Senior Editor

Remuneration:R35000 - R40000 per month negotiable Negotiable depending on experience 
Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Company:S2 Multimedia

Job description


As a Senior Video Editor, you’ll provide innovative and creative editing solutions to projects briefed to you by our creative team. 

Ours is a story telling environment and therefore it’s important that you are able to tell stories in a succinct, captivating and entertaining manner by making each frame and shot count. Upon receiving a brief, you’ll be required to do music search based on the needs of the project, shot selection, offline and online editing as well as basic colour grading. 

You will also be required to work closely with the internal graphic animation and audio post production departments. Your role requires you to be able to work in a high pressure, fast turnaround environment. Sharing knowledge and guiding junior editors will be part of your core responsibilities and so will managing media in your work station. 

  • Interpret and collaborate on briefs with all parties to manage creative deliverables and execute to the utmost standards. 
  • Compose edits that evoke emotions through strong narrative progression that’s clear and strategic
  • Responsible for up-skilling and the creative output of other editors in your team.
  • Planning of projects; specify post-production requirements,  and implement best practices.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest technological trends in the video editing space and recommending software to management to improve work flow.

Company Description

S2 Multimedia, an award-winning creative agency specialising in the creation and production of short-form promotional content and TVCs for multiple digital platforms and linear broadcast channels across a wide variety of brands, is seeking an established senior promo video editor to see through highly creative and engaging work.


  • At least five years' experience in promo/trailer editing or other equivalent styles.
  • A shared portfolio of your proven track record that showcases your storytelling and technical abilities.
  • Editing related degree/diploma. 
  • Proficient in Premiere Pro, Audition and other related software.
  • Strong admin abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to mediate creative and technical challenges and be solution-driven.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaborate with a team to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Detail-oriented individual who reviews his/her work carefully

Posted on 21 Jan 14:16

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