- Editor

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Hogarth Worldwide: The position requires a high level of expertise in video editing and post-production, creating videos worthy of the Hogarth brand.

Category Animation  Editor  Motion Graphics  Post Production  Special Effects  Video Editor 
Location South Africa
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 15, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The position requires a high level of expertise in video editing and post-production, creating videos worthy of the Hogarth brand. More specifically it includes the following: 
  • Required to work independently but also in a team context.  
  • Setting up and operating computer editing systems. 
  • Acute awareness of deadlines, content requirements and graphic guidelines. 
  • Studying and interpreting scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements. 
  • Footage conversion and ingestion, shot selection etc. 
  • Choosing specific visual effects, music and special audio elements. 
  • Work closely with producers, directors and motion designers to meet specific goals. 
  • Assembling various audio-visual materials into a finished product with a high level of production quality. 
  • Editing video material into the various video genres. 
  • Determining specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete videos. 
  • Confer with producers and directors concerning layout or editing approaches needed to increase dramatic or entertainment value of productions. 
  • Collaborate with music editors to select appropriate soundtracks. 
  • Other related editing requirements – grading, conversions, final material etc. 
  • Five years working experience as an editor 
  • Three years Solid Animation/graphic motion experience  
  • Relevant tertiary qualification 
  • Experience working with/for a production facility is an advantage 
  • Experience working with/for an advertising agency is an advantage 
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere. 
  • A solid working knowledge of Adobe After Effects  
  • A working knowledge of 3D and 2D animation. 
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, video equipment, personal computers, and techniques used in the video editing field. 
  • Ability to visualize production scripts and other verbal or written instructions. 
  • Ability to effectively operate and maintain video editing systems and related equipment. 
  • Knowledge of online media and social media is an advantage.  
  • Knowledge of technical elements of video – i.e. formats, codecs, delivery options, 
  • Ability to combine a creative eye with attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines. 
  • Organized and thorough. 
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility 
  • Ability to give creative input and direction  
  • uploads, compression, web platforms (YouTube etc) etc 
  • Problem solving. Time management. Resourcefulness. 
  • Have excellent creative problem-solving ability. 
  • Excellent attention to detail. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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