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 onlineA willingness to learn new technological skills.Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast paced environment and meet deadlinesMust be able and willing to work well in a team environmentMust be able and willing to lead and grow mid-level and junior editorsKnowledge of DaVinci Resolve a huge plus
Skills and Aptitudes Required At least 4+ years video editing experienceMust 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 demonstrateSelf-motivator, creative thinker & problem solverExcellent coordination, organization & prioritization skillsStrong communication skills, both verbal & writtenAbility to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlinesEnjoys 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 InsuranceWe also offer Vision, Short-term disability, and life insurance at no cost401KPleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced work environment with great people who love what they do