Assistant Video Editor

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #62665 |
Posted Last Week

Our creative & production agency client is looking for an Assistant Editor to join their team. You will have the chance to work on top-tier clients in the entertainment, OTT, and tech space.


  • Transcode file-based raw camera files for ingestion into the edit project
  • Prep footage for design and graphics
  • Flatten final sequence for color correction prep
  • Round trip footage through Black Magic DaVinci Resolve for color correction
  • Clean print high resolution footage in final sequences
  • Cut in final GFX, VFX and audio for review and delivery
  • Export AAF files for audio mix
  • Export final delivery files per client specs
  • Perform QC checks on delivery of finished assets conforming to highest industry technical standards
  • Versioning out of assets for delivery per client request
  • Create Social versioning and multiple aspect ratio deliveries for Instagram, Facebook, Snap, etc.
  • Embed captioning and prepare other Accessibility files
  • Prepare textless submasters
  • Clean up and organize project before archiving
  • Oversee the delivery/upload of final files through FTPs and client portals


  • 3-5 years’ experience in post-production, experience with broadcast or commercials quality work is a must
  • Expert in Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, and Black Magic DaVinci Resolve
  • Proficient with round tripping a project
  • Familiar with HD and UHD television formats and workflows
  • Strong knowledge of broadcast compression formats, codecs, LUTs and transcoding
  • Knowledge of advanced camera files such as Red, Alexa, Sony, Canon, etc.
  • Knowledge of current grading and digital intermediary techniques
  • Ability to understand television monitoring and signal measurement
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environments on multiple projects at once

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.