Video Editor (In-House)

Job Type

Full Time




1250 H St NW
Suite 200
United States


The Video Editor works with the creative team to create engaging video and motion graphics that drive people to action and manages workflow for a variety of video projects. This position is a full-time cycle position starting immediately through November 30, 2018 with the possibility of an extension. This position is located in our DC office.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the video production process
  • Oversee and actively track timelines, project communications and deliverables for a variety of video projects, in both video editor and project manager roles
  • Ensure there is adequate visual conceptualization and direction in scripts provided to video editing and production contractors
  • Independently develop creative concepts and make design decisions (text design, motion graphics, visual and audio effects)
  • Create and edit digital videos from start to finish – this includes a variety of motion projects ranging from composited text, graphics, and effects over footage to completely animated videos
  • Quality assurance of video projects
  • Find and manage stock video and B-roll, voiceover artists and background sound
  • Ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced work environment, and communicate necessary timeline adjustments to the team when needed
  • Communicate and collaborate with a team to come up with creative strategy and direction
  • Develop systems and make recommendations for video production processes to ensure timeline expectations are met
  • Make recommendations about the company’s video production equipment needs

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills Required: 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and understanding of the most up-to-date video software, tactics, and trends
  • Knowledge of media asset management platforms and solutions
  • Top-notch project management skills — excellent organization, communication, flexibility and attention to detail
  • Quick editing skills with an eye for type and design fundamentals
  • Strong sensibility for compelling pacing, music, graphics and type
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Professional demeanor; ability to work well with people at all levels and ability to navigate relationships with other creatives
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects when assigned
  • Superior project and time management capabilities within a fast paced, high productivity environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and effectively communicate and solve practical problems or issues
  • Highly motivated, action oriented, and client focused
  • Interest or experience in progressive politics is preferred

Required Education and Experience:

  • 2 years+ of video editing experience
  • 2 years+ of motion graphics experience
  • 2 years+ of project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in design-related discipline is preferred

How to apply:

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your demo reel to with the subject line VIDEO EDITOR (IN-HOUSE). No calls please.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement