Video Editor Job at PageOmni Technology Limited, Lagos

PageOmni Technology Limited – A software development, Web Development and IT Consulting company, requires the services of a qualified candidate to fill the position of:

Job Title: Video Editor
Location:
Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Description

  • The video editor is responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product that’s suitable for broadcasting.
  • The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.
  • Digital technology, specialist computer software and high-quality digitization of sound and pictures have effectively replaced the traditional manual method of cutting film.
  • In some instances the video editor may be given creative freedom, while in others he or she will be required to just operate the necessary machines.
  • This is a key role in the post-production process and the editor skills can determine the quality and delivery of the final product.
  • He or she will usually work closely with the Executive producer / Production assistant and the Programs manager to achieve the desired end result.

Responsibilities

  • Assembling all raw footage, with camera shots either recorded or transferred onto digital files in preparation for inputting into the computer;
  • Inputting uncut rushes and sound, and synchronising and storing them into files on the computer;
  • Reordering and tweaking the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video.
  • Ability to understand and work from a shot list, script, or screenplay.
  • Digitally cutting the files to put together the sequence of the film and deciding what is usable;
  • Creating a ‘rough cut’ (or assembly edit) of the programme/film and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages;

Additional tasks may include:

  • Overseeing the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing;
  • Experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements;
  • The video editor may also carry out online editing duties which involve finalising technical aspects such as correcting faulty footage, grading and colouring, and adding special effects.
  • There could be a need to work long or irregular hours. Work may need to be carried out on location.
  • Writing voiceover/commentary;
  • Suggesting or selecting music.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must have a high level of technical expertise.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must have an online video editing skill.
  • A Keen eye for detail
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must be very creative
  • Must be able to work under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a video editing role.
  • Must have worked in a media house before.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to:[email protected]

Application Deadline  10th May, 2016.

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