Video Editor (project-based)

BuzzFeed - Los Angeles, CA (22 months ago)

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The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a creative Video Editor to join our Los Angeles Post-Production team in a project-based capacity.

You Will

  • Partner with Creative Producers and Post-Production team editing a variety of BuzzFeed video content
  • End-to-end edit multiple videos and formats both unscripted and scripted
  • Quickly assemble edits and implement notes from creatives and clients
  • Experiment with different versions of an edit, exploring multiple directions if needed
  • Stay super organized in and adhere to internal SOPs for project naming conventions
  • Collaborate with the Post-Production team to flag and communicate any watch outs with the shoot and scope of creative.
You Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Film, Communication or related field
  • 3+ years experience working in a professional environment on digital content
  • Advanced knowledge of Mac OS and Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder and After Effects as well as 3rd party software
  • Experience with codecs, image types, resolutions, frame rates as they pertain to digital media trends
  • Flexibility to adapt with changing timelines and deliverables
  • Passion and knowledge for editing theory
  • Experience with designing and laying in GFX/VFX
  • Balance and grade color, and mix and level audio within Adobe Premiere
  • Advanced knowledge of Post-Production and Production process and equipment
  • Knowledgeable of social media and digital video platforms
  • Emphasis on organization and attention to detail
  • Proactive, positive team player, able to help guide projects from ingest to delivery
Send us your Reel!

  • Share 3-5 samples of work you've edited or current reel.
Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA and NYC!
BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company, delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We value experimentation, teamwork, inclusion, humble confidence. At BuzzFeed, you'll work collaboratively with inspiring colleagues to create technology and content that helps connect people all over the world.