Assistant Editor

Santa Monica, CA | Freelance | Job ID #49822 |
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Our client, a premium streaming content provider, is looking for a freelance Assistant Editor to join their team.

You will report to the Sr Video Manager within Video Production group.


  • Bring technical prowess and creative intuition to our internal post-production team TV content promos for all Original series to product related promotional videos for the company.
  • Prepare projects for editors and producers by pulling, transcoding, syncing, and logging existing or original footage, and assembling edits.
  • Media management, asset organization and file delivery.
  • Music edits and searches.
  • Clip and transcode TV and film content.
  • Update existing trailers, promos, and guided tours.
  • Create short bumpers and various minor editing projects.


  • 4-6 years assistant editing experience and expert in Premiere Pro CC.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Technically proficient in all video codecs and formats and the ability to transcode between them flawlessly. Be familiar with the difference between an “inverse telecine” and an “adaptive de-interlace”. And familiar with the difference between an inter-frame and intra-frame codec.
  • Proficient in Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, After Effects, and Photoshop.
  • Experience working with a variety of camera workflows for post-production including ingest.
  • On-set production experience as an assistant editor or DIT.
  • Expert in organizing, logging, and media-managing multiple projects.
  • Detailed, meticulous, and organized.
  • Passionate storyteller and media creator.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Resourceful and solution-oriented, and an expert troubleshooter.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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