Video Editor Job in El Segundo, CA at MotorTrend Group – 4.3

Job Description

This is a contract role and you will not be directly employed by MotorTrend Group. You’ll be required to work through a third party agent called TCW.

Mon-Fri, 8 hour days. 9:30am-6:30pm

Must be able to work remotely but ideally based in Los Angeles

Machines that Move Us.

People who Inspire Us.

Stories that Drive Us.

Check us out: http://bit.ly/MotorTrendG

About Us

We are MotorTrend.

With a monthly reach of more than 131 million, MTG is the largest automotive media company in the world. With franchises including MotorTrend, Hot Rod, Automobile, Wheeler Dealers, Roadkill, Best Driver’s Car, and dozens of other world-class brands, we are reimagining storytelling around mobility. Our portfolio brings together Discovery’s #1 TV network for automotive super fans, with our vast automotive digital platform that includes direct-to-consumer products, websites, apps, connected TVs, social, and live events.

Our People

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up every day intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world.

The Role

Job Summary & Responsibilities:
This is an open call for Freelance Video Editors (full time, hourly, contract) to support MotorTrend Group’s short form video operations across multiple initiatives including Editorial Video, Video Buyer’s Guide, & Custom/Branded Content. Applying for this role will add you to our database so we can match you to an upcoming job or project. Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Edit video deliverables for the project(s) that you are assigned to using Adobe Premiere.

Communicate with Producer/Coordinator & Creative Director to hit key post production milestones on-schedule.

Address editorial feedback from creative director, editorial team, and/or clients.

Place all graphic renders in cuts & request updated graphics from artist as needed.

Output, upload, & share links to review cuts per studio workflow guidelines.

Maintain organization of project files, cut iterations, & assets for duration of project until handed off for server archive.

Depending on the assignment: we may require you to do a finishing pass for sound & color in the Premiere timeline yourself, or hand-off for third party finishing.

Depending on the assignment: we may require you to output & QC your own project deliverables, or hand-off mastering to an Assistant Editor.

Supervisory Responsibility:
This position will not include supervising one or more employees where applicable.

Minimum (2) years experience editing digital video content.

Experience editing in a busy studio or agency environment with competing priorities is a major plus.

Must share portfolio, reel, or link to video editing work samples to be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
High-level of proficiency working in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Knowledge of common video file specifications including export settings & video codecs.

Self-directed in remote work environment with firm deadlines & daily milestones.

Creative storyteller with knowledge of content trends across various platforms & screen sizes.

Physical Requirements:
The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.

Equipment/Software Used:
Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Drive, Slides)

Adobe Premiere Pro. Must have active Adobe Creative Cloud license.

Must have robust remote workstation & wifi with the capability to edit 4k footage & support screen share sessions.

Mac or PC OK; slight preference for Mac stations.

Work Environment:
Work is performed at your own remote workstation. Slight preference for LA locals for ease of hand-offs & deployments

Work is performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

About the Company

Company: MotorTrend Group – 4.3

Company Location:  El Segundo, CA

Estimated Salary:

About MotorTrend Group - 4.3