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Job Description

Video Editor Responsibilities

Job brief
An advertising firm in Business Bay looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches directorís vision and is suitable for broadcasting.

Manipulating and editing film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
Taking a brief to grasp production teamís needs and specifications
Reviewing shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenesí value and contribution to continuity


Responsibilities
Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
Take a brief to grasp production teamís needs and specifications
Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenesí 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 industryís best practices to maximize efficiency.

Requirements
Proven work experience as a video editor
Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Light works, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)
Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
BS degree in film studies, cinematography or related field