Video Editor

Digital Doha, Qatar


Description

Position at AJ+

Summary:

The Context strand of AJ+ focuses on bringing context, depth, and perspective to topical stories and current events. It does not focus on breaking news, but provides commentary and sometimes comedic analysis to social issues, world events, and other phenomena.

Context videos are shot in the studio and in the field, and often include animation elements or are fully animated.

Key Requirements:
  • Significant experience in short-form video (3-6 minutes)
  • Fast, adaptable, non-linear editing skills, primarily in Adobe Premiere. Familiarity with the entire Adobe Creative Suite is imperative
  • Select and combine the most effective shots in each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story
  • Trim raw footage to specified length and reassemble segments in sequences to present stories with maximum effect
  • Excellent sense of pace and timing, with a flair for strong visuals and efficient storytelling
  • Ability to follow established workflows and structures put in place by department heads
  • Knowledge of general systems, practices, and standards within a wider news/media environment
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced media environment, and to work as a team player with a good attitude
  • Determine the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete films
  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job
Key Requirements:
  • Preferably, Bachelor degree in Digital video production, film, mass communication, multimedia arts or other related field
  • Professional experience in a relevant field.