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Video Editor and Motion Graphics Artist
Advertising
Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK
Office: Remote and On-site

About

Southpaw is looking for a full-time Video Editor and Motion Graphics Artist. This role calls for a talented video editor and digital all-rounder who is both highly creative and has a “can-do” attitude. You'll get the opportunity to work on some of the world's best brands from Honda to Diageo.

The focus of the role is to support the video delivery across all our clients’ brands. You’ll be taking on a range of different brands and be responsible for the final production of video edits, motion graphics pieces and other digital content. You will contribute significantly to the development of our growing Dynamics Arts area.

You'll be collaborating with all our internal teams in the process and hard drives will be going back and forth between different team members, so you must have methodical approach to setting up and organising your projects. Proxying footage, colour grading, cut-downs and translations should all be second nature to you.


Essential Skills & Requirements

-At least 1 year of professional experience video editing.
-A strong portfolio, demonstrating video/motion design work. Showreel is a must.
-Great understanding of digital delivery for film. As well as being able to edit videos from scratch you must be familiar with understanding and working with other people's video projects. This includes creating cut-downs, subtitling, translations and reformatting video edits fit for various social media formats.
-Should love innovation in the latest video & motion graphics techniques.
-Robust audio/music design and strong understanding of layout & type.

Software Specific

-Premiere Pro. Must have professional experience of the software & how it can be used to tell great stories through video editing.
-After Effects. Must understand how to make great animated content & how the software links with other Adobe software for seamless workflows.
-Photoshop/Illustrator. We expect you to have a good understanding of these in order to create storyboards & work with assets/type from our wider design team.
-DaVinci. It would be a bonus to have experience using DaVinci in order to colour grade footage.