Assistant Editor
Video & Post Production Burbank, California

Assistant Editor will be hands on in the day to day ingest and organization of all media assets for CWL Content and Broadcast Production, as well as additional editing tasks in a post production environment. From asset ingestion through delivery, the AE will assist in keeping organization and workflows efficient. They will ensure Blizzards media assets are well organized and easily accessible. The ideal candidate would be very organized with an affinity for creating efficient workflows. This person should have a well-rounded experience and be able to wear multiple hats, including individual editing tasks, as well as assistance to lead editors. We are looking for someone that provides the most utility to the team rather than a master of a single skill. 

Responsibilities 

  • Manage the on-boarding process of several teams and stakeholders into the shared video server   
  • Responsible for video editing and other content requests in the fast-paced environment
  • Organize and track ingested assets within video servers and offline hard drives
  • Responsible for implementing best metadata practices with focus on taxonomy
  • Catalog and ingest backlogged footage from past years
  • Fulfill internal and external footage requests to several Blizzard teams and contractors
  • Assist in creating workflows and policies 
  • Ingest and update new data daily for media distribution 
  • Coordinate with producers, editors and contractors
  • Train and Manage users
  • Monitor usage
  • Tag Footage
  • Become a master of the platform
    • Train users as needed
    • Source of support for editors
    • Assist in managing knowledge base and documentation 

Requirements

  • 2+ Years Video Editing Experience
  • Experience in Live and post-production workflows
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premier, Photoshop, After Effects 
  • Organization skills
  • Understanding of video servers, filesystems, and offlining practices 
  • Firm understanding of Video/Audio compression codecs
  • Firm understanding of drive formatting, partitioning and raids
  • Proficient on Windows/Mac

Pluses

  • Passionate video gamer and geek
  • Love for Esports

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us! 

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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