Video Editor

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
May 19, 2022
Closes
Jun 10, 2022
Ref
STF11034
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Video EditorJoin our Creative Video Team and help us tell Mason's story!George Mason University has an immediate opening for a full-time Video Editor, an integral position in the Office of University Branding. The primary purpose of this position is to support Mason in creating short and medium length marketing and promotional video content that supports strategic university initiatives. This position works closely with other video producers across the university.The ideal candidate will have experience working behind the camera on shoots, filming, and helping direct and manage on set. This position will both serve as the principal cinematographer and director on smaller productions and assist the Videographer on larger shoots with lighting, sound, second camera and talent management. This position will also help with video editing/video production tasks, such as logging footage and editing, color correcting, and formatting video clips.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.We strongly encourage people of color, women, transgender and non-binary people to apply.Required Qualifications:Experience producing (plan, shoot, light, record, and edit) video, audio and multimedia as required by concept and script;Experience managing a set;Understanding of multimedia authoring software Adobe AfterEffects and Adobe Premiere, and graphics software Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; andMotivated, professional, and a self-starter. Eager to work as part of a team of creative professionals with a "can-do" attitude, willing to pivot as strategies and goals evolve.Preferred Qualifications:A visual thinker with great conceptual skills. Able to bring diverse perspectives and/or lived experiences is a strong plus;The ability to research and quickly understand/distill complex story matter;A portfolio of work that includes subjects from diverse backgrounds and life experiences;Great people skills. Must be able to relate with or develop an easy rapport with a broad range of faculty, staff, and students in various stages of their careers from diverse backgrounds and life experiences;Knowledge of George Mason University's mission and vision;Knowledge of RAW video workflow, experience with Blackmagic cameras and DaVinci Resolve;Basic design skills and experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator;Basic knowledge of GFX and 3D programs like Cinema 4D or similar software highly desirable;Experience with audio mastering for video or music; andExperience with gimbals and sliders.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, link to a sample reel (as Other doc.), and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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