• Senior Editor

    US-NY-New York
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    Ketchum is looking for an Editor/Animator to join the fast-paced, and growing video and digital team in NY. Reporting directly to the VP, Executive Producer, the Senior Producer will collaborate with internal and external teams to produce high quality video content for digital audiences.


    In this role, you will develop high quality creative content and interact directly with account teams and clients. This position is an integral part of the agency’s creative video content group.

    About the Job

    • To develop all aspects of storytelling through the use of images, video, motion graphics/design and music by utilizing your skills in pre and post-production with a clear expertise in editing
    • Work directly with clients and account teams to find production solutions for internal and external projects
    • Collaborate with video, creative and account teams on creative development and post production on all assigned projects
    • Maintain a steady, independent workflow to deliver quality work on-time and on-budget
    • Build incremental opportunities by providing clients with engaging visual content
    • Collaborate with account teams and production team to estimate and develop scopes of work and budget parameters for selected projects
    • Collaborate with design and interactive group to develop multi-platform visual content.
    • Maintain proper organization of all physical and digital projects, files and assets. including but not limited to: archiving, physical media/tape storage, duplications, and exports/DVD authoring
    • Collaborate with agency teams to facilitate internal a/v needs as related to meetings, conferences, and external events
    • Effectively communicate ongoing project status with the entire video team and account team members
    • Stay abreast of new trends in content and technology in the editing, motion graphic and video production communities and suggest and share new ways to implement these trends/technologies (ie Virtual Reality)


    • 5-7 years’ experience as an editor
    • Must have motion graphics/design experience
    • Must have experience with Premier, Final Cut Pro, and After Effects to efficiently navigate projects – also a command in music and sound editing required
    • Must be able to handle the pressure of fast paced, short deadlines as well as managing long term projects
    • Must be able to work both independently as well as with other team members
    • Proficiency in the following programs: Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
    • 3D graphic (Cinema 4D)experience a plus
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of non-linear video and graphic production workflows, organization, and storage
    • Strong understanding of the latest video compression techniques for web and broadcast delivery
    • Strong visual design skills with respect to motion, composition, color, and effects
    • Good client relations skills. Must be able to gain trust of account teams and clients
    • Experience working as part of a team is required
    • Familiarity with field production/direction techniques
    • Familiarity with professional HD digital photography
    • Ability to travel and work weekends and overtime as needed IND13 #LI-ML1 

    About Ketchum

    As a global communications consultancy with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum is a trusted partner who is equal parts creative and analytical. Ketchum is a place where all perspectives and points of view are welcome and encouraged. We are a collection of communications specialists, content creators, creatives, researchers, data analysts, media pros, digital strategists, issues and crisis counselors, and tech nerds. And we love when those worlds collide to create the very best teams and solutions for our clients. We work with the world’s leading brands, emerging start-ups, and everything in between. We are beyond proud to have created some of the most celebrated and award-winning campaigns in our industry. We’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.


    We encourage our employees to be curious, brave, inspiring, and a force for good. Let’s talk. Come belong at Ketchum!


    What we offer

    • Robust benefits program 
    • Generous time off policies 
    • Retirement program with company match 
    • Workplace flexibility 
    • Business casual dress code 
    • Workplace and off-site social gatherings 
    • Yoga @ work 
    • Professional learning and development opportunities 
    • Tuition reimbursement 
    • Paid maternity/paternity leave 
    • Transit benefits  

    Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.


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