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Video Editor/Designer

Remote | Troy, MI
Freelance | Job ID #68607 | Posted Last Month
Are you a freelance Video Editor/Designer looking for additional work on a big name brand?  Do you love creating/editing helpful tutorials utilizing established styleguides?  This may be the project work for you.             
The Video Design Editor role encompasses a wide range of video-related tasks and projects, from storyboard development to editing final videos, per client project specifications. Act as primary video specialist on assigned projects.

Scope of Work

  • Develop high-quality video-based creative projects and/or make edits to existing projects
  • Handle multiple timelines for client initiatives
  • Establish the look and feel for the video based on client brand standards or other related materials
  • Understand the storyline and purpose of the video
  • Follow the outline, script or shot list and assemble the footage into one cohesive video or film
  • Create assets or animations when needed depending on the style of the movie (e.g., motion graphics)
  • Be able to cut together multiple angles and takes along with b-roll, stills and other graphics using After Effects and/or Adobe Premier
  • Layer in music, voiceover, graphics and effects to help tell a complete story
  • Ensure all editing cuts, splices, changes and additions appear seamless and natural
  • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process
  • Collaborate with CD/ACD in completion of projects; take direction from creative leadership team
  • Build strong credibility and good working relationships with colleagues and clients

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Video Production, Digital Media or related degree or combination of equivalent education and experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in an agency or design environment
  • Strong portfolio of sample work
  • Skill set should include proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite’s video and editing programs, including After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Audition
  • Skill set should include proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
  • Strong research and communications skills

Decision Making, Complexity, and Impact

  • Strong conceptual abilities and original thinking for clients
  • Self-directed, responsible, able to meet deadlines

If this sounds like your background and you have capacity to take on additional freelance/as needed work, please introduce yourself by applying below.

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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