Video Editor

Mountain View, CA | Video

Job Description

Shmoop ( is a digital curriculum company that makes learning, teaching, and test prep materials that are - get this - smart and fun. We are on the hunt for a Video Editor who can help us create awesome videos like these.

C the production of Shmoop's video. Be passionate about the movie-making process: everything from creating your own scenes in Photoshop, cutting, editing to syncing audio.Be prepared to use Adobe Everything, GarageBand and your noggin to create awesome animated videos.

Minimum Requirements: 

-Organized, can prioritize and handle juggling a few projects at once

            -Ability to troubleshoot Adobe Products

                        -Experience using Dropbox, Google Docs, and/or similar products

-Collaborative worker, can advise and help other video editors and interns (if in-house)
-Deep love for driving results and an utter disdain for boring marketing
-Previous movie making experience (please send a demo reel or portfolio website link) 
-Sharp eye for the right transitions and visual aids
-Ninja-like prowess in Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro and GarageBand
-Be able to commit 32 – 40 hours/week (if in-house, Remote position is more flexible

           -If remote, must own your own computer and products (Adobe, Final Cut Pro etc.)

Bonus Points for: 
-Artistic ability and a good eye for design
-Active blogger, social network butterfly, follower of Interweb memes, and lover of pop culture 
-Can write in a Shmoopy voice - edgy, witty, current, youthful 
-Experience marketing to teens or teachers 
-Experience doing affiliate marketing or promotional business development with other websites 
-Experience working closely with designers or creative agencies 

This is an on-site position in Mountain View, CA or a possible remote position. 

Be prepared to work your tail off (and love it)!

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