Video Editor at MPC Recruitment Group

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Cape Town CBD, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2055931 | Ref MPCVD

  • Posted 11 Jan 2017 by MPC Recruitment

About the Position

Video Editor:

As a film or video editor, they'll be responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product that's suitable for broadcasting. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.

Job brief

  • We are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded video footage into a finished project that matches director's vision and is suitable for broadcasting.
  • Ultimately, as a film and video editor, they should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story.

Video Editor Responsibilities include:

  • Manipulating and editing film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
  • Taking a brief to grasp production team's needs and specifications
  • Reviewing shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes' value and contribution to continuity


  • Proven work experience as a video editor
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • Studies within related field

Desired Skills

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Lightworks
  • Premiere
  • After Effects and Final Cut)

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