Video Editor/ Motion Designer

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Recreation is a full service design and brand strategy agency located in the East Cut neighborhood of San Francisco. We are looking for a mid-level Video Editor / Motion Designer to join our growing video team. You will work with talented creatives and strategists across multiple disciplines (digital, print, social, environmental, and experiential) to develop engaging creative communications.

We’re looking for someone who has a passion for this craft and proactively pushes themselves and others to think outside the norm. Someone who has proven they can edit a great, impactful story no matter the subject matter. Someone who can create a shot where there is no shot and help make an emotional connection between the subject and the audience. Someone who understands composition, selection and editorial flow, and can edit professional, finished video across a variety of styles, whether it's a social skateboard video or a corporate documentary.

  • Must be proficient with Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, and AfterEffects. 
  • Must have the ability to create cinematic video content with strong storytelling and consistent pacing.
  • A working knowledge of color correction, audio mixing, motion design, and compositing are required. Please provide examples for each in your portfolio.
  • Experience editing short documentary or commercial pieces required. Please provide examples in your portfolio.
  • Must have a passport, a love for travel, and be pleasant to travel with.
  • Must be able to work to deadlines and budget time effectively.
  • Agency or independent content creation experience a plus.
  • Studio and on-site production experience a plus

Send CV and reel of work that you have personally edited, preferably under your own direction.

This is a full-time position and we offer full benefits, a work environment without a lot of layers or politics, and a chance to learn, grow and make a difference for both our clients and the agency.

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