Assistant Editor

AV Squad - Los Angeles, CA 90046

Department: 8000 Reports to: Production Coordinator Status: Full-time, Shift tbd Pay type: Non-Exempt/Hourly Direct Reports: No AV Squad is a creative advertising agency specializing in entertainment marketing. Since our inception in 2004, our goal has remained unchanged: We strive to create outstanding, attention-grabbing content that tells an effective story. Our work resonates with today’s clever and diverse audiences. We believe in our work and love what we do. We pride ourselves on our congenial and collaborative culture and establishing an environment where creativity flourishes at every opportunity. Our passion for our work and commitment to our clients has positioned AV Squad as an industry leader. If you have what it takes to work in our extraordinary environment, delivering extraordinary work, we want to hear from you. Position Summary The Assistant Editor works with a team to support producers and editors in the video editing and finishing process. Assistant Editors (AEs) are responsible for maintaining and organizing all incoming and outgoing elements in the production workflow as well as providing support materials for editors. Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities

  • Exceptional knowledge of Premiere - Final Cut Pro and Avid are a plus
  • Strong understanding of post-production workflow
  • Strong understanding of media management including importing/exporting, transcoding, video/audio specs, and naming conventions
  • Experience in preparing, processing and submitting cue sheets
  • Building finish preps (EDLS, AAFS, OMFS, XMLS)
  • Creating supporting editorial materials (Overcuts, Stringouts, Shot Pulls)
  • Creating supporting finishing materials (Scripts, Dialogue Lists, Shot Lists, VFX Stringouts)
  • Candidates should have an extreme attention to detail, an ability to multitask and stay calm under pressure, be an exceptional problem solver, and flexibility in evolving protocols and competing priorities
Abilities & Competencies To perform the essential functions of this position, the incumbent regularly employs the following communication and reasoning abilities and competencies:
  • Effectively reads and comprehends written English
  • Effectively understands, speaks, and writes English
  • Able to actively and attentively listen
  • Able to think through, evaluate and solve problems logically
  • Able to organize work effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Attentive to detail
  • Conduct all matters in a professional, confidential and courteous manner.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other departments.
Performance of the essential functions involves the following physical and/or sensory abilities:
  • Frequently using hands to manipulate equipment or media
  • Frequently typing on a keyboard
  • Frequently sitting and performing deskwork
  • Seeing and reading without difficulty (with or without personal corrective aides)
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