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Daily Video Editor - Uproxx Media Group Inc.

Uproxx is seeking a Los Angeles-based video editor who can create mobile-first videos that reflect THE CULTURE OF NOW - short, text-heavy social videos celebrating the most fascinating, trendsetting tastemakers in youth culture. This editor must be a versatile, natural storyteller with a distinct voice and style who loves news, politics, cultural and social issues. This editor must have excellent taste - taste in music, design and storytelling. Someone who is good under pressure who can turn in videos quickly and accurately is a must. This editor is an idea machine who can look at a script given to them and find unique, fun and imaginative ways to plus it up and find the universally-appealing emotional crux of it. This person is a jack-of-all-trades who can take trending news topics and create videos that ask the big questions or investigate the big problems - all in just a few minutes. The position is Monday through Friday, normal business hours. Possibility of full-time employment based on performance.

Requirements

  • Be a consummate filmmaker -- while editing is the first and most important priority, understanding filming and writing to create a compelling story is essential to this job.
  • You have a distinct style of your own -- that can also be broadly enjoyed and shared by millions.
  • MUST be able to control and affect an audience’s emotions in an edit.
  • At least 2 years of paid editing experience.
  • Understand elements of mobile-first videos -- shareable, engaging and emotionally resonant video for social media platforms.
  • Must have video editing experience. Must be a pro with Adobe’s Creative Suite.
  • Must know After Effects and have an excellent design sensibility.
  • Experience creating articles and/or videos with a social media audience in mind.
  • Shooting experience is a huge plus!
  • Stays cool under pressure. Maybe even kind of likes pressure.
  • Self-starter, but handles and incorporates feedback like a champ.
  • Thinks beyond the page -- finds imaginative ways to improve a script and enhance and stretch resources.
  • Understand how to work under a deadline, and actually deliver by deadline.

When applying, your ability to follow the below instructions will be judged:

  • Send resume and online portfolio.
  • Please use this post to curate ONE VIDEO SAMPLE that shows your abilities. Also, provide a one sentence explanation of how this video specifically responds to this post.
  • Submit 3 trending topics you want to makes videos about.
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