Video Editor (Remote contract position)

Job Type

Full Time Contract






1250 H St NW
Suite 200
District of Columbia
United States


The Video Editor works with the creative team to create engaging motion graphics and video that drive people to action. This position is a part-time, independent contracted position that works remotely on an as-needed basis.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the video production process
  • Independently develop creative concepts and make design decisions based on guidance from the Creative Team (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

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
  • 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
  • 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 REMOTE. No calls please.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your demo reel to with the subject line VIDEO EDITOR REMOTE. No calls please.