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Freelance Video Editor

🏡 Remote (Canada)
😇 Freelance
🕦 ~5hrs week

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced video editor to work as a freelance contractor. The ideal candidate should have a passion for video editing and be able to turn long live sessions on YouTube into engaging and compelling shorter videos also for YouTube.

Responsibilities

  • Edit long live sessions into shorter, focused videos that highlight key moments and topics
  • Work with live session footage to create engaging, professional-quality videos for YouTube
  • Ensure all videos meet brand standards and align with the creative vision
  • Work efficiently to meet tight deadlines and deliver high-quality work
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders and provide regular updates on project progress

Abilities & Skills

  • Proficiency in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve
  • Know you to use or export Descript projects into video editing software
  • Strong visual storytelling skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding of video compression and file formats for online distribution
  • Knowledge of color correction and color grading techniques
  • Ability to work with sound design, mixing, and audio editing software
  • Understanding of video optimization for YouTube & HTML5 video, including aspect ratios, resolutions, and file sizes
  • Familiarity with YouTube’s guidelines and policies for video content
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to take direction and provide regular updates on project progress.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a video editor, with a portfolio showcasing your work
  • Strong skills in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro
  • Excellent visual storytelling skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must have a reliable internet connection and be able to work remotely

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work as a freelance contractor with flexible hours
  • Competitive compensation based on project scope and complexity

If you have a passion for video editing and are looking for freelance opportunities, we would love to hear from you.

Steps to apply

  • Email careers@pencilandpaper.ca 
  • Tell us why this particular job and our brand resonates with you in a page or less 
  • Attach your CV (link or PDF) plus any other relevant links (ex. Blog or side project)
    • If your portfolio is not shareable, the alternative is a half page description of 3 different design projects, written in a way that is free of IP or identifying information
  • Point us to your portfolio