Your primary responsibility will be to transform raw video footage into a finished product. With the storyline in mind, choose what footage to keep and assemble it into a fluid sequence, varying the camera angles and trimming as necessary.
You may also be required to perform minor colour grading to enhance video quality.
Sourcing of additional assets for the video, such as audio and visual effects.
You may assist with the recording of voiceovers, collaborate with sound engineers to create sound effects, or research appropriate music tracks, ultimately integrating these into specific scenes of the video.
Creation of graphics such as transitional elements, text and subtitles, animations, or motion graphics.
Full understanding of various social media platforms including nuances and design specs
Exporting of videos must take into account different kinds of platforms and encode videos in several specifications and formats.
Assist with documentation and archiving by logging metadata and compressing videos for storage.
Working within an existing global CI and implementing according to these guidelines
Interact with other agency teams / divisions to execute creative concepts
Participate in brainstorms and concept ideation for campaigns and production jobs
Creation and rollout of high quality video work
Fulfilling briefs accurately and on time.
Following a script or outline
Inputting sound to enhance footage, which may include selecting music
Inputting graphics to enhance footage
Manipulating film and video footage using modern editing techniques.
Maintaining continuity while moving shots according to scene value.
Inserting dialog, sound effects, music, graphics, and special effects.
The candidate must :
Keep up to date with current and emerging trends and technologies, continually looking for opportunities to push further
Be eager to learn and grow
Be willing to assist team members and work overtime when required
Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
Have a strong understanding of video best practices
Pay particular attention to detail and respond well to direction
Strong technical skills in Adobe After Effects, with basic understanding and experience in the supporting software (Photoshop & Illustrator)
Have experience working in a fast-paced agency environment; be able to respond and adapt quickly
Be solution driven
Have strong time management and self-management skills
Have a positive attitude and be a team player reliability is key!
Solid understanding of how cameras, lighting, and sound recording works
Solid understanding of photo, video, and audio editing.
Experiencing sourcing music, sound effects, stock photos and stock videos from various online libraries.
Good communication skills both written and verbal.
Good people skills.
Detail oriented and a great note taker.
Research and problem solving skills
Bonus Skills :
Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, 3D experience
Social media marketing experience
Attention to detail
Proven ability to meet tight deadlines
Have relevant / previous work experience as a video editor (min 4 years).
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful
Publics group is proud to be an Equal opportunity employer and prohibits any forms of Discrimination or Harassment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees in line with our Employment Equity plan.
All appointments will be based on Qualifications, experience and best fit but preference will be given to all affirmation action candidates or designated groups.