Editor (Silver Spring, MD)

SUMMARY:

In providing service to the Marketing, Digital Media and Operations Departments, the Editor is responsible for editing promos, presentations and web vignettes, formatting programs and preforming technical evaluation (QC).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prioritizing the activities identified above, and making adjustments as deadlines change and new work is introduced.
  • Working with client groups to understand the requirements of their projects and to suggest potential alternatives.
  • Placing requests in context, and resolving discrepancies in order to maximize efficiencies.
  • Editing promotional spots, marketing presentations and programming.
  • Program versioning for both linear and nonlinear distribution.
  • Program finishing, including color correction, audio leveling graphic overlays and output to file or videotape.
  • Creation of files for use on-air, from file and videotape sources.
  • Quality control (technical and editorial) of program and promo master files to ensure adherence to on-air editorial and technical standards and specifications.
  • Completion of accurate and detailed QC evaluation reports.
  • Troubleshooting and initiating repair, in the event of equipment failure.
  • Other duties, as needed.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to run both highly creative and highly technical edit sessions.
  • Must be well versed in post-production and skilled as an Avid Editor.
  • Good with music approach, effects-savvy for various forms of entertainment, and life-style Marketing and Digital Media projects.
  • Must be proficient as both an offline and online editor, with experience in SD, HD post production.
  • Ability to multi-task and to work effectively under changing priorities and challenging deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of MS Windows MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Legal right to work in the United States.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Must have at least 3-5 years of editing experience.  Must possess strong Avid Media Composer skills. A strong working knowledge of Adobe after Effects and Photoshop required.

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