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5 May 2024

Full-Time Junior Video Editor

WebMechanix – Posted by animatedjobs Maryland, United States

Job Description

This position is only open to individuals who are currently residing in the United States. We regret that we are unable to consider applicants who live outside of the United States at this time.

Inspired by trends you see on TikTok and Reels? Want to work with top brands producing video content for global audiences? Excited to work with AI and be at the forefront of a creative industry shift? Then we want YOU to join the WebMechanix creative team as a Junior Video Editor!

As part of our team, you’ll be responsible for editing high performing video assets that excite and engage our clients’ audiences. From UGC ads and YouTube videos to explainer videos and product demos your skillset will be a crucial element in driving business results for our clients. You’ll have the opportunity to showcase your talent in video editing, crafting captivating work that keeps audiences engaged and attentive.

In this role, you’ll primarily collaborate closely with creative strategists and talent managers to assemble new footage into fast-paced performance driven ads. Youll also have the opportunity to flex your creativity by recutting existing footage into new ads aligned to our clients goals.

We’re not looking for just any video editor though – we need someone that stays on top of social trends, has a relentless desire to learn and grow, and a willingness to push the boundaries of what’s possible. If you’re ready to be at the forefront of the creative industry, experimenting with AI tools, and creating high-impact video that converts, then we can’t wait to see what you bring to the table.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Edit and assemble raw footage, audio, and sfx into polished video deliverables with video overlay for social ads/content, explainer videos, and product demos
  • Partner with creative team members to understand project expectations
  • Incorporate input and feedback from stakeholders to refine video material, elevating its overall quality
  • Utilize AI as an assistant, experimenting with prompts and generative AI tools to produce new footage, audio, and variations of existing work
  • Use data-driven decisions to improve creative assets over time
  • Articulate creative ideas clearly and effectively to team members and clients
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest video trends, techniques and technologies

Requirements

Here is what you have:

  • Arts related degree (Associates or better) or equivalent experience in video editing
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Comprehension of classic design principles and how to use them to articulate feedback and guide decisions to align with a businesss overall strategy and goals
  • Experience researching brands and products to inform creative
  • Comprehension of video formats, codecs, frame rates, and resolutions
  • Knowledge of platform advertising specs and best practices (e.g., for Google Display Network, Facebook ads, LinkedIn advertising, etc.)
  • Understanding of user accessibility and ADA principles
  • Demonstrated ability and portfolio showing conceptual thinking and creative skills
  • Excellent time management skills and strict adherence to deadlines
  • Understanding of how to work with project management systems
  • Preferred ability to edit footage with translations in multiple languages inclusive of English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, and Japanese

Benefits

Heres what we offer:

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (w/ a 2 week minimum usage per year)
  • 8 Weeks Paid Family Leave (for birth of a new child or to treat yourself or family members for an illness)
  • Health Insurance
    • CareFirst Advantage HSA & Non-HSA Option
    • Carefirst Dental and Vision
    • Weighted contributions covering varying portions of individuals and families
  • 401(k) and 401(k) Roth Retirement Plans w/ 3% employer match
  • $500 initial equipment stipend (in addition to company issued laptop, monitor, and peripherals)
  • Flexible working hours based on your timezone
  • Fully remote (but we have an office in Columbia, MD if on-site is important for you!)
  • 13.5 Paid Holidays
  • Monthly Mentorship Meetings to ensure there is always time dedicated to you with your manager
  • …and more! Ask us about our favorite benefits!

WebMechanix is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category covered by law.

U.S. Residents only

The estimated salary range for this position is $40,000-50,000.

If you don’t feel that you meet all of the requirements listed in this job description, don’t worry! Even if your past experience doesn’t match up perfectly with the job description, we still encourage you to apply. Research indicates that women and people of color are less likely to submit job applications unless they feel they meet all the requirements. At WebMechanix, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. Therefore, we encourage you to submit an application if you are interested so we can keep you in mind not only for this role and similar roles but for future openings, as well.

Job Categories: Remote Editing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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