Full Time Job

Video Editor

Buzzfeed

New York, NY 08-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
BuzzFeed

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

HuffPost is seeking an enthusiastic and creative editor with experience in digital video workflows. Must enjoy helping create shorter, news of the day pieces as well as longer pieces for web and social distribution. Candidates should be highly organized and comfortable collaborating with producers as well as working independently. Good communication skills are a must, as we are looking for positive and upbeat team members who are enthusiastic about bringing their creative input to the table.

You Will

You will handle the post-production of deadline-driven editorial video projects. You should be able to quickly assemble edits and implement notes from producers and team leads, while ensuring video/image/sound quality, size and placement meet our standards. You will be responsible for archiving and organizing footage and other various tasks related to production. The ability to maintain several ongoing projects at once is a plus, and constant communication with producers and the team to coordinate timely delivery of videos, project files, etc. is a must.

You Have

You should have experience with workflows for social media videos, along with experience with media ingesting and video engineering workflows. You must be experienced in Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. Knowledge of Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Previous experience working in production environments is highly valued. A deep understanding of visual storytelling and what makes content appealing on social platforms is a must, as is a passion for creating smart, insightful content around news and news adjacent topics. You should have the ability to perform in a fast-paced, news-driven environment and an eagerness to learn from seasoned staff members at HuffPost.

Candidates must provide sample work via web viewing links.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two - three years of experience editing web / digital content. However, we encourage candidates with less experience to apply.

This role's typical shifts take place during US Eastern Time, Monday to Friday, and may occasionally involve evening or weekend work to cover large news events outside of those hours.

This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit.

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-dyxo03-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Buzzfeed

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.