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Senior Editor

Company: Tastemade
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Our mission is to delight, engage, and inspire you through real-life storytelling.Who are we?We are a modern media company that engages a global audience of more than 300 million monthly viewers on all major digital, mobile, and streaming television platforms, streaming 3+ billion views each month. We create award-winning video content and original programming in the categories of Food, Travel, and Home & Design that we share with an engaged, passionate, and global community. Tastemade is built upon real data and an innovative approach to programming. We are changing the way the world watches, experiences, and engages with premium lifestyle content. -What are we looking for?We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world through the art of storytelling. People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not just looking for another job. We are seeking a -Senior Editor -to join our growing team!Tastemade is a growing cross-platform media company with an array of content verticals ranging from home, food, and travel. The Post Production team is in search of a Senior Editor that will provide day-to-day support to AEs, editors, colorists, sound mixers, and all other roles that utilize media or any other associated project assets. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a high volume, deadline-driven environment, with strong written & verbal communication skills and experience supporting a team of AEs and Editors and will work collaboratively with all key stakeholders involved. The Director of Post Production will provide management and guidance for this role. Our Values: -

  • Tell a great story. Develop original and untold stories that inspire, excite, and delight. Great storytelling has the power to not only entertain but to shape culture.
  • Embrace our world. Be globally-minded-value inclusivity and diversity, respect the richness of all cultures, and appreciate those who are different from yourself.
  • Be constantly curious. Ask questions. Find answers. Always look for opportunities to learn and experience something new.
  • Create community through experience. Treat every moment as an opportunity to create meaningful experiences to share. Shared moments build community.
  • Own the Outcome. Think and act like an owner. You are entrusted to do what is best for Tastemade and for our community.What you'll be doing:
    • Support immediate team and cross-functional teams with high-level collaboration and excellent communication
    • Review and spot check prepped/edited footage, coaching individual editors, colorists and assistant editors to make improvements and adjustments to the quality and sensibility of their editing on an ongoing basis
    • Assess and resolve technical and creative issues methodically in a timely, scalable manner
    • Communicate clearly and effectively with key stakeholders (Production, producer, director, audio engineer, colorist, graphics team) to ensure successful handoffs throughout the post-production process
    • Research and understand new trends and technologies in the digital video industry
    • Investigate and adopt new video editing and grading techniques, identifying specific processes/technology that can be applied to the post-production editorial workflow
    • Support Content Production as needed
    • Establish and promote solid communication throughout the editorial team to encourage development and continuous learning. Be attentive to strengths and weaknesses within the team by developing solutions to reinforce individual skills and editorial techniques
    • Assist in establishing workflows for VOD delivery, content library management and in house finishing
    • Oversee QC process and delivery to Network and troubleshoot and solve QC reports, as needed. -
    • Takes the lead on overseeing Tastemade Streaming Network (TMSN) - deliveries, workflow, QC, and best practices. What you'll bring:
      • Must be above expert skill level in Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects experience
      • Must have basic NLE and computer troubleshooting skills
      • Have a strong understanding of video best-practices: file formats, codecs and their proper handling in a post-production workflow, as well as keep up with software updates and new products available to increase workflow efficiency
      • The ideal candidate will have experience working in a high volume, deadline-driven environment, with strong written & verbal communication skills and experience coordinating a team of supporting editors and AEs. -
      • This position also works closely with our Post Media and Technology Lead on media management, system implementation, and tech workflow. -
      • This candidate should have strong technical and organizational skills with experienced knowledge of the Adobe suite of products, specifically Adobe Productions, Premiere, After Effects, and Media Encoder
      • Must be a collaborator with great communication skills
      • Project organization has to be a source of pride and not an afterthought
      • Knowledge of Softron, VidChecker, CrushFTP, and CatDV, a plus. -
      • (Desirable) Sophisticated knowledge of Davinci Resolve, a plus
      • (Desirable) Expert level of knowledge of ProTools, a plus
      • (Desirable) Expertise and experience of AVID Media Composer, organization, and workflow knowledge. What Makes Us a Great Opportunity?We prioritize an inclusive, People-first culture at Tastemade. - From your first day, we strive to be a welcoming team that supports, nurtures and grows. We are also firm believers in "walking the talk" -- our employee-led workplace experience committees, DE&I groups, and wellness and philanthropic initiatives reflect much of our culture and build a sense of real community among our team. While working at Tastemade, you will collaborate with passionate, curious, and authentic peers, who are driven by our core values and equally enthusiastic about food, travel and home & design. - -Total Rewards:
        • Competitive salary
        • Stock options - -
        • Flexible vacation policy and paid company holidays
        • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life EAP, and 401K benefits -
        • Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware
        • Monthly wellness stipend to support your physical and mental health
        • Monthly electronics allowance to partially offset cell phone and internet costs
        • One-time home office equipment stipend
        • Professional development by way of a feedback-driven culture, regular performance check-ins, and in-house mentorship and support programs -
        • Collaborative, passionate, and fun colleagues!Tastemade is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruiting and interview process. If you require any assistance or need accommodations, please reach out to us at Your application and any materials you submit will be subject to our .We're an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Tastemade, Santa Monica , Senior Editor, Advertising , Santa Monica, California

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