We want your skills on our team.
As the PReditor you will be responsible for creating short and long form video content for a variety of video deliverables for client-based projects. You are a well-versed editor with a craft for video editing, content creation, writing, and producing. You will be involved in projects involving anything from pre-production to editing footage for final deliverables. The ideal candidate has a passion for creating visually innovative work and thrives in collaborative creative settings.
Please include your resume and portfolio in order to be considered for the position.
Grey Dog Media is a growing, national-award-winning creator and publisher of custom and consumer media. Our products include magazines, catalogs, books, websites, videos, commercials, and collateral. This is a fast-paced, yet relaxed environment with experienced professionals. We offer a friendly, professional workplace, full-benefits, competitive salary, and remarkable opportunities for creative-skills development, and career advancement.
Produce, shoot, and edit long and short form video content both in the studio and on location.
Works closely and with creative team to plan shoots based off outlines and direction provided by the client and department director.
Work within the video production process for specified creative and business objectives; and efficiently manage the workflow of assigned projects.
Research, pitch, write, develop, create, organize, and edit video content that effectively tells a story and communicates our client’s message using both audio and visual elements.
Provide creative and technical input on how to approach video capture that follow overall client specifications and guidelines as well as the specific vision for each project.
Operate a variety of camera, lighting, and grip equipment. Provides troubleshooting of video and lighting equipment; performs routine equipment maintenance; makes recommendations for equipment purchases. Transports and sets up lighting and grip equipment as required.
Creatively produces video content following the direction given in outline, shot list, shoot deck, or briefs and records and/or tapes audio and video segments, edits raw video, designs digital video effects, and creates graphics as needed to create finished videos.
Back up media, review footage, make editorial decisions, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using software such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Add in graphics and special effects to enhance the quality of videos for the final product.
Ensure correct formatting for finalized videos according to client specifications.
Attend progress meetings to help brainstorm ideas and report on work progress.
Expected to remain up to date on digital video trends and emerging platforms including insights into cultural trends, best practices, and target audiences to enhance daily contributions with role.
Provide estimated costs for all video projects to the department director and optimally utilize resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, film, broadcast, media production, or related field (or equivalent professional experience)
Minimum two years’ experience producing and editing content in a professional capacity
Professional reel demonstrating proficiency in skill and a sophisticated sense of style, design and cinema.
You have strong knowledge and experience in the entire production lifecycle, including pre-production, audio and video recording, lighting, studio environments, editing, and content delivery.
Proficient skill in video editing/post-production software, while working specifically in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Experience filming food and models preferred.
Strong knowledge of video codecs, frame rates (H.264, ProRes, etc.)
Proficiency in color grading software and knowledge of color and audio design a plus.
Experience working with R3D files a plus.
Basic understanding of Adobe Create Suite a plus.
You have exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills; able to successfully balance multiple priorities and demands simultaneously.
Experience with quick turnarounds and solo editing process, and intensive revision edits expected.
Able to adapt skills to the aesthetics of each project and thrive in the creative process of implementing the ultimate vision of the content you are working on.
You have professional judgment for handling confidential information.
You're a self-starter and strong team player who can work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, seeing assignments through to completion.
You maintain a positive attitude, even while working under pressure in an environment where job demands are constantly changing.
Flexibility to shoot content at various locations.
You have a keen eye for detail and can anticipate needs.
Job Location: In Office; West Des Moines, Iowa
Benefits: Medical/HSA/401K/LTD/AD&D/Life Ins./Dental/PTO/Vision
Compensation: Competitive, based on experience