Video Editor required at Only Motors
Employer View TV Group produces entertainment TV and VOD content based around cars http://tv.onlymotors.com & http://onlymotors.com and broadcasts on OTT / for internet-connected / mobile devices and monetises own and customer’s content through sponsorship and programmatic advertising. View TV Group will broadcast to USA, Australia and Europe in 2017 Q1 will have a Sky HD channel in Q2.
The role is to complete edit projects on time and within budget by cooperating with journalists, writers, other editors, technical staff and performers to ensure the show/programme is delivered to View TV Group policy and editorial standards and in accordance to Ofcom Regulations
− Ensure procedures are followed, whereby all editing activity is conducted through a planning and validation process prior to being sent for final approval by the TV Production Manager
− You will have a flair for pulling together engaging and creative edits to tight deadlines, which exceeds target expectations and that serves as an inspiration to junior members of the team
− Assemble all raw footage such as camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects into the finished edited product
− In compliance with Control Documents (planning document describing the story / narrative) and Edit Schemas (scenes / timings / cameras):
o Input uncut rushes and sound, synchronization, storing them into files on the database and digitally cutting the files
o Create a ‘rough cut’ (or assembly edit) of the programme and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages
o Reorder and fit the content to time and ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the content to a given format
o Select background mood music and correcting faulty footage.
o Grade, colour and add special effects
− Look for and introduce new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency
− Carry out all duties in accordance with health and safety regulations
− Must have a current clean driving license, own transport and be able to commute daily to our office at Green Park, RG2 6UB Reading.
− The ideal candidate will be a professional with two years commercial experience in an agency, production house or broadcast environment.
− Ability to work effectively as a team on several different projects with conflicting deadlines and to strict specifications.
− You will be an expert with Premiere Pro and the latest Adobe video, audio and colour grading software and fluent in After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop
− Audition, SpeedGrade and Encoder expertise would also be beneficial.
− You will be a keen creative problem solver, possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have a mature, calm, can-do attitude.
− Good working knowledge of Mac OSX, PC and digital workflows.
− Good knowledge and experience of Adobe CS, codecs, compression and video formats
− An excellent grasp of post-production processes and services for broadcast.
− Dedicated, punctual and have a strong work ethic.
− A highly creative, enthusiastic and collaborative approach
Why come to View TV Group? What’s the attraction?
− This is an early-stage business and a small team, but growing very quickly and lots of opportunities to grow with the business. The media and entertainment sector is very active at the moment, lots going on, hence lots of opportunity. This is a fascinating industry, fast-moving, fast-growing, and we’re talking to the big players, e.g. Sky, Virgin and US corporates about our great content and world-beating programmatic advertising technology
− Those who understand this industry will be aware that the market place is changing very quickly. With the proliferation of distribution platforms (online, mobile, consoles etc.), the ability to license and sell our content and provide advertisers and sponsors with viewers across many regions is exploding. We’ll be in the USA, Australia and across Europe early this year and on Sky HD by the summer. Consequently, this is an opportunity to be a part of that growth in building a team to make this a much bigger business, globally
− This is a chance to distinguish yourself in View TV Group and to set a course for what’s going to be the future of entertainment, licensing and advertising in the years ahead.
Take action now if you really are that good
− If you want to join our team, send your CV with covering letter of why you think you could add value to our business to firstname.lastname@example.org.