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Video Editor

Lippe Taylor

This is a Contract position in New York, NY posted July 27, 2021.

Lippe Taylor Group is looking for a talented Editor to make concepts come to life through impactful storytelling, rhythm, visual and sound.

Our ideal candidate possesses more than rigorous technical ability; he or she thinks critically about all aspects of an edit, and demonstrates skills in sound mixing, color grading, and motion graphics.

As Editor, you are responsible for the video and audio editing of a wide array of projects that vary in scale, style, and scope, and employ different techniques for success on various platforms.

You have a strong storytelling point of view and command of all editorial tools and techniques.

You take pride in your work, bring positivity to every project, and deliver them polished and on time.

In addition the work, you enjoy being part of a team and working collaboratively through the process.

You’re ready to roll up your sleeves and deliver quality work in a time-crunch, and you have a unique passion and proficiency for your craft.

Last but not least, you’re efficient, organized and accountable, giving proper attention to detail and bringing the full team along in the process.

You’ll be joining an award-winning creative team that has produced some pretty stellar work.

The things we create are designed to earn people’s attention.

It’s not enough to be culturally relevant—our briefs demand that we alter culture in a positive way.

At the end of the day, our bread and butter is creating work that we’re proud of – Not just because it contributes to hitting campaign KPIs, but because it achieves something artistically, culturally, or is just plain excellent.

That kind of work takes a village, and we’re pretty proud of the one we’ve built.

Responsibilities: Edit live-action and/or b-roll video for a variety of applications: live-action video in various outputs, social media, case studies, internal communications, experiential displays, and more.

Develop work that is on-brief and on-brand, raising the creative bar while meeting our clients’ range of needs.

Craft the right solution for the problem, using knowledge of best practices for each delivery platform Collaborate closely with creative and engagement teams to establish desired editorial approach for all videos in development.

Work with producers, designers, copywriters, and creative directors to ensure projects are successful and collaborative.

Leverage the supplied creative brief, scripts or content outlines, and light screen direction or shot list to develop rough cuts that demonstrate a clear understanding of storylines and video objectives.

Gather and transfer all forms of media that might be necessary for post and optimize for final exports.

Maintain agency’s brand and creative standards in every video we produce.

Stay abreast of all industry tools and advancements to support efficient workflows and high-quality outputs.

Edit, design, mix, and master audio for both video and audio applications.

Implement motion graphics in videos.

Provide basic color correction and grading in videos.

Aid Senior Video Supervisor in larger projects and maintaining excellent post-production practices.

Maintain good file hygiene by keeping projects clearly organized and collected for archiving purposes with a meticulously organized file structure.

Skills and Experience: Deep understanding of the art of storytelling through video, motion graphics, and music/audio.

Bachelors degree or a commensurate amount of real-world experience.

2-4 years experience in editing content and creating motion graphics for advertising, film, video, and/or commercial projects.

Exceptional editing capabilities: impeccable timing, thoughtful storytelling, and effective visual communication.

Comprehensive editing expertise in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly with keeping stakeholders aware of project status.

Flexible approach to operate proactively in a fast-paced, evolving atmosphere with ambiguous structures.

Strong time management skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks.

Understanding of modern video trends and techniques.

A creative thinker that welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with creative teams early in a project to ensure its success.

Good team-builder with solid problem/conflict resolution skills.

You are not discouraged when assignments are not the most creative, and you are able to inject elements of creativity in all the things you make You have a sense of humor and you don’t let your ego get in the way of collaboration and great work.

You possess a willingness to learn, and grow your skills.

While you already have a reel with brand experience and cool work, you still think your best work is ahead of you.