Video Editor

New York, NY

As a Video Editor for NowThis, you’ll become part of a fast-growing media team dedicated to storytelling for the mobile social generation. The role reports to the Director of Creative - Editorial and will collaborate daily with the Snapchat team in an effort to create compelling original content for daily editions. The ideal candidate has a strong sense of visual storytelling, sound design, and is comfortable applying motion graphics components to their work. Speed and clear communication are a must.


    • Are a self-starter who doesn’t need hand-holding
    • Are a highly creative and understand the unique NowThis voice and style with 3+ years of experience at a digital media organization
    • Are passionate about news, and have a desire to present it in a smart, conversational tone tailor-made for social media
    • Can navigate the social web and help generate creative, visual story angles based on the news of the day
    • Have an excellent sense of pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and a sense for how to tell a powerful story in as little time as possible
    • Are fully versed in Adobe Premiere (After Effects a plus)
    • Organize your time and have a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
    • Invent and institute new workflows to maximize efficiency around the video process and implementing systems to better source new media
    • Are obsessed with accuracy in reporting and have a strong attention to detail
    • Are a creative thinker and problem solver, with a sense of humor and a great attitude
    • Have a deep understanding of social media platforms, especially Snapchat
    • Love to create videos with writers and journalists
    • Enjoy collaborating with a team but also work well independently