Full Time Job

Assistant Editor


New York, NY 05-09-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.

The Role

CAA seeks an Assistant Videographer/Editor for our in-house Creative Services department. In this role, they will report to the Head of Creative Services, work closely with the Project Manager and video team in production and post-production efforts in support of the Agency and our Clients. The Videographer/Editor will support the video team in creating original corporate content, and their work on a range of projects including but not limited to; clip playlists, client and corporate sizzle reels, concept videos, web/social videos, video interstitials, motion graphics, sound editing, and special client projects.

o Liaise with the Project Manager, executives and professionals on the video team
o Research, source, trim and build project files for the video team
o Work in conjunction with Project Manager to source, organize,, and archive corporate and client materials
o Ingest and compress memory cards after shoots
o Work within established workflows and follow file naming protocols
Occasional on-set support for the video production team

o Bachelor's degree in film, video, media, production, photography, editing or a related field
o 0-2 years of professional experience working in a creative environment such as an agency, production company, post house, freelance editor or event production
o Understanding of editing concepts around pacing, structure and emotion
o Ability to work on a set under direction of DP to set up lights, c-stands, scrims, backdrops
o Ability to set up editing projects, manage folder and file structures, work quickly and efficiently, and archive in line with established team workflow
o Working knowledge of Premiere Pro, Quicktime Pro 7, Quicktime Pro 10, Handbrake. Working knowledge of AfterEffects, DaVinci Resolve and Audition is a plus
o Excellent communication skills including the ability to articulate creative concepts
o Technical aptitude related to operating systems, export settings, codecs and ability to troubleshoot computer issues with tech support as needed
o Passion for editing, desire to do more and always improve
o Eye for detail, ability to carefully cross-reference notes to deliverables
o Positive, hard-working, ''can-do'' client service attitude
o Eye for detail
o Desire to be a part of an organization that values teamwork and taking care of each other

o You can work 100% remote with occasional travel to company meetings and events.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb5xke-18-232-52-135-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.