Editor - GFX Focus - NY

Gravity Media is seeking a talented Editor - GFX Focus to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches the client’s vision.


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Overview

Gravity Media is seeking a talented Editor - GFX Focus to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches the client’s vision. Ultimately, as an editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story.

POSITION SUMMARY

Work closely with Service Delivery Manager, Production Supervisor and Coordinator, vendors and the rest of the resources within the Gravity ecosystem to coordinate and prepare projects that will be run from client’s facility. Occasionally, this position may be required to attend a remote event and may be required to respond to critical situations after normal work hours.

Essential Duties
  • Ingest and log video content. Edit video on a wide variety of projects and content and create a broad set of assets, as requested.
  • Take projects from the final moment on set to a fully finished video piece that is ready for distribution
  • Uphold, maintain, and enhance quality standards throughout project lifecycle
  • Provide excellent customer service and communication to all stakeholders, including senior level stakeholders, during all phases of studio production and client interaction
  • Supervise and oversee post-production flow on large-scale multi-episodic projects.
  • Complete detailed reports upon project completion
  • Create, update, and enhance technical standards and procedure documentation
  • Collaborate with the client and production team members to understand needs, design basic storyboards, and create and edit animations
  • Create a project timeline that is feasible but ambitious and meets all deadlines
  • Liaise and work effectively with other design and production staff, and be a central point of communication with the client/partner during the process
qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in film studies, cinematography or related field
  • 3 – 5 years of experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Adobe CC and Final Cut)
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Skilled in motion graphics. Experience creating broadcast graphics packages. Work creatively to produce original and aesthetically pleasing designs and solutions. Follow branding guidelines
  • Juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced production environment
  • Devise creative solutions to problems as they arise
  • Direct Voiceover if necessary, and ability to mix VO and sound affects
  • Listen to feedback and altering animations to better suit client needs.
  • Advanced knowledge of After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • Must have excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong client relations and interfacing skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to respond to work in line with job requirements
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Written and verbal communication proficiency
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to sit, reach outward or above the shoulder, stand, walk, handle with fingers, stand, bend, and stoop.
  • Ability to operate a keyboard, view a video display terminal screen, ability to use telephone equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and push or pull up to 25 pounds.

BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Project management proficiency
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and set priorities