Video Editor - Motion Designer

Washington, DC /
Creative /
Full-Time (Exempt)
About Subject Matter

Subject Matter is a multifaceted agency comprised of advertising and design experts, experienced journalists, media relations pros, digital specialists, strategists, technologists, filmmakers and lobbyists. We help our clients shape the message environment, move public opinion and enhance and defend their reputation. By unifying strategic communications, creative content production and government relations, we spur action—in Washington, on Main Street and everywhere in between. We call what we do Creative Advocacy.
Position Summary
We are looking for a full-time hybrid Video Editor/Motion Designer to join the production team. You should be comfortable working both supervised and unsupervised on projects ranging from quick-cutting, graphics-driven, high-concept pieces to short-form documentary-style videos. You will report to the Executive Producer.
Responsibilities include:
·       Video Editing
·       Motion Graphics Design & Animation
·       Participate in production meetings and brainstorm creative approaches for clients
·       Provide post-production support including archiving footage, creating deliverables & versioning
About You:

·       Four-plus years of full-time, professional experience, with the bulk of that work being in video editing and motion graphics
·       Deep knowledge of Adobe Premiere and After Effects
·       Knowledge of post-production finishing process – experience in color correction and/or audio mixing a plus
·       A passion for video and motion graphic design and a strong visual sensibility
·       Ability to thrive in a matrixed, fast-paced setting
·       Collaborative creative with a team player mindset

*Please note: Applications must include a reel to be considered for the opportunity.

Subject Matter is an equal opportunity employer that encourages people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We are committed to being an inclusive place to work, while maintaining a workforce that represents the communities we serve.

Subject Matter will require all new employees working from our physical office to provide proof of vaccination. Exemptions will be made for medical and/or religious reasons only, following an interactive process and determination of an essential accommodation.