Details

Job title: FCPX Video Editor – London
Salary: £24,500 – £28,500
Hours: 5 days a week, 9.00am  – 6.00pm
Location: London

Application deadline: 21st October 2019

Job Description – FCPX Video Editor

Chocolate Films is a video production company with bases in London, Glasgow and Berlin. We produce video content for museums, art galleries, charities and corporate clients. We are currently looking for a creative and dedicated FCPX video editor to join our London team, cutting promos, events, documentaries, conference films and more. 


Chocolate Films is a values-led company, run as a social enterprise. We use profits from the video production services to support a wide range of filmmaking experiences for children, young people and vulnerable adults, which all members of staff participate in.

This role has two key responsibilities

Post-Production for Chocolate Films (approx 80% of time)

  • Editing a range of video content, from briefs, storyboards or scripts. 
  • Making amends to projects according to internal and client amends.
  • Quality control of video projects.
  • Inputting into creative briefs and treatments.
  • Organising and managing hard drives.
  • Uploading and optimising video for online, including transcription and production of SRT files etc.
  • Archiving content on LT07 drives.
  • Liaising with the Glasgow office to ensure that they have a manageable workload and are able to hit deadlines.
  • Staying up to date on edit fashion/trends
  • Ensuring that time allowances are adhered to and monitored

 

Digital Video Workshops Responsibilities, focusing on the post-production side of the digital video workshops

  • Facilitating post-production workshops.
  • Maintaining the workshops post-production equipment, and ensuring that they are cleared down.
  • Monitoring and checking on the edits of the workshop films to ensure that they are of the required standard, within the allocated time and branded correctly.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Excellent Final Cut Pro X editing skills across a range of content, from promos, to documentaries, event films and more.
  • Colour correction and sound mixing.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience in working with young people.
  • Motion Graphics, using Motion or After Effects.

 

TERMS

  • Salary Range £24,500 – £28,500 pa depending on experience (reviewed annually). 
  • Regular working week Monday to Friday 9:00 – 18:00. Evening and weekend work will be necessary depending on projects and workloads. Time off in lieu for extra hours is offered.
  • Holidays – 20 days per year plus UK bank holidays.
  • Employment is contingent on a clean extended DBS check and clean driving license.
  • Duration: An initial 6 month probationary period with a view to a longer-term position.
  • Role to start ASAP.

To apply, please send the following to jobs@chocolatefilms.com

  • Covering Letter.
  • CV.
  • A link to a short factual film that you have edited.

Applications will not be considered without the above three included.