Video Editor/Motion Designer

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We are looking for a talented and motivated Video Editor/Motion Designer to join our team at Recreation. Someone who understands storytelling and can edit professional, finished video across a variety of styles, whether it's a brand launch manifesto video, a product how-to walk-through, or a corporate documentary.

While the role will primarily involve working in post-production through editing and motion graphics -  occasional support in pre-production and on-location is always welcomed.

  • Contribute to all stages of animation / video creative development, from ideation and storyboarding to production and final delivery
  • Work closely with designers and marketing managers in implementing engaging and dynamic motion solutions
  • Editing powerful videos that tell compelling visual stories for our clients
  • Utilizing sound mixing and color grading techniques to enhance video assets
  • Attend and assist on location shoots as needed
  • 5 days a week working on site in San Francisco
  • A dynamic portfolio and/or motion reel showcasing experience, and a high-level of craft
  • 2-4 years experience as an editor working with both original and found footage
  • 3+ years of motion design experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve
  • Creative mindset with a keen eye for detail
  • Highly organized and quick learner
  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts and creative rationale
  • Strong critical thinking and storytelling skills
  • Ability to drive an edit session, along with working independently
  • Knowledge of acquisition and delivery formats (especially REDCODE Raw)
  • Willingness to travel nationally/internationally, sometimes on short notice, with a valid passport

If you are passionate about editing and filmmaking, and are looking to work with a nimble, dynamic, and creative team, we can’t wait to hear from you. Please submit your resume and portfolio to to be considered for this opportunity. This is a full-time position with competitive pay and benefits.

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