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Walt Disney Television Craft Video Editor, ABC News in New York, New York

The Craft Video Editor will be responsible for delivering high quality hourly video packages to the ABC News Live Channel for immediate air. The candidate must have a deep understanding of the news editing process and possess the ability to be creative under tight deadlines. The candidate must have a sophisticated knowledge of the Avid Media Composer editing platform using Avid Interplay and have a working knowledge of Sapphire and Boris effect products used within the Avid environment. The candidate should be experienced Adobe Photoshop & After Effects with an understanding of video rasters, frame rates, file formats, codecs, FTPs, and broadcast operations. The Video Editor must be able to perform the job outlined above under tight deadlines with a sense of urgency and attention detail. Candidates should have a strong understanding of the digital landscape and evolving technologies.

Responsibilities :

  • Advanced Video craft editing

  • Advanced Effect design

  • Identify emerging technologies to improve post-production workflow

  • React quickly to news events to provide accurate and timely digital video experiences

  • Effective communication skills to work across numerous department to create the best possible video product

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 5 years professional work experience using Avid Media Composer and Avid Interplay

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects

  • Possess the ability to work independently under tight deadlines

  • A proven track record demonstrating initiative and drive

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Content Management Systems

  • Content Delivery Networks

  • Digital Video Workflow Solutions

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications

Required Education :

  • College or Technical School degree in Film/TV Editing, Film/TV Production, Film/TV Operations Technology, or Communications

Job ID: 667541BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.