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Assistant Editor

TED is looking for an Assistant Editor to join their Video Production Team. The position will consist mainly of supporting the Post Production Lead in delivering video assets to both local and remote editors, but will also include supporting the Production team with various office and production-related tasks.

The ideal candidate should be comfortable and should have experience working in a post-production environment, a genuine excitement about being around new technologies, interest in intelligent and leading-edge content, and has strong organizational skills. A broad interest and curiosity in the world, including science/technology, design/architecture, entertainment, and the arts is necessary.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and delivering Final Cut Pro X libraries and media to editors
  • Managing and organizing assets from third parties
  • Assist in fulfilling internal and external media requests

Specific skills should include:

  • Expertise in Final Cut Pro X, Quicktime Pro, and FTP applications
  • Knowledge of video codecs and frame rates
  • At ease in an Apple/Mac OS environment, especially moving media across local and remote networks
  • An understanding of NTSC video standards

Experience with the following is a plus (Please include details in your cover letter):

  • Apple Compressor
  • An understanding of international video standards
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

This is a contract position based in TED’s downtown New York office. The role will begin as a contract position with the high possibility of full-time staff position after review.

 

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