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Freelance Editor, Editorial Video

Los Angeles, United States
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Freelance Editor, Editorial Video

Buzzfeed Video is searching for an experienced Freelance Editor to work with our Editorial Post Production team in developing both short and longform series for multi platform distribution. The position is based in our LA office, and we offer competitive compensation, a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks to catered lunches twice a week. A successful candidate will have experience and a passion for narrative content, digital formats and loves thinking outside the box.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle the post production of a wide range of Editorial video projects  
  • Quickly assemble edits and implement notes from producers and team leads
  • Maintain several ongoing projects at once
  • Direct assistant editors to enable an efficient workflow

Requirements:

  • Applicants should only apply if they have 3-5+ yrs. experience with editing broadcast/digital content. Looking for both Narrative and Unscripted editors please state your preference in your cover letter
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder and After Effects
  • Looking for editors with a thorough knowledge producing content end-to-end including:
    • Assembly and Editorial
    • Motion graphics
    • Audio mixing
    • Color correcting
    • Making final 4K/UHD,  HD and SD deliverables  
    • Converting, transcoding and compressing files
    • Knowledge of tapeless workflows
  • Extensive experience handling multiple projects from pre to post production
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Candidates must provide a reel/sample portfolio of work via a web viewing link

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment company. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web to its global audience of 200M.

About BuzzFeed Motion Pictures (BFMP)

BuzzFeed Motion Pictures is one of the largest original content creators in the online video space, with 1.5 billion+ monthly views across all platforms. BFMP employs over 200 people across it's Hollywood based editorial and branded video teams.