Freelance, Avid Assistant Editor

New York, New York 10036

Posted: 03/06/2019 Job Category: Video Editor/Videographer Job Number: 107643

Client: Media

Title: Freelance, Avid Assistant Editor (general)

Location: NYC

Duration: Long-term onsite


Music & Entertainment is seeking strong assistant editors to provide support for projects such as live music events/studio shows/short form among others. This includes basic assistant editor duties, working with the post production supervisor to execute various editorial projects which involves but not limited to keep track of existing show media, building multi groups under a tight deadline, strong syncing and organizational skills desired. Looking for extremely experienced top level AEs with network show backgrounds that can troubleshoot on their own.

   ***Avid MC AES with network show credits are preferred.***

    Responsibilities:

   -Media management of multiple projects in an ISIS/San environment.
   -Transcoding files for multiple platforms.
   -Assisting editors for string outs, prepping multi-group edits/synching, exporting cuts and take over smaller edits.
   -Follow naming conventions for all media and keeping it consistent thru the workflow.
   -Working with other groups for ongoing needs

    Basic Requirements:

   -Must be extremely comfortable/expert user with Avid Media Composer not limited to Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and encoding apps.
   -Experienced in workflows of sending full shows to mix (prepping projects, AAF, log sheets, etc) -Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot edit maintenance issues (ex: media offline, audio issues, reconnecting old projects, etc) Avid errors -Able to handle multiple requests in a fast-paced environment.
   -Know the differences between file codecs from tapeless material.
   -Understand the digital delivery process and the types of files exported for on/air & online.
   -Comfortable in a Mac/PC environment as well as the ability to multitask under changing priorities.
   -Team player and open to various workflows from different groups.
   -Flexible hours
   -Bachelor' s Degree and someone genuinely interested in post-production who wants get on track to be an editor.
   -Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary

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