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Assistant Editor

Los Angeles, CA

YouTube

Digital

Starts Feb 01

For 4 Week(s)

  • Job Requirements: On-location production (all travel costs covered).

Overview:
The Assistant Video Editor will support the entire post-production operation by being the first set of eyes and hands on media after production. This role will be responsible for media management and will prepare all project assets and Premiere sequences for editorial teams. The AE will play a critical role in ensuring editors have a seamless, easy to understand start to their projects with minimal delay as CNE works within tight and shifting deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Collect memory cards/drives from Production teams, offload/upload media ensuring no footage is lost or corrupted, and verify data backups
- Gather assets from Production teams, ensuring media is accounted for, thoroughly organized, tagged, and stored in the proper locations in a timely manner
- Upon review of media, catch and flag any production errors, issues, or inconsistencies to all stakeholders and affected parties
- Import and prepare all project assets into Adobe software (Premiere, After Effects, etc.)
- Work with Media Asset Management team to correct and reconform problematic media codecs before assets are sent to editorial teams
- Build and connect multicam sequences to project specs
- Diligently organize, connect, and synchronize media in sequences ready for internal and external editorial teams to take over without questions
- Annotate and label all media based on shoot/project notes, as well as using your own intuition and understanding of the shoot to organize media in the project in a concise manner to set up the editorial and graphics teams for success
- Export and share sequence stringouts with project stakeholders
- Ensure correct project templates are being utilized and distributed to creative teams
- Recall old projects and media from archives when required
- Responsible for the distribution of hard drives to Production teams and updating tracking documentation

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
- Minimum 3 years of post-production experience including work as an Assistant Editor, preferably with digital content
- Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Suite / other post-production technologies and software
- Strong commitment to thoroughness and detail as well as an aptitude for organizing and labeling media content for a Post Production facility
- Proficiency with Google Suite required
- Proficient knowledge of the main broadcast and digital video and audio formats
- Work independently and with teams, able to decipher problems and create solutions; able to complete tasks with minimal guidance if necessary
- Adept at determining priorities and able to hit deadlines under pressure; ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities in a deadline-driven environment
- Communicate well and be flexible with other departments
- MAM experience a plus

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