Assistant Editor and Post-Production Assistant

Santa Monica, CA | Freelance | Job ID #52004 |
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Our client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for a Assistant/Editor/Post-Production Assistant to join their team.

You will report to the Executive Producer and be responsible for:

  • Ingest, prep, sync, and organize incoming project footage, elements, and other media for editors and/or VFX artists prior to edit within the Adobe Create Cloud suite of apps
  • Basic sound editing in preparation for final audio-post
  • Encoding and delivery of final assets
  • Create string outs, pull selects, and work on rough edits
  • Source and edit music / SFX
  • Become an expert user of our media server and help manage file structure and project workflows
  • Troubleshoot tech issues (access to server, font installs, exports)
  • Coordinate content among editors


  • 5-7 years experience as assistant editor
  • 5+ years experience using Adobe Creative Suite - specifically, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects
  • Deep understanding of the post production workflow
  • Someone with strong problem-solving skills who has a proactive approach towards creating solutions
  • Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time
  • A task-oriented and self-motivated person who is able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • A passion for social media platforms and creativity

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