MotorTrend Group: Assistant Editor Freelance Los Angeles, United States

Video Editor

Video Editor is needed in Los Angeles, United States.

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Client: MotorTrend Group

Location: Los Angeles, US

Contract: Full-time, Freelance

The Role

  • This is a contract role and you will not be directly employed by MotorTrend Group. You’ll be required to work through a third party agent called TCW.Rate: $27-30$/hr based on experience
  • Hours: 40 hours a week.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule based in Los Angeles

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Assistant Editor (Freelance, Hourly, Temporary) will assist the Lead Assistant Editor in all aspects of post-production for MotorTrend Group – Original Programming content as well as other company video outlets (web, broadcast, etc). Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for ingesting and transcoding all footage for assigned shows
  • Responsible for creating helpful stringouts for assembly & edit
  • Create, prep, and organize projects for edit, following standards and guidelines set by the Lead Assistant
  • Responsible for exporting and Q/C’ing sequences for finishing; color, sound, etc, as well as assembling upon return
  • Understanding of post-production procedures including archiving, server organization, naming conventions, standard
  • review/delivery specifications, etc
  • Organizing finished projects for archiving
  • Will sometimes be required to start editing a particular sequence for editor
  • Aid in the integration of graphics within the edit when required

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position will not include supervising one or more employees where applicable.


  • At least 2 years previous experience in video/television post-production, or equivalent education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Resolve
  • Pro Tools
  • After Effects
  • Premiere Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Transcoding Software
  • FTP Clients and NLE systems

Equipment/Software Used:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Google Suite
  • Mac OS

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for a prolonged period of time and view a computer screen.
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