Job Details

Job title

Video Editor, Emory Stewart Team

Location

New York, United States

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Freelance / Contracted, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

We’re seeking a precise and tasteful NYC based Social Media Content Creator (photo and video) to own and produce social creative for all platforms. The role will translate the brand visual vision into social-first content collaborating closely with our creative director.  

The ideal candidate would have strong photography, video and graphic design skills aligned to social media, with a self-starter attitude, attention to detail, a luxury point-of-view and a desire to deliver exceptional social media results. You will be tasked with concepting, producing and editing video content for EST and our Projects. You should be confident in post-production editing, especially with Premiere, After Effects, In Design, and Animation with a keen interest in Fashion, Art, and the Luxury Lifestyle vertical. 

We are looking for a content curator that can shoot stills and video for best-in-class Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube advertising. This role will work collaboratively with the in-house creative and marketing team to concept and generate the requisite assets per channel. 

Should have a thorough understanding of current social advertising trends and be able to adapt established web/print photo guidelines across all social ad formats and keep content fresh and relevant. Quickly concept and create engaging photo/video assets for brand and storytelling.

Relentlessly innovate to push the boundaries of each platform, cut through the noise and increase engagement. Candidate will ideally have experience in a fast-paced agency or startup environment and be extremely flexible to quickly activate on business needs and iterate as requirements shift based on content performance. 

What You’ll Do

  • Creation of video, infographics, and animation for multi-purpose use across site & social media channels
  • Liaise with Production to help plan, produce and deliver all video content within budget
  • Shoot and light on-set – both on location and in studio
  • Apply creative, collaborative, technical and quality-control skills to provide effective editorial services in a client-driven, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Be able to adhere to strict delivery and publishing schedules.
  • Research original images, music, and video content as support material to video shoots
  • Perform quality assurance on all video footage
  • Complete post production for projects including grading, mastering, encoding 
  • Take responsibility for video upload to website
  • Accurately archive footage to be easily accessed by the creative team
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative manner
  • Highly creative, out-of-the-box thinker
  • Own the social media content creation, including photography, video, design and archive inspirational images.
  • Lead the execution of the social creative strategy to meet the follower, engagement and department goals.
  • Responsible and accountable for social creative performance metrics.
  • Partner with creative team to ensure all content produced is within brand identity aesthetics.
  • Collaborate with the Editor of Brand & Social Media and Social Coordinator to plan social media calendar.
  • Partner with the Editor of Brand & Social Media on social-first concepts
  • Real-time design and execution of social-first assets by channel— including but not limited to video, short-form GIFs/boomerangs/time-lapse, static images, etc.
  • Prepare and manage asset delivery, including retouching and other production needs on own projects
  • Participate in internal meetings as well as interact with external vendors where needed
  • Work closely with, communicate and present creative with all key stakeholders and counterparts
  • Deliver assets in the correct format and on time
  • Publish daily content to all social channels
  • Monitor social performance to determine effectiveness and areas for improvement. Pivot social-first creative production as necessary

The Ideal Candidate

  • Super Creative 
  • Ideas orientated – creativity is key
  • Understanding of audio capture, music usage and footage clearance
  • 2 + years minimum experience editing in a digital post-production environment, with deep experience in the Adobe Suite of products, social media/graphic design experience
  • A thorough understanding of web production and the capabilities within digital channels
  • Strong understanding of digital trends, cinematography, and editing principles; with an ability to tell a cohesive story.
  • Thumb on the pulse of viral digital trends, and with a knack for creative, insightful, and comedic timing.
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Clear and concise written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, showing strong initiative
  • Detail oriented and team-player attitude
  • Demonstrates ability to understand and interpret brand needs, and to develop innovative creative solutions
  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with support, executive management, creative supervisors, etc.
  • Eye for detail/layout
  • Comprehensive understanding of the fashion and luxury goods industry, consumer products and personal technology industries, and trends.
  • Bachelor’s degree in videography/art/design/graphic design preferred 
  • Exceptionally skilled at image curation, visual storytelling, typography, layout, form and color
  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Well-rounded design experience across all social media channels
  • Ability to create gifs and other lightweight video social content
  • Acute awareness of social best practices per channel and real-time key social trends
  • Highly creative, collaborative, positive, and proactive
  • Fashion background preferred

Technical Skills / Software

  • An understanding of responsive and adaptive web design
  • Adobe CC Suite: Adobe Premiere, In Design, After Effects, Photoshop, Color, Acrobat Pro
  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

The job description is to be used merely as a guide of expectations rather than an exhaustive list of all duties and competencies.  All requirements and skills are subject to change as business needs evolve. Part of the interview process will include a technical test. 

Please send links to your work.

Language skills

  1. English, Professional working proficiency

About Us

The Emory Stewart Team (EST) is a collective of creative professionals dedicated in shaping culture through innovation and powerful ideas. We are a full service creative agency that brings companies and individuals stories to life. This end-to-end offering is rooted in the human advancement through experiential, strategy and impeccable design, always with a focus on building an effortless user experience. With an expert team behind the culture influencer, Emory Stewart and Team are always looking to the future to help brands pave the way for what’s next in cultural innovation. 

How It’s Done?

EST applies design thinking to every aspect of their work—from how you are introduced to a space to the way space looks to the way it makes you feel, for example. The team taps into client’s vision and make it a reality by effortlessly blending physical spaces, fashion, art, entertainment and culture together. Taking a bespoke approach, EST projects will never look or feel exactly the same and will be entirely customized per client. It’s the collective’s sole mission to create experiences that truly connect back to the end user, showcasing who they are as individuals and the life they want to lead. 

Who Is the Emory Stewart Team?

Founded in 2018, The Emory Stewart Team is comprised of some of the most impactful and influential experts in their respective fields. Emory has hand-selected each of these individuals to play a leading role on his team to ensure the collective delivers exceptional multi-disciplinary work that meets client expectations. This collective acts as an extension of the Emory Stewart brand, living up to the ideals and standards set by Emory himself.

The Teams unique blend of expertise and experience enables Emory to deliver cutting edge work at competitive prices ensuring you get the very best return on your investment. 

Why work for us?

EST is a leading a revolution in society and in business. Working with us means having the opportunity to share your voice, contribute to a fast-growing startup, and recreate what it means to be a luxury brand. We are looking for driven, passionate, and quick-learning talent.

This is an unparalleled opportunity to work with a new creative start up with leading cultural influencer and personality Emory Stewart. This opportunity is for a creative, dedicated self starter looking for experience in the world of Luxury Real Estate, Fashion and Design.