Job Opening

Video Editor (part-time)

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Whimsigirl is looking for a freelance creative Video Editor to join the team. The Video Editor will be an important member of the Creative team working on a variety of projects for all marketing channels - from capturing product imagery to GIF creation, to video editing for content across YouTube, Facebook and Instagram; this position is perfect for someone with experience creating online content looking for a new challenge in the fashion & lifestyle industry. This fast-paced and creative role will bring social ideas to life. 

Projects will include – but not limited to – both short & long scale pieces (30secs to 5 mins), social media sizzles and promotions, cutting short scale clips, and utilising a mix of footage for social media and advertising purposes.

GOALS & FOCUS

Produce and design compelling and creative videos for Whimsigirl’s digital platforms including editing of raw footages from shoots into edits for Instagram, YouTube, and website.

YOUR ROLE AT WHIMSIGIRL

Establish a clear understanding of the storyline and purpose of the video's creation

Create an initial proposed storyboard when necessary

Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency

Manipulating video footage in a way that conveys the intended message to the target audience

Managing video editing workload, juggling several projects at one time with short- and long-term deadlines.

Trimming footage

Inserting subtitles, sound effects, music, graphics, and special effects

Managing the footage folders

Manage all video briefs and work closely with video creators and production houses

PERSONAL TRAITS

Flexible — able to support Whimsigirl with a “no task is too small” attitude.

Open to change — this is a transformative time for Whimsigirl, and you need to be able to adapt to changes in team and organizational structure. 

A great multi-tasker. 

Conceptual, logical — someone who takes a top-down approach to problem solving. 

A self-starter — extremely organized and adept at working within deadlines. 

Driven to constantly improve — open to giving and receiving constructive feedback. 

Willing to roll up your sleeves to take on a range of duties — both large and small and within or outside the four-corners of your job description.

You’re a good communicator, you can outline your ideas and communicate in a clear, direct, and yet compassionate way

You’re collaborative, you go into a project with a teamwork mind set and are open to new ideas and welcome constructive feedback from others

TECHNICAL STUFF, BUT IMPORTANT

Successful experience editing videos for brands. Ideally fashion and/or lifestyle industry experience.

Advanced video editing skills 

Passionate in creating ground-breaking, imaginative and surprising content

Strong understanding and ability to use Adobe software (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and After Effects) 

Excellent communication skills are required to have a solid understanding of project scope and implementation 

Can turn around tasks quickly and effectively whilst making sure to stick to the brief 

A detailed understanding of what works on social media and an understanding of current trends in this area 

A team-player, equally able to work independently.

Strong visual & verbal communication skills within the team 

Ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

Interested? Kindly email us your submission to careers@whimsigirl.com