Berklee Online is the world's first - and biggest - online music school, with years of demonstrated excellence in the world of higher education. We offer the right candidate a chance to take part in our fast-paced, entrepreneurial video team - all while maintaining an all-too-rare work/life balance with generous benefits.
The Video Editor will work collaboratively as a member of Berklee Online's in-house video team to create professional video and media content. This includes non-linear video editing of content for instructor-led courses, MOOCs, and marketing initiatives. This position requires extensive knowledge of post-production including professional video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, creating screen captures, file management, audio mixing, color correction, graphics, animation, working with multiple camera formats, and codecs in a shared asset work environment. Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow brand guidelines and workflow best practices are required.
The Video Editor is responsible for encoding, reviewing, and preparing content for a variety of digital distribution channels and assists in managing and uploading content to platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, Wistia, and VHX. This can include adding annotations, titles, descriptions, calls-to-action, thumbnails, and other associated media and metadata to video and media content before it is published. In addition, the Video Editor is responsible for helping with content creation and video production as needed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Professional nonlinear editing (NLE) with Adobe Premiere Pro and experience with the entire Adobe Creative Cloud toolset (Photoshop, After Effects, Encoder, etc.)
Video editing, audio mixing, color correction, animation, and graphics creation.
Working collaboratively with video producers, editors, stakeholders, etc., to take projects from conception to completion.
Organizing and tracking assets with file and digital asset management best practices in a shared workflow environment.
Editing content from provided edit decision lists (EDLs), or independently using personal judgement on best takes, angles, and story structure.
Preparing and uploading content to digital distribution channels including YouTube.
Adding annotations, titles, descriptions, calls-to-action, thumbnails, and other associated media and metadata to video and media content before it is published.
Archiving projects and video assets.
Adhering to Berklee Online's brand and workflow guidelines.
Quality assurance and attention to detail in creating and reviewing work.
Assisting with video production as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills Required
Demonstrated video post production expertise, including at least two years of experience in the following areas:
All areas of post production, including motion graphics creation, color correction, audio mixing, video compression, and online distribution.
Non-linear, professional editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite tools, and Telestream ScreenFlow.
Ability to work collaboratively and follow creative direction.
Willingness to learn new technologies and techniques as video production standards and workflows evolve.
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work in a team-based, fast-paced atmosphere with high standards for quality, accuracy, and innovation.
Familiarity with music theory, music business, and music production technologies.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some nights/weekend as needed.
Proper operation of video cameras, lights, mics, audio, and camera support equipment.
Understanding of the entire creative process from ideation to distribution.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0001272
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.