The Video Editor will play a key role in structuring visual stories that support American University (AU)’s strategic mission and advance institutional marketing and communication objectives. We are a nimble and award-winning in-house production facility- we create a wide range of promos, thirty second to two-minute commercials, mini-documentaries, recruitment and fundraising videos and branded content for broadcast, the web, live events and social media. Many of our films serve a meaningful purpose by promoting social change within the field of higher education and the DC, MD, VA region- your work will have a direct impact on improving the world we live in. This position is responsible for all areas of post-production including: assembly, motion graphics design, compositing, 3D modeling, sound mixing and color correction. In addition, this position will be responsible for maintenance of post-production and NAS server equipment, as well as assist in all aspects of video production (lighting, cameras, sound recording, set design, etc.). The Editor will manage the University B-Roll website and branded graphics assets, and will collaborate with video team members and campus colleagues to determine best practices and brand standards as they relate to video and film production.
Three to four years work-related experience is required, with a minimum of two years experience editing multimedia
Demonstrated proficiency in video editing, animation, motion graphics, sound design, and video compression codecs (specifically: R3D .mov, and .mp4)
Advanced knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and plugins including: Premiere Pro, Prelude, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Red Giant plugin suites
Experience with Maxon Cinema 4D & REDCINE-X, design, typography, and color theory
Proven ability to work with clients on a variety of projects under tight deadlines
Work samples/editing demo reel along with a resume including links to Dropbox or Youtube are strongly encouraged. The Video Editor will have opportunities for professional development/training and to contribute to creative brainstorming, scripting, and developing pitch materials for new projects. The Editor will be a mentor to student employees and freelance post-production crew.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.
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