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Junior editor

Catalytic Creative is a boutique creative advertising agency that specializes in marketing for broadcast, cable, and streaming series. Our team is growing quickly and we need help with assistant editorial and finishing work! This is a freelance-to-hire position.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support senior editorial staff and Post Manager with file maintenance, logging footage, pulling clips and images from shows, and other duties involved with the assembly of promotional materials.

  • Complete cue sheets and scripts

  • Completing preps to send to studios or finishing houses

  • Overcut spots with clean or high res footage

  • Manage offline spots and create hyperlinks to send spots out for review

 

Essential qualifications/requirements:

  • You are organized and extremely detail-oriented

  • You have great communication skills

  • You are a problem solver and you like to wear many hats at your job (not necessarily literally)

  • You are capable of working flexible hours

  • You are based in Los Angeles

  • You have the ability to manage your own time and plan according to deadlines

  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office and the Apple and Google equivalents (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Google Docs, etc)

  • You are comfortable working from home

  • You own your own computer that can run Adobe Premiere

  • You have a working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and editing workflow

 

Additional qualifications that set you apart:

  • Trailer industry experience as an assistant editor or equivalent (preferred but not required)

  • Experience with AVID Media Composer is a huge bonus

  • Experience compiling scripts, shot lists, and cue sheets

  • Experience creating caption files in Adobe Premiere or After Effects

  • Experience creating finishing prep files including EDLs, embedded AAFs and OMFs, and video references from completed creative projects

  • Knowledge of digital video codecs and bit rates

  • Understanding of frame rates, timecode, aspect ratios, and resolutions

  • Understanding of audio bit depth, sample rate, codecs, track layouts, and audio formats

  • Knowledge of various audio specs

  • Experience with video conversion tools (Quicktime, Adobe Media Encoder)

  • Experience cutting your own material from scratch

 

To apply for this position, send your resume, cover letter, and recent work to Jobs@catalyticcreative.com

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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