Full Time Job

Video Editor, Branded Content


Los Angeles, CA 07-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered, diversified media company that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally through its cross-platform news and entertainment network. The company produces articles, lists, quizzes, videos, and original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world's largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News and HuffPost; an industry-leading affiliate business, strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Commerce; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a creative Video Editor to join our Los Angeles Post-Production team in a fixed-term capacity to work on Branded content. We're looking for someone who has the ability to edit and complete their own professional level final finishing on projects.

You Will
• Partner with Producers and Post-Production team editing branded content
• End-to-end edit multiple videos and formats both unscripted and scripted
• Work both remotely and on campus to quickly assemble edits and implement notes from creatives and clients
• Experiment with different versions of an edit, exploring multiple directions if needed
• Stay super organized in and follow internal SOPs for project naming conventions
• Test and give technical notes on new workflows
• Professional level finishing of Color and Sound within Premiere
• Onlining various edits as needed
• Collaborate with the Post-Production team to flag and communicate any watch outs with the shoot and scope of creative.

You Have
• 4+ years experience working in a professional environment on digital content
• 1+ years Experience in Branded Content or Agency Editing
• Advanced knowledge of Mac OS and Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder and After Effects
• Working knowledge of Audition, DaVinci, and other common 3rd party software a plus
• Experience with codecs, image types, resolutions frame rates as they pertain to digital media trends
• Experience cutting Story driven Edits
• Flexibility to adapt with changing timelines and deliverables
• Passion and knowledge for editing theory
• Experience with designing and laying in GFX/VFX
• Balance and grade color, and mix and level audio within Adobe Premiere
• Advanced knowledge of Post-Production and Production process, software and equipment
• Knowledgeable of social media and digital video platforms
• Emphasis on organization and attention to detail
• Bachelor's degree in Film, Communication or related field is preferred

Send us your Reel!
• Share 3-5 samples of work you've edited or current reel.
• Must include branded samples

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7n249-18-205-192-201-42 in your application.

Company Profile

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally.