Junior Video Editor

New Delhi, Delhi, India · Video · 010 expand job description ↓

Description

As Junior Video Editor at boxout.fm, your responsibilities will include editing and delivering finalized video content for a wide range of purposes including social media, promo videos, live performance videos, themed videos, music videos and more. In addition to being organized and good with deadlines, it is essential to have a keen understanding of aesthetics in videography and editing to ensure that all video content is up to boxout.fm standards.


A good knowledge of the following tools and concepts is required:

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Lumetri Colour tools in Premiere Pro
  • Knowing how to tell a story through an edit
  • Understanding ‘flow’, which is an abstract yet essential aspect of editing
  • Understanding all the various codecs/formats and other technical aspects of video
  • A good understanding of typography, layout and design principles
  • Advanced techniques in Premiere Pro (such as masking, keying, tracking, overlaying, keyframing etc.)

A moderate knowledge of the following tools/concepts will be helpful:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Audio codecs/formats
  • Basic cinematography
  • Basic knowledge of cameras/lenses/video equipment
  • Basic knowledge of various forms of animation (2D/3D/Stop motion/etc.)

Communication is a big part of the job, so the Junior Video Editor must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is also crucial, as is the ability to learn new techniques on the job.

Typical activities
Common activities for a Junior Video Editor will include:


  • To archive, organize and back up incoming footage in an orderly and reliable fashion
  • To deliver rough and final cuts within established timelines
  • Offering input in creative meetings and sharing ideas
  • Producing attractive and effective edits on time
  • Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
  • Liaising effectively with other team members
  • Supporting the team in troubleshooting video-related issues from time to time

Requirements

Skills required


A Junior Video Editor needs a wide range of personal and creative capabilities. These include:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adeptness with relevant software packages
  • A comprehensive knowledge of film history and videography (i.e. to be a genuine fan of filmmaking)
  • A comprehensive understanding of the various styles of editing and their context in modern filmmaking
  • Versatility in editing and effects styles
  • Being a fast learner, and to enjoy learning on the job
  • An ability and motivation to teach oneself new tricks and techniques on a regular basis
  • A determination to achieve and succeed
  • Some creative industry experience
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work as part of a detail-oriented team
  • The ability to see projects through from start to finish
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Not being afraid to ask for help when it’s needed
  • A willingness to help, share and support the rest of the team
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
  • From time-to-time a Junior Video Editors may need to work hours that aren’t typical, so a flexible approach is needed


“Boxout.fm is a radio station staffed by people who love all kinds of music, almost to the point of obsession, so it is imperative that you have much more than a passing fascination with music.”

Benefits

You will be working closely with a dynamic and closely-knit team from our studio and main HQ in Gulmohar Park, New Delhi and have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of initiatives. We promote a culture of personal development and creative growth. Daily benefits include high-quality coffee, studio space to practise DJ-ing and regular opportunities to attend music shows and festivals.

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