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Freelance Assistant Editor, Editorial Video

Los Angeles, United States

Freelance Assistant Editor, Editorial Video

Buzzfeed Video is searching for an exceptional Freelance Assistant Editor to bring technical and organizational skills to our Editorial post production team. The position is based in our LA office, and we offer competitive compensation and a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks, catered lunches twice per week, and drinks.


  • Responsible for logging, archiving, organizing footage and other tasks related to Post Production
  • Prepare and assemble string outs, short content, and in-video graphics when requested
  • Assist Editors and Producers in managing day-to-day details to streamline the post-production process and maximize productivity
  • Collaborate with Editors in trafficking, assessing and editing incoming footage
  • Keep detailed logs on footage, communications between production teams, supervisor notes
  • Assist Post Production Supervisor in management of paperwork, assets, and related documents
  • Work with Editors on sound mixing and color edits
  • Conform assets for delivery to third-party vendors for sound mix and color correction, as well as client deliverables


  • Bachelor degree in Film or Communication
  • Extremely Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro (preferred NLE)
  • Must be comfortable with most video codecs and formats
  • Must be comfortable working in After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Must have great communication skills and be able to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment
  • Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time
  • Ability to work independently and under close direction
  • Experienced in deadline driven environments
  • Experience with DaVinci Resolve or Adobe Audition for color and/or sound finishing
  • Experience behind a camera and knowledge of lighting and sound design a plus

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BuzzFeed is a global media company that produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology and reaches a global audience of over 200M monthly uniques and 1.5B monthly video views.