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Standby Video Editor (Temporary, On-Site)

Alexandria, VA Company name Full-time
14 days ago

Job Description:

Department: Media Operations Center

Corporate Area: Technology & Operations

Status: Full time/Temporary/Non-Exempt

Supervisor: Senior Director, Media Production Operations

Position Overview

The Standby Video Editor will provide temporary editing services for internal our company clients for specific projects on an as needed basis. Utilize industry standard hardware, software and third party applications and appliances to edit products for our company clients that meet and/or exceed their expectations while meeting the our company Technical Operating Specifications.

Key Responsibilities Will Include, But Are Not Limited To
  • Apply creative, technically sound and quality-oriented skills to consistently provide excellent editorial solutions in a client driven, deadline-oriented environment.
    • Utilize non-linear editing system in conjunction with various professional broadcast equipment to edit required materials
    • Perform craft editing services for our company departments and ensure the final material is delivered on-time and error free
    • Learn the procedures to package programs, making sure the final product meets all our company Technical Operations Specifications
    • Create some original short format material such as featurettes, video presentations, online features, breaks, fillers, clip reels, event reels and mid-level effects
    • Create mid-level effects and composites using applications such as Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator
    • Work within template graphics packages to update and deliver a finished error free animation or graphic product
    • Utilize industry standard protocol and organizational strategies to create project and simple graphic templates to be used by fellow editors
    • Repair programs, including but not limited to replacing underwriters and credit beds
    • Prepare materials offline for finishing and delivery such as mix downs, conforms, embedded AAFs, etc.
    • Operate industry standard production gear such as test and measurement equipment and captioning applications in support of program feeds and records per SOPs and guidelines
    • Apply knowledge of different codec, formats, and compression to produce desired end products for both broadcast and OTT distribution
    • Report suspected equipment failures in a timely manner
    • Keep management informed of client concerns, requests, suspected billing, work order or scheduling adjustment issues
    • Complete all required ScheduALL work orders daily
    • Other duties as assigned

Requirements For Success

  • 3-5 years editing experience in a television or post production facility
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with AVID and/or comparable editing systems
  • Demonstrated After Effects experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Broadcasting, Art, Design, Film, Communications, Digital Media or equivalent experience in television or broadcasting
  • Formal editing, animation and sound design classes and certifications preferred
  • Advanced broadcast technical knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of design principles/compositional style for television and web distribution
  • An extensive understanding of third party plug-ins, multiple tapes and file formats and conversion techniques
  • Comprehensive knowledge of television, video, audio, video servers, and other television equipment.
  • Working knowledge of audio production and monitoring including but not limited to mixing and recording both stereo and 5.1 material
  • Ability to perform mid-level and some advance edits and corrections to material for air
  • Working knowledge of component digital waveform and audio monitors
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently without any loss of quality
  • Ability to adapt to an ever changing and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask without making clients feel excluded
  • Ability to make informed decisions under pressure and meet all established deadlines
  • Ability to act on direction and consistently deliver a quality product.
  • Excellent client management skills with strong attention to customer service
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good judgment and follow-through skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • This position could require some evening and weekend work
  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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