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Senior Editor

A Cut Above the Rest

Firstborn is currently looking for a Senior Video Editor for their New York office. This candidate must bring a combination of technical and creative editing experience to a variety of projects.
He or she must be inventive and resourceful; a detailed eye for editing and overall post-production is a must. We are looking for someone who can multi-task, step in right away and not be afraid to take on different roles simultaneously. Someone who can roll up his or her sleeves and dive into editing and post-production, really understands how to deliver for both web and broadcast, all while simultaneously contributing larger creative ideas and forward thinking for current and prospective clients.

Key Duties

  • Performs post-production editing with an understanding of basic motion graphics using software programs in Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Premiere, Photoshop & After Effects)
  • Understands post-production from beginning to end, and can take a project from offline to online
  • A willingness to learn new technological skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Must be able and willing to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able and willing to lead and grow mid-level and junior editors
  • Knowledge of DaVinci Resolve a huge plus
  • Skills and Aptitudes Required

  • At least 4+ years video editing experience
  • Must be well versed in Adobe Premiere (ideally knows Photoshop and basic after effects as well)
  • Experience editing content for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube or other online platforms & websites.
  • Good visual communication skills - strong design sense with work to demonstrate
  • Self-motivator, creative thinker & problem solver
  • Excellent coordination, organization & prioritization skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines
  • Enjoys working in teams as well as independently
  • Firstborn offers an excellent compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary (compensation will be based on experience)
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • We also offer Vision, Short-term disability, and life insurance at no cost
  • 401K
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced work environment with great people who love what they do
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