The Lead Video Editor is directly responsible for the organization and execution of all video projects within XSIGHT. This is done by working closely with the Senior Producers, Project Manager, and Production Coordinator to ensure project specifications, messaging and goals are properly understood and that the client’s needs, vision and expectations are aligned with the final project delivery. This is accomplished by reviewing all projects and production details including weddings, events and commercial work to ensure the XSIGHT standard is being met.
Your focus in every decision is whether or not you're clearly executing projects to their specifications in an organized and efficient way so that they meet or exceed client expectations and are on time, on budget and to XSIGHT’s standards.
Your regular responsibilities include:
Execution of all final video edits
Having a working knowledge of video editing techniques, software, file types, audio basics, color correction, export settings and troubleshooting skills
Managing all raw video footage file management and archiving
Ensures all media transferred successfully - reviews files for corruption and checks that all events are accounted for (i.e. that no cards are missing)
Reviews and re-transfers any media that did not copy correctly
Ensures all raw footage is backed up on second server/second source
Submits cards for formatting once transfer is complete
Reviews all raw footage for quality and completeness
Addressing any problems or successes with the video team
Creating/executing video edits per project scope
Is familiar with the deliverables, messaging and goals of the project
Follows XSIGHT’s post-production workflow and protocol to ensure folder management, naming conventions and project organization are consistent
Uses best practices for pacing and storytelling when building a project
Time tracking of all editing hours and updates Podio upon completion
Stays within the specified hours allotted for a project (Updates Production Manager if editing hours are exceeding allocated hours for a project)
Works with the Project Manager to meet deadlines and adjust production timelines for last minute or unexpected revisions, additional projects, etc.
Proficient in Adobe Suite
Makes creative decisions to enhance videos
Updates Project Manager for quality check and collaborates on creative ideas and direction
Exporting all approved videos
Final review of exported videos for errors, glitches, etc.
Uploading to the proper channels and updating Podio status when complete
Training assistant editors
Leads team training meetings to review XSIGHT protocol or introduce new systems/methods
Trains new hires on XSIGHT’s protocols and systems
Completing all final backups as tasked by the Project Manager and keeps the video folders on the servers updated and organized
Removing and archiving projects off of servers when project is completed to external drives
Xsight Productions Inc
Why Work Here?XSIGHT formed 15 years ago as company specializing in visual content and even though we’ve evolved and expanded over the years, we always go back to what we were founded on: Connecting people and creating a human connection through our imagery and storytelling. Our mission is to create meaningful content that will connect with audiences in a way that sparks their interest and stays with them. We are a team that is invested in what we do and aim to have fun while we’re doing it! We like to say “yes!” to challenges and then meet them head on as we continually evolve. We are passionate about seeing brands succeed, inspired by the challenges of a visually stimulated world and driven to create content that connects people in a meaningful way.
Fun and creative Team environment in a thriving company with growth potential.