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Hiring Organization Gold Eagle Co.
Post Name Video Editor/Photographer
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in Film Making, Visual Communications, or Related Field.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 20 To USD 25 Per Hour
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States 60632

Studio Production

  • Works in collaboration with Brand and Digital Managers and Content Strategy managers to produce a variety of video products for digital VOD, broadcast advertising, and video streaming.
  • Assists operation of small multi-camera setups.
  • Makes recommendations to the department for software and equipment purchases.

Field Production

  • In cooperation with other staff, assists in pre-production and production planning activities.
  • Operating all portable video and audio equipment.
  • Assists in transporting and setting up lighting and audio equipment as required.
  • Provides limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.
  • Travels as required to gather appropriate lifestyle content based on project direction.

Post-Production

  • Plans and performs video post-production tasks which include reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using Adobe Premiere & After Effects software.
  • Utilizes Motion graphics software for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts.
  • Compresses video projects for output; makes video products available in a variety of formats including streaming media files and social media aspect ratios.
  • Coordinates internal and external duplication services as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film Making, Visual Communications, or Related Field.
  • 2+ Years’ experience in video production.
  • Adobe Creative Suite Proficiency
  • An understanding of social media and communication via video on social.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and e-mail systems.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision utilizing a take-charge attitude.
  • The ability to prioritize projects based on importance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work well in a TEAM Atmosphere.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Open to change and/or welcome change in the workplace. Able to adapt to the changes in a fast-past environment without being negatively impacted.
  • Communication – Effectively and efficiently communicates information and ideas through written, oral, or electronic mediums.
  • Detail Oriented – Thoroughly reviews details in completing work tasks.
  • Independence – Develops one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Initiative – Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges by setting goals and continually improving their skill sets.
  • Interpersonal Skills/Team Player – Works as a competent member of the team, willingly providing backup support for co-workers when appropriate and actively supporting group goals.
  • Problem Solving – Demonstrates the ability to foresee problems and prevent them by taking action.
  • Work Prioritization  Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.

SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION

  • The ability to edit 4-8 videos per month.
  • The ability to edit 2 long-form videos per year.
  • The ability to keep up with the latest trends in the digital video vertical.
  • Grow videography skills with help of the Director of Photography & Content Strategy Manager.

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