Associate Story Editor
HitrecordLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
About the Role:
HITRECORD is looking for a highly creative, organized, intuitive and responsible person to serve as an Associate Story Editor in its Post Production department. This role is designed for individuals with experience in editing video content while having an eye specifically geared toward story. The ideal candidate will also express interest, knowledge, and experience in routine Media Management duties as well as working closely with Editors and Producers to acquire and refine creative content. You do not necessarily need to have professional post production experience to fill this role. We are seeking someone who is passionate about video editing, talented and proficient in using AVID Media Composer. The position is paid at 50 hours per week for a run of 12 weeks total, beginning no later than the first week of September 2019.
Work closely with HITRECORD's Editors and Producers in creating a variety of content ranging from Internet Videos to Branded Deliverables
Edit and organize raw testimonial footage into storied segments, packages and soundbytes
Wrangle, download and ingest media from hitrecord.org and other sources into AVID Media Composer
Be the point person for all things 'story' related to the projects that you are assigned
Receive and implement creative direction from Editors and Producers
Learn and use the website hitrecord.org and be an active member of the community
Prepare materials for creative meetings + reviews included exporting, compressing and QCing video outputs from AVID
You are available full time, Monday to Friday, for a consecutive 12 weeks starting no later than September 1st, 2019
Currently living in the greater Los Angeles area
You have 2 years minimum experience importing, exporting, syncing and editing story from source material with AVID Media Composer
You demonstrate experience to interpret creative direction and address constructive criticism in your work
You thrive in fast-paced environments where you manage and successfully meet multiple deadlines
You have experience maintaining multiple projects, at different phases in their life cycle, moving forward to a series of scheduled reviews.
You are Mac-savvy, and proficient in Google Docs
Strong communication skills, with a passion for working in a collaborative environment
What is HITRECORD?
Founded and led by actor and artist Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD is an open online community for creative collaboration. Users don't just post about themselves and vie for attention; they work together on a variety of art and media projects that they couldn't have completed on their own.
So far, HITRECORD has operated as a successful production company, winning an Emmy for its television show, partnering with numerous brands from Samsung and LG to the ACLU, paying contributing community members a total of nearly three million dollars.
With over 700,000 registered users, our next step is to evolve from a PRODUCTION COMPANY into a PLATFORM.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion: We deeply understand the value of bringing together a team with different perspectives, educational backgrounds, and life experiences, and we prioritize diversity within our team. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
Our mission is to inspire creativity through collaboration.