Associate Video Editor (Temporary Assignment)
JOB
SUMMARY
JOB
SUMMARY

Associate Video Editor (Temporary Assignment)

This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner DZConnex.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for this position.

Summary: 

For over 30 years, Naughty Dog has been crafting best-selling, critically acclaimed games that constantly push the boundaries of narrative, gameplay, and technology. Our most recent game, The Last of Us Part II, has received over 300 Game of the Year awards and three of our games are among the top 10 highest scored games on the PlayStation 4. As a part of the Naughty Dog legacy, you’ll become a part of continuing the development of extraordinary and enduring experiences for a broad, global range of audiences.

We are looking for an Associate Editor to assist the editorial team with cinematics, dialogue and trailers for our upcoming titles. As a studio, Naughty Dog strives to make the transition between interactive and scripted content seamless, and our editors are a key position in keeping everyone in sync to make that happen. If you’re a highly-collaborative editor with a passion for telling character-driven stories, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities: 

  • Organizing dailies shot at the mocap stage, prepping for edit
  • Cleaning up dialogue to remove stage noise and other sound issues
  • Supporting trailers/commercials for single player and Multiplayer mode utilizing captured footage.
  • Compressing and exporting various video and audio files for implementation in the game and for delivery out of house

Requirements & Skills: 

  • Experience editing performance capture video reference preferred, but not essential
  • Self-starter who’s incredibly organized and detail oriented a must
  • Needs to work well in a high-pressure environment as a member of a team
  • Open to feedback and iteration in a collaborative environment
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Premiere preferred
  • Knowledge of various digital video codecs, file formats and encoding preferred
  • Knowledge of online streaming devices and programs
  • Video game production experience strongly preferred

Bonus Skills: 

  • Experience capturing video or stills of in-game footage
  • Experience working with professional video or still cameras (shooting b-roll, interviews, or reference)
  • Production experience shooting live-action—either fiction or documentary
  • Post-production experience with VFX editing, creating motion graphics or animated logos

As a part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates will be expected to provide a demo reel of their work and will be asked to complete a test.

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