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TED is hiring a new video editor

Posted by: Emily McManus

TEDVideoEditor.jpgTED.com is looking for an experienced Final Cut Studio editor to work in our Manhattan offices for 3 months. Details below:

FILM + VIDEO EDITOR, TEDTalks

SoHo-based media company seeks an experienced Final Cut Studio editor to fill a 3-month contract position in-house.

Since TEDTalks launched two summers ago, the videos in this critically acclaimed series have been viewed more than 60 million times, demonstrating that an unknown speaker with a powerful idea can reach — and move — a global audience. Speakers include architects, physicists, rock stars, authors, anthropologists, evangelists, atheists, inventors, and more, all with great ideas worth spreading.

Watch the Top 10 most popular TEDTalks here >>

The ideal candidate should demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and a diverse professional editing background, including a working familiarity with narrative, documentary, live concert/performance, and animation.

Creative problem-solving and time management skills are a must.

Experience with any or all of the following is preferred: ProTools, Soundtrack, Color, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Shake, Motion, Magic Bullet, and XSAN.

Familiarity with basic sound design, as well as graphic and motion-graphic design, also a plus.

Must be fluent in Final Cut Studio — for web and broadcast.

Must share our passion for TEDTalks and the art of spreading great ideas through well-edited video.

Interviews the first week of September 2008. (We realize many editors are working to meet the upcoming Sundance deadline, if so, please let us know your availability when you apply.)

Resumes accepted via email ONLY. Please, no phone calls. Please include links to your reel. Email edit at ted dot com

Comments (1)

  • Yasir Khan commented on Aug 31 2008

    Sounds like an interesting position.

    Yasir