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Video Editor (minimum 1 month contract)

| Hollywood
Location: Hollywood, CA
Reporting to: VP of Content
Jumpcut is a Y Combinator company that creates cinematic online courses with some of the world’s biggest influencers. Our founding team has years of experience creating binge-worthy content -- and now we are on a mission to interrupt the online education industry by creating courses for the modern world that are as addictive as your favorite TV show.
Role Overview:
We are looking for a talented Video Editor to join our team! You will be working alongside two other Editors in our Content department editing end-to-end scripted and unscripted videos and formats, and at times helping to create narrative. This is a 1 month minimum contract opportunity, with potential for full-time hire to a staff position.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit our course videos: You will be responsible for following along with our visual scripts to create our course lessons, including: lessons from course experts, integrating interviews from other experts, supplemental b-roll, etc.
  • Edit our marketing funnel videos: The writing/scripts can only take content so far -- the rest is up to the editor’s pacing, creativity, and overall execution. You will be creating multiple variations and split tests to help us experiment and optimize marketing efforts.
  • Develop video identity: With every project, you will be expected to bring your own unique skill sets and ideas to the table. We will be looking for you to contribute to helping us further develop our video identity.

Role Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience with end-to-end editing
  • Experience editing short films, music videos, docu-style, and/or direct to camera/talking head
  • Skilled in editing pacing, music, and color
  • Fully competent in Adobe Creative Suite and especially skilled with Premiere
  • Highly detail oriented and independently resourceful

Additionally, you might be a good fit if…

  • You enjoy working in environments with quick production time and turnaround
  • Quality, creativity, and attention to detail is a huge point of pride for you
  • Your communication, collaboration, and organization skills are on point
  • You are a wiz at audio mixing
  • Laying in GFX/VFX is second nature to you
  • After Effects is your playground

Perks and Compensation:
We’ve got some pretty sweet digs and perks like catered meals and flexible hours. Check out jumpcut.com/about for more information and to meet the team!
This is a 1 month minimum contract.
Compensation is competitive, and dependent on experience: $250-$350 a day DOE

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement

Location

Located in the heart of Hollywood - walking distance of amazing restaurants, the metro, and world-renowned entertainment/nightlife.

An Insider's view of Jumpcut

How does your team reward individual success?

Whether reward comes through bonuses, trophies at our all hands meetings or just a simple “great job” on Slack, my success is viewed as Jumpcut’s success. That’s never been unclear at a company that values “Helping People Grow”. It’s hard not to be thankful and even harder to not give my very best.

Mahim

Copywriter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

At Jumpcut, our mission is to help our students learn valuable skills. Education is a tricky area because everyone is so different in the way they learn and absorb information. Our biggest challenge is building a flexible online educational platform that works for every single kind of student out there, no matter your background or learning style.

Catherine

Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

I joined Jumpcut 10 mos. ago as a Customer Service intern - now I direct the entire CS team and am building our recruiting team, all while knowing that if I wanted to join a different department to learn new things, I'd be fully supported.

Point being: Jumpcut isn't kidding around when they say one of their core values is to "help people grow".

Terry

Customer Success Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I originally was hired as a junior copywriter. I literally started out writing content emails. It's pretty crazy but over the course of 2 or 3 years, I ended up learning how to do product launches and learning how to put together marketing funnels that have made millions of dollars. It still sounds crazy to me.

Brandon

Director of Marketing

What are Jumpcut Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Literally the best PPO plan money can buy in California, plus a wellness program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We have an open vacation policy. Take a vacation whenever you need it — we don't count days.
Generous PTO
Jumpcut's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all staff up to four weeks off for tenured team members of four years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Commuter benefits and parking stipends to help you get to work.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Catered meals daily and unlimited Perrier. We get lunch and dinner catered from top LA restaurants every single day.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
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