Premiere/After Effects Editor, “Explained” on Netflix - Contract NY

Company: Vox Media

Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Media’s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.               

Vox is looking for Editors with a mastery of Premiere and After Effects for the second season of our Netflix docuseries “Explained.” The episodes will be on a broad range of social, political and cultural topics, with a mix of field, archival and motion design, crafted into beautifully designed, deeply-researched stories. The Editors will be editing the series’ 15-minute episodes, working alongside the Producers and a dedicated Motion Design team. The Editors will be key members of the creative staff, and candidates should be imaginative and resourceful — with a keen storytelling sense, a passion for current affairs, and experience in fast-paced work environments.

The job is full-time and in-house for three to four months, based in New York City.

What you'll do:

  • Edit 15-minute episodes of current affairs show
  • Motion design maps, charts and other elements

What you'll bring: 

  • Mastery of Premiere and After Effects
  • Experience in short or medium-length documentary work
  • A sharp design sense
  • A skilled storyteller
  • An interest in Vox’s style of explanatory video journalism
  • Illustrator and Photoshop a plus
  • Color correction skills a plus

Candidates should include two or three work samples, and at least one should showcase their After Effects skills.

Please submit your application before Friday, January 11.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.


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