Freelance Video Editor

Strategy · Columbus, Ohio
Department Strategy
Employment Type Part-Time
Compensation $60-$80/hr


Adept Marketing is looking for a talented freelance video editor to tackle both internal projects and external client work. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Adobe Premiere, and proficient with After Effects and Davinci Resolve. Someone who can take the raw footage and a script and put together a polished final video. 


As Adept’s freelance video editor you will act both as a lead editor on some projects and junior editor on others and you will work closely with Adept’s Video Producer throughout post-production on all projects.


This position reports to the Video Producer.


Responsibilities 


  • Edit videos from start to finish in Adobe Premiere Pro 
  • Act as assistant editor to the Video Producer. Delivering assembly edits and rough cuts when requested 
  • Project prep, organization, and back up
  • Audio design and mixing 
  • Motion graphics and light VFX (After Effects)
  • Color grading (Davinci Resolve)
  • Transcript creation

 

Qualifications


Required


  • 5 years of experience editing compelling video content 
  • Proactive and passionate storyteller focused on delivering better experiences and embracing new video technologies/formats
  • Dynamic video portfolio across a range of formats (ads, web, social, testimonials, short-form documentaries. etc.) 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Proficient with Davinci Resolve
  • Highly organized
  • Strong storytelling skills. Sculpting stories from interviews and other media in post-production
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who can move quickly to get the job done
  • Looks for inspiration from videos from brands, influencers, and publishers
  • Does not settle and aims to produce high-quality work, leaving no detail behind
  • A degree in video production/broadcasting/editing is a plus but is not required. Past experience and a strong video portfolio will be a strong contributing factor
  •  Self-starter and self-manager: We are looking for someone who takes initiative, anticipates needs, and gets things done consistently on time
  • Responsive: We are committed to a high level of responsiveness both inside our business and with our customers
  • Professional appearance and demeanor: Our clients experience our brand in 3D through our team members. We strive to present ourselves in such a way as to reflect well on our brand


Application Requirements

  • Please share your video portfolio via a URL/website as part of your application 


Desired

  • Videography skills. The right candidate could also be utilized on shoots as a videographer or camera assistant
  • Lighting skills
  • Drone skills

 

The Company

Founded in 2008, Adept has grown to be a team of 35+ digital marketing specialists with experts in strategy, SEO, paid media, web design & development, conversion optimization, analytics, video production and content development. Adept has been named a Central Ohio Top 10 Agency, according to Columbus Business First, and our growth over the years has earned us a place on The Agency Post’s list of fastest-growing companies, three times to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fast Growing Companies, and four times to Central Ohio’s Fast 50.  

While some agencies specialize in a certain industry, a marketing channel, or a particular digital tactic — we specialize in growth. Internalizing each business and its goals, we build collaborative relationships with our clients around data-driven marketing that delivers measurable results. It’s an approach that enables us to work with growth-minded brands across a variety of verticals — including healthcare, retail, education, finance, construction/engineering, real estate, and professional services. 

 

Why Adept?

  • We live and breathe our Core Values: 
    • Autonomy – Problem solving, leading
    • Connectivity - Trusted, collaborative, dependable
    • Clarity - Empathetic, understanding, concise
    • Pragmatism - Data-driven, realistic, results-oriented
    • Storytelling - Engaging, visual, inspiring
  • One of the top 10 agencies in Central Ohio 
  • Fast-paced and rapidly growing company 
  • We work with a variety of clients and brands across multiple industries 
  • We believe in the work we do - we think of our client’s business as our business 
  • Company recognizes and rewards high performers for their contributions 
  • With autonomy comes ability to drive change. We are anti-status quo and thrive on change 
  • Company runs on EOS® 
  • Smart and talented team who do not settle for mediocrity 
  • We enjoy spending time with each other! 
  • Freedom to share ideas, implement change, and improve processes- each person has an opportunity to add value 
  • Leadership is easily accessible and really cares about the employees– people are the priority 
  • Challenging but rewarding position which gives you the opportunity to learn something new every day and grow professionally 
  • Able to make an impact on Adept as well as impact our client’s business 
  • Fun culture that offers flexibility 
  • Lots of perks! In-office snacks and drinks, work-from-home-Fridays and half-day Fridays in the summer 
  • We have a full social committee that coordinates 5K runs, book clubs, Adept Talks, happy hour, meditation groups, and events like Top Golf and Fall festivals 
  • New office space in January 2020 located between Downtown and Grandview

 


    

 



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  • Location
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Department
    Strategy
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Compensation
    $60-$80/hr