Santa Monica

Video Editor

Date of Posting:

February 16, 2020

Length of Assignment:


Pay Rate:


Job Description:

Artisan Creative is seeking a video editor for a temp to hire opportunity with our client in the cosmetics space. This is an onsite position near Venice; local candidates only, please.

In this role, you will work under the supervision of the director of video production to assemble and edit footage to cohesively tell a story. You will work with creative, video, content teams and key stakeholders to develop concepts that fulfill project objectives within strict deadlines. You will manage and archive all footage in addition to occasional onset assistance. Videos will be varied and include how-tos, internal corporate videos, social media and more.

The ideal candidate has strong video storytelling skills and the ability to captivate viewers. They know how to best utilize music to set moods and carry on storylines with the ability to incorporate feedback into work. They have previous experience working within the beauty or lifestyle space and understands how to create compelling content for the female-centric market.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Media, Film or related major
  • 6-8 years of experience editing and developing video content for various digital platforms
  • Experience creating short-form and long-form content for social media platforms
  • Background in beauty a plus
  • Marketing or agency experience a plus
  • Expert skill level in Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro, Media Encoder, Photoshop, and After Effects
  • Knowledge of social media video best practices, landscape and ability to recognize stories that will drive views and shares
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as MAC OS required

Please reference the Job # and Title in the subject matter of your email and submit to Please provide your resume, portfolio or URL where applicable as well as three references for consideration. Additionally, please provide 3-5 bullet points as to how your experience best relates to the requirements. Unless specified, roles are not open to relocation or remote candidates and only local candidates will be considered. Thank you.

Applicants for roles within the City of Los Angeles please note: “Pursuant to the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories.”

Applicants for roles within the City of San Francisco please note: “Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction warrants.”

Artisan Creative’s Bio:

Artisan Creative has spent the last 20+ years in creative staffing and recruitment helping candidates find both freelance and full time roles in the Print,Digital, Broadcast, Marketing, Social Media and Communication fields.

We work with a variety of clients from Advertising and Design agencies to in-house teams in the Entertainment, Health and Beauty, Fashion, Financial, Technology and Manufacturing verticals to name a few. For a complete list of our core capabilities, please visit

Visit our blog to access over 400 articles on interviewing best practices, job search and freelancing tips. Artisan Creative is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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