Experienced Lead Editor
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Block by Block is seeking an experienced lead video editor with
excellent motion graphics skills. As lead editor, you work closely
with the creative team to craft compelling stories across a wide
range of issues. You know how to take the footage and expertly
weave it into engaging content for each audience and platform. You
are creative, passionate, efficient, and a great team player. You
are an expert in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and other Adobe
Suite apps, with a fast computer and internet connection.
Block by Block Creative helps nonprofits, campaigns, NGOs, and
other mission-driven organizations connect to audiences through
creative storytelling in our key issue areas: criminal justice
reform, disability rights, environmental justice, democracy
protection, and science communications. We run a highly
collaborative remote team working on multiple projects at once. Our
new editor/motion designer will serve in a lead creative role
handling picture and sound editing, color correction, motion
graphics design, and other related tasks. More than anything, our
team focuses on building unique stories that are universally
accessible and designed for impact. We are looking for an
experienced, passionate storyteller to bring a bold vision to our
This is a remote contract position, for an average of 40 hours a
week. An initial 3 month contract will start in January 2022, with
the expectation of an extension beyond the initial period. Rate is
You will be required to attend our weekly team meetings and
occasional ad hoc meetings or training online via videochat. While
working mostly on your own with a flexible schedule, you must be
available during core weekday hours to complete assignments and
Ingest, transcode, and organize media.
Perform video editing, sound mix, color correction, and final
delivery for short videos.
Design and apply graphics, titles, and transitions.
Implement changes based on notes.
Prepare deliverables for various outlets in different dimensions
and versions - Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, screenings, etc.
Participate in pre-production discussions.
Maintain brand consistency on all deliverables.
Pitch in on other creative content as necessary
Send resume, cover letter, and a link to three recent whole videos
that showcase your editing work. Reels are optional. We will
evaluate applications on a rolling basis.
Block by Block is building a diverse and inclusive team and
candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives,
experiences, and skills are encouraged to apply. We do not
discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age, status as a veteran, status as an individual with a
disability, or any other characteristics. Experience / Skills
5+ years of fast-paced short-form video post production, with
proven experience on non-profit, NGO or advocacy videos.
Excellent storytelling skills. Be able to mold footage into
engaging content appropriate for the audience and platform.
Excellent problem-solving skills. Be able to take feedback from
organizational stakeholders and implement changes according to
Willingness to wear many hats and work collaboratively on a team,
while being able to work self-directed when necessary.
Knowledge of media codecs and exporting.
Mastery of Adobe Premiere Pro.
Proficiency with After Effects for 2D titles and graphics work.
Experience with creating accessible media, including captioning and
audio description, a plus.
You must be fully set up to edit video using Adobe Creative Cloud,
and be able to receive footage and post edits via a reliable
internet connection. You must run your Adobe programs on a MacOS
Available during business hours, starting January 2022.
Eligible to work in the U.S.
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