Playboy Enterprises

  • Video Editor

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/24/2018 2:57 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1031
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Video
  • Overview

    Playboy is looking for an energetic creative video editor to cut a variety of content for Playboy Plus. Projects include short/long form content as well as scripted/unscripted series. Candidates will be both an independent thinker as well a constructive collaborator, a difference maker. As a brand with a rich & substantial history, only those driven to present their most creative & polished work to Playboy’s global audience will be considered. The video editor will play a pivotal role in shaping the tone, story & audio / visual aesthetic of the final product while adhering style guides that ensure pieces remain on brand. Organization in every aspect of the post production work flow is critical. In a world of constantly shifting priorities, candidates must be able to maintain a laser focus as they switch from project to project while understanding the role they play in writing the next chapter in Playboy’s history.

    Responsibilities

    • Seeing a project from wrap on principle photography through to master delivery
    • Own the creative direction or improve upon the given creative vision of assigned projects
    • Sift, organize & string out raw footage, imposing logic & order to craft a cohesive video
    • Creative use of style, technique & pacing to ensure maximum view ability & retention
    • Finalize edits implementing color correction, sound design & sound sweetening as needed.
    • Work within the broader media operation, anticipating the needs of cross functional departments such as social media, marketing & fulfillment teams
    • Basic management of video data

    Qualifications

    • Expert-level familiarity operating Adobe Premiere with strong proficiencies in both After Effects & Photoshop
    • Experience with FCP, Avid & Da Vinci in addition to various 3rd Party plug-ins are pluses
    • Understanding the inherent differences between broadcast & digital workflows required
    • Understanding of a wide range of video codecs & how to leverage the benefits from each of the different formats.
    • Camera operation a plus
    • Knowledge of the Playboy Brand a plus
    • Objective & emotionally centered when receiving direction & feedback
    • Effective communication skills with ability to precisely articulate progress as well as obstacles
    • Surgical precision on the timeline
    • Comfortability with nudity required
    • Efficient time management & prioritization skills
    • Excellent track record of meeting deadlines
    • Superb judgement in appropriate music selection

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