- Digital Video Editor

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Digital Video Editor


Digital Video Editor

Salary: $65,000 - $85,000
• Emerging Level


The Kelly Clarkson Show Digital team is seeking a talented, quick, creative digital video editor and graphic designer to join our small and incredibly mighty digital team.

Category Digital Media  Editor  Graphic Design  Motion Graphics  Post Production  Social Media  Video Editor 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 05, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Kelly Clarkson Show Digital team is seeking a talented, quick, creative digital video editor and graphic designer to join our small and incredibly mighty digital team.

The role will report directly to the Senior Supervising Digital Producer and require editors to work end-to-end on video content and graphic needs. 

Video content will range from clipping daily episode clips and captioning, to long and short form digital one off’s and franchises, social videos, sizzle videos, mashups, longer-form episodes and branded content. The digital video editor will also design and execute still graphic images and motion graphics. 

Editors should be skilled and adept at working with footage of all formats, identifying solutions for challenges, making informed tonal decisions with music and graphics and more.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Edit video content for an array of video platforms utilized on The Kelly Clarkson Show’s Digital team including, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
  • Utilize a variety of footage from show cameras, digital DSLR cameras, iPhone footage to create digital videos that reflect the strength and storytelling of the Kelly Clarkson Show Digital brand.
  • Skilled at creating and editing stand-out digital video content and franchises that are episodic in nature. Franchises may be short form for social or be longer in format at 10+ minutes.
  • Skilled communication and professional presence when supporting the supervising digital video editors
  • Ability to clearly articulate editing decisions 
  • Ability to problem solve and find solutions to creative challenges 
  • Strong organizational skills to keep Supervising Producer up to date with ongoing projects and timelines.
  • Ability to caption own videos and write copy that is grammatically correct and without error
  • Create stand out, premium still and motion graphics 
  • Ability to multitask multiple edits based on the deadlines presented
  • Smart, creative decision making
  • Pitching new original content ideas to keep up with modern trends
  • Collaborate with various departments internally to ensure that all key stakeholder needs are being met: from talent booking to legal to executive producers to supervising producers to music
  • Ensure compliance with company guidelines, including deadlines, legal practices, confidentiality, and design standards
  • Constantly incorporate audience feedback and data into content
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about latest social, internet zeitgeist, pop-culture, and entertainment news and have a clear understanding of The Kelly Clarkson Show’s brand and topical areas
  • Have experience filming with DSLR cameras and iphones 
  • Setting up lighting and filming equipment is a plus.
  • Assist with some digital associate producer responsibilities 
  • Willingness to go above and beyond and work occasional nights and weekends.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience as an editor with demonstrated ability to create end-to-end original digital video content that is adaptable to multiple social and digital video platforms.
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience of using post production video and graphic editing software in Adobe Suite such as Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.  
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience audio mixing, sound design, and color correction.
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in-studio at 30 Rockefeller Plaza when needed.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to multitask over multiple projects at once and be able to prioritize projects to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and work quickly and efficiently under pressure. Stay level-headed and calm in a fast-paced environment and daily talk show. 
  • Creatively innovative when it comes to editing
  • Accountability over projects
  • Must be equally comfortable on set, behind an editing keyboard, and sometimes with camera in hand.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and professionally interact with executive-level staff as well as talent.
  • Strong expertise of video codecs, DSLR and 4K workflow.
  • Strong passion for music, pop culture, internet trends, social media and entertainment
  • Be a team player, contribute to broader team initiatives
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude that contributes to our team and work culture.
Additional Requirements:
Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Salary range: $65,000-$85,000

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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