • Should have a desire to learn and understand the technical aspects of digital journalism
  • Knowledge/Passion for Sports
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Assistant Video Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant video editor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant video editor
  • Cutting paper edits and rough stringouts
  • Making low-complexity revisions to existing projects
  • Video compressions
  • Stock music searches
  • Sound effect sourcing and editing
  • Subtitling
  • Update and maintain footage drive database
  • Helping with new freelancer onboarding
  • Assist and liaise with freelance editors and animators
  • Prepping art assets for After Effects
Qualifications for assistant video editor
  • Ability to operate Mac and PC
  • Advanced knowledge in Adobe Premiere
  • Moderate knowledge in Adobe Audition and audio manipulation
  • Some knowledge of other Adobe products
  • 1 year professional experience as a Video Editor
  • Must include a portfolio of strong work and experience

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