About the job:  

As a freelance video editor you will be responsible for a given project/ task which a timeline will be agreed on the delivery and budgeted accordingly for the whole project as a whole. You sole responsibility would be to deliver the project/ task at the highest standard of quality with accuracy. Any edits on the final product will also be accounted as a part of the whole project and will be considered as a part of the whole agreed budget.   

About the company: 

We are This is 42, an award winning, global brand consulting and multimedia production company that implements bold strategies and guarantees remarkable outcomes for our clients in the intellectual space. We are your one-stop-shop for all things branding, multimedia, film distribution and digital marketing, exemplified only by our proven track record in the Edutainment space. 

Essential skills and attributes required: 

  • Creativity  
  • A clear understanding of core video editing techniques 
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Premiere or similar, Illustrator, After Effects, Photoshop 
  • Good knowledge in animation 
  • Serious attention to detail
  • Excellent use of initiative  
  • Highly reliable  
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects 
  • Ability to work under pressure  
  • Ability to work alone and in a team 

Tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Work with our Senior Video Editor/brand manager 
  • Create video book/s based on the project requirements.  
  • Design video clips based on existing footage
  • Create animation/adverts based on artwork provided 
  • Resizing of video clips to fit multiple platforms 
  • Designing unique videos to our events e.g. special titles and promo clips 
  • Create videos clips for social media needs 
  • Create marketing and advertising materials
  • Excellent time management skills are mandatory. 

Education & Experience [Preferred, but non-essential skills] 

  • Degree/ HND or a Diploma in video editing. Motion graphic creation or related from a recognised institute. Candidates without academic qualifications but with 5+ years experience in video editing would also be considered.
  • Proficiency in Adobe package and After Effects is a necessity.  
  • Design skills 
  • Prior experience in the edutainment industry will be a definite advantage. 

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your experience, interests and your promo reel / portfolio relevant to this position, along with your CV. 

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