Freelance Video Editor


We are in search of talented individuals who can get involved in everything from attending shoots with a director to post-production and trans-coding edits for a variety of platforms. You’ll need to be a video editing all-rounder; with a passion for your craft, happy speaking to clients and taking briefs as well as bringing creativity and ideas to the table. You’ll also be comfortable in a fast-paced but fun environment, where you can be editing corporate talking heads one day and sporting world records the next.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce final compilation masters for different clients.
  • Screening and content editing following edit guidelines and different client requirements.
  • Quality control checks of all produced content from both a technical (video and audio) and content perspective.
  • Maintain and meet deadlines.
  • Understand the different processes introduced for the different clients.
  • Tape ingests, dubbing, digital imports and exports.
  • Standards conversion and transcoding of media.
  • Use of video effects, color correction and audio tools in AVID Media Composer and Adobe products.
  • Creation of sub-titles and layback.
  • DVD file creation and DVD duplication.
  • Create screeners for client / CS.
  • FTP and UDP downloads and uploads support.
  • Media management, monitor and adapt hard drive spaces when required.
  • Maintain status charts and take part of meetings.
  • Report any issues, provide administrative/technical support and assist in the smooth running of the production department.
  • Understand the cultural sensitivities for different clients.

Minimum Requirements

  1. A Self-own studio/editing room. (Studios located at Maharagama, Nugegoda, Pannipitiya, Kottawa suburb areas are preferred)
  2. Minimum six (06) months of experience.
  3. Ability to work according to a time frame.
  4. Should be available on demand.
  5. Should have a sound knowledge on Adobe Premiere, After Effects.
  6. Demonstrate a strong understanding of colour grading and audio mastering.
  7. Have a strong understanding and execution of video production workflows.
  8. Have an ability to pay attention to details.
  9. Come with extensive knowledge of digital video content, best practices and trends.
  10. Have a proactive and highly organised approach.
  11. Have a good feel for pace, an eye for detail, experience with online video, a stable cutting rate and knowledge of production techniques, logistics and workflow as a whole.

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