Video Editor Job at Web Platform
We are a fast growing mid-sized I.T company in Kenya, looking for a young passionate and skilled video editor looking for an opportunity to grow and build a thriving web platform.
Kindly note: This job needs someone who is a self-learner, capable of teaching yourself new skills and methods using the internet which you then apply to the work assigned to you.
You should also be a person who can self-manage themselves and require little or no supervision. We shall only guide you in the right direction
Qualified Candidate will be expected to immediately join a selected team to work on an exciting 1 year web project.

Roles for the Video Editor Job

  • Manipulate and edit film pieces in way that is invisible to the audience.
  • Take a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications.
  • Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scene’s value and contribution to continuity.
  • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film.
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects.
  • Create rough and final cuts.
  • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
  • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.

Video Editor Job Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a video editor wether employed or freelance.
  • Solid experience with digital technology and video editing software packages(Avid media composer, lightworks, premiere, After effects and Final cut)
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio.
  • Through Knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity.
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and composting.
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills

How to Apply
Write us an original letter of less than two pages. Title of the letter and email should be:
VD/504/2018: APPLICATION FOR VIDEO EDITOR
In the letter kindly provide us with the following details:

  • Full names, age, contacts
  • Your current/last salary and expected salary
  • A brief self-description about your personality and character
  • Your weaknesses as a person and how you address them
  • Passions, talents and more importantly the technological skills you are an expert in
  • Your career goals and where you see yourself in the next 2 years
  • Your educational background and what new skills you would wish to develop in the next 2 years
  • Tell us about your previous work experiences, if any
  • Tell us why you think you are the right fit for this role

Also attach a portfolio of your works. Send letter to: [email protected]

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