Video Editor

Master the art of storytelling through video by handling video editing in the post production stage.

What does a Video Editor do?

Video editors turn raw video footage into TV and film masterpieces. As a video editor, you master the art of storytelling through video in the post-production stage. You edit videos in a way that meets the director’s vision and conveys the intended message to the audience. The editing process includes seamlessly editing video transitions, cutting out unneeded footage, and ensuring logical sequencing. You make the video have a deeper impact on the audience by adding sound, music, graphics, and effects.

A high level of technical expertise is necessary with extensive knowledge of video editing software. Strong communications skills are key in working well with production teammates, producers, directors, and clients to get the job done. You also need to be comfortable working well under pressure to meet tight production deadlines.

Video editors typically need a bachelor’s degree in film studies, cinematography, or a related field.