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Video Editor

Clockwork, one of South Africa’s fastest growing privately owned agencies is looking for a dedicated Video Editor

The successful candidate needs outstanding Video Editing skills, with a proven track record of bringing sight and sound together to tell our clients stories. This is a full-time position based in Johannesburg working in a team with like-minded individuals.

All applications must include a copy of your CV and a comprehensive Portfolio of work

Reporting to: Creative Director


• Manipulate and edit pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
• Understand and interpret briefs from team members to grasp production team’s needs and specifications
• Trim footage segments and put together the sequence
• Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
• Create rough and final cuts
• Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
• Work within a team to ensure tight deadlines are met
• Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency

Essential Experience
• Exceptional editing skills and training in After Effects and Adobe Premiere or similar
• Proven experience as an Editor or similar role
• Verifiable degrees and diplomas

Essential Skills
• Excellent communication skills in English
• A comprehensive knowledge and proven experience of the market and industry
• High standard of integrity, service excellence and a passion for the industry
• Ability to move swiftly and capably from task to task
•Client focused, attention to detail, highly organized
• Ability to think strategically, execute quality work under multiple and competing deadlines
• High level of creativity, inspiration, innovation and ability to think “outside the box”
• “Can do” attitude to take ownership and pride in deliverables
• Team player willing to adapt to a fast-paced environment and champion the Clockwork ethos
• Flexible and open to changes
• Practical problem solver

Submit Your CV