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Video Editor

We currently have a very exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly creative Video Editor to join our client based in the Middle East, on an initial 12-month fixed-term contract, to cut a wide range of high profile, visually attractive broadcast, commercial and corporate videos.

Working in close collaboration with Producers and Directors or independently at times, you will be responsible for editing both scripted and non-scripted audio visual media, including graphics, video, music, voice over and sound effects, into well-paced video programmes for broadcast and digital distribution.

As the Video Editor you will provide advice and guidance for video shoots requiring complex post-production techniques, research technical and creative editing solutions, digitise, store and archive media files securely and perform offline and online editing, audio mixing and video compositing, ensuring all final edits adhere to technical broadcast standards.  You will also train, develop and supervise junior members of the team as and when required.

Candidates must have extensive experience as a professional Video Editor, having previously worked across high-end film or video production and possessing a deep understanding of production techniques (cameras, lighting and audio recording set ups).  You should also have in-depth knowledge of non-linear editing (NLE) systems (Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro), HD workflows, media encoding / compression systems and graphic design software (After Effects). You must also be able to work across both Windows and Mac platforms.

Applicants must possess fluent English language skills (both spoken and written), with any additional Arabic language skills being highly advantageous.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a major player in the market, offering a very generous salary package including visa sponsorship, insurance card, holiday entitlement and annual return flight ticket.

If you feel you have the experience and skills to succeed in this role, please apply now with a copy of your latest CV and samples of your work / a show reel to showcase your creative ability.

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