Assistant Editor - IGN

Video Culver City, California


Position at IGN

Assistant Video Editor

IGN is looking for a talented post-production assistant video editor with a love of video games and entertainment. This position requires direct experience assisting in the entirety of the post production process. Experience working on original features, series content for online preferred.

You must include a reel of demonstrable work.


What will get you in the door?

        1-2 years of post-production experience; mid level skillset

        Knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Creative Suite; Avid Media Composer experience is a plus

        Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, team environment

        A positive, problem-solving attitude

        High comfort level for fast-paced, deadline driven projects

        Excellent time-management and project-organization skills

        Passion for IGN and/or video games

What does that mean exactly?

        Assistance in video editing for core IGN video products. These include games and entertainment reviews, previews, features and more. Example: (

        Helping our post teams to maintain high quality video standards and brand guidelines.

        Providing support in editing, encoding, and publishing of projects

        Work closely with IGN editors, content creators, and producers in asset gathering, post production project management, assemble edits, and feature deliveries.

It would be extra awesome if you have:

        Strong understanding of project setup and editing workflows and tools

        After Effects or motion graphics familiarity

        Significant experience with near-line media; Avid NEXIS nearline or similar media servers.

        Strong understanding of video game and entertainment trends.

        Experience managing video asset archives (LTO, etc.)

        Have experience in post production at a TV or game-centric company

Here’s the good stuff about us…

        Live and breathe video games, movies and TV; see secrets before the rest of the world

        Opportunity to dream big and make things happen

        People who like to have fun, share some beers and plot your demise in the arcade/game room

        Open and casual work environment

What we need from you:

        Demo reel and/or list of exemplary work

        Your resume. Wow us! Leave out the boring stuff and put in the dazzling stuff about your super powers.

        A cover letter. We get loads of applicants for every job. What sets you apart