|Remuneration:||R5000 – R6000 per month|
Job descriptionWe are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches the founder’s vision and is suitable for online distribution. This is a part-time role based on output, not time. Ultimately, as a film and video editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story and gain as many views as possible. You will be required to experiment with new techniques, interesting ideas and various tools to create an exciting and engaging final product. You will have the freedom to experiment, fail, learn and grow as the online presence of the brand and business grows.
- Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
- Take a brief to grasp the production team’s needs and specifications
- Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
- Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
- Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
- Create rough and final cuts
- Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
- Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process
- Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and the industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.
- Output-based work, not time-based work.
- Proven work experience as a video editor
- Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects or Final Cut)
- Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
- Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
- Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
- Creative mind and storytelling skills
- BS degree in film studies, cinematography or related field, currently studying or completed.
- You must have reliable internet! Being a remote job, you need to be able to work from home, download large files, upload large files and edit large files all day, every day.
Posted on 18 Feb 10:13