Craft Editor - Courageous
Employer: CNN Job Posted: 2/1/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

They are documentarians. Filmmakers. Designers. Web-developers. And they come together to make world class branded content for clients. Welcome to Courageous, CNN's innovative studio. Last year Courageous produced over 500 films and numerous other events, interactives, podcasts and custom assets last year. Their work is compelling, substantial and truly innovative. And we're not spin doctoring-- Adweek just gave them the top honor for innovative storytelling at Adweek's new Arc Awards for branded content creatives.

The Job

CNN's Brand Studio, Courageous, is looking for a New York City Based Editor to further improve their award-winning custom content capability. The person who lands this job will have an immense opportunity to help create great branded content that will be distributed on an unparalleled scale around the world. Courageous partners with a Who's Who of blue chip brands that have big budgets to tell important stories that have Editorial merit.

Courageous works in numerous video formats including short-form, long-form, Virtual Reality and Live Television. The goal is to produce relevant work that will be of real interest to the CNN audience; a network available to more than 2 billion people in more than 200 countries and territories, spanning TV, Web, Great Big Story, Snapchat, Social Media, Airports and Mobile Devices.

The Daily

• The Craft Editor will be proactive and intelligent force within the studio.
• A proven storyteller, you have seen it all: you've cut for Agencies, Indies, Promos, Music Videos… And despite it all - from the tight timelines to the mixed bags of raw footage - the art of Editing remains your unremitting passion.
• You always strive to add a special magic to the work and you relish the challenge of pulling together a cohesive narrative.
• The Craft Editor will be charged with creating and subsequently delivering a vast range of video products each with their own signature style, pace, and branding.
• You will work closely with our directors to shape a narrative and deliver compelling video on a required timeline.

The Essentials

• 6+ years of editing work for large consumer media brands across broadcast and digital
• Expert familiarity with Premiere
• Ability to work under tight deadlines
• Adaptable, able to work with a variety of directors
• Self starter with a clear vision, can create a narrative and shape a story
• Experience in Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Flash, etc. a plus
• Experience working with Advertisers or in a collaborative sales environment a plus

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