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Video Editor, Toronto Defiant (OWL)

13 days ago by OverActive Media Group

  Toronto (Ontario), Canada

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Video Editing, Production

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Reporting to the Producer, Toronto Defiant (OWL) and based out of OverActive Media’s Head Office in Toronto, this person will act as part of a three-person team creating all of the content for the Toronto Defiant franchise. Together, and combined with the creative and strategic vision of the overall Content Team, this Toronto Defiant creator will use their post-production skills to drive the narrative around our pro-team coverage.

REQUIREMENTS

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Editing video pieces with live-event, lifestyle, and found/archival footage for release on social media and other platforms.
  • Corresponding directly with the Producer, Toronto Defiant (OWL) and Creative Director to fulfill practical, everyday production needs, while remaining on schedule.
  • Collaborating with the Marketing Department, to ensure their social media video content needs are being met.
  • Collaborating with the Partnership Department, to ensure that sponsor requirements are being met.
  • Collaborating with the Design department for the creation and execution of motion graphics.
  • Writing short scripts and treatments against the footage given.
  • Ensuring video standards and consistency are met for all video content that is developed, both internally and externally.
  • Managing branded deliverables and ensuring the assets are completed on schedule.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Toronto-based and/or eligible to work in Canada with a valid passport.
  • Comfortable with some travel which may include some evening/weekend events, up to 30% of the time.
  • Track record of being creative, with an appetite for pushing industry boundaries.
  • An ego-free creator that works well on a high-performing, industry-leading team.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills (both written and verbal) with the flexibility and experience required to adjust to rapidly changing schedules and shifting priorities.
  • A hands-on problem solver and critical thinker with strong attention to detail.
  • Motivated by highly collaborative, fast-paced environments, with the ability to balance several projects simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of motion graphics programs such as Adobe After Effects.
  • Knowledgeable about Social Media platforms.
  • Knowledgeable about digital marketing and current content trends.
  • Knowledge of esports, specific to Overwatch considered an asset

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of previous experience in field production at a small to a medium-sized studio environment.
  • 3+ years of editing experience using the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
  • College Diploma or University Degree in a related field considered an asset.

BENEFITS

  • Full-time, salaried position with a full benefits package
  • Part of a fun, diverse team, building a winning culture and redefining the world of sport and entertainment
  • Opportunity to travel around the world while telling compelling esports stories

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