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JOB VACANCY – FREELANCE VIDEO EDITOR

At Spitfire Audio we make sounds for film composers. Our sample libraries and virtual instruments enable anyone to recreate the sound of an orchestra in stunning detail. Founded in 2007, we have recorded and released over 80 sample libraries, including collaborations with the godfather of film scoring himself – Hans Zimmer. Created with the finest musicians, engineers and studios in the world, our sounds can be heard across globally-successful movies, TV shows, computer games and albums. We are also breaking down the barriers to orchestral music making by providing a wide range of free virtual instruments, all as part of our mission to inspire a generation of composers.

Job Description

We release up to 15 professionally-produced videos each month, ranging from cinematic trailers for new products through to ‘how-to’ videos on composing techniques. (See https://www.youtube.com/user/spitfireaudiollp) We are looking for an exceptional video editor to join the team, helping to increase the volume and quality of our output. The ideal candidate will be able to deal with fast turnaround times and last minute changes, as well as have a natural eye for making every video engaging to watch.

Location: London, Kings Cross (COVID-19 dependant) / remote / home-working.

Salary: Freelance position, with the potential to move to full-time permanent on £32,000 per annum. 

To apply: Email your CV and covering note to careers@spitfireaudio.com for the attention of Joshua Thomas. Please include “Video Editor” in the subject line. Applications close Monday 7th December 2020. 

PRIMARY TASKS & OBJECTIVES

The kinds of videos you will be editing include:

  • Product walkthroughs
  • ‘How-to’ videos
  • Interviews with composers and musicians
  • Product trailers
  • Cutdowns of all of the above for social media and online advertising

DESIRABLE SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALITIES

  • Adobe Premiere
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Screen recording (screenflow or similar screen capture applications)
  • Social media video and image requirements (including batch exporting)
  • DAW (Logic, ProTools, (intermediate knowledge of)
  • Sub and Audio Mixing (intermediate knowledge of)
  • Adobe After Effects (intermediate knowledge of)

Spitfire Audio is an equal opportunity employer. 

We are committed to ensuring that the terms and conditions of employment of employees and potential employees are equitable and non-discriminatory. This means that job applicants and employees will be treated fairly regardless of their sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, ethnicorigin, disability, age, religion or religious beliefs.

Spitfire Audio values the differences that a diverse workforce brings.