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Assistant Editor

Post Production & Operations | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Assistant Editor - Please provide resume and cover letter detailing your interest in the role and a link to your reel.

Who we are:

Sportsrocket is a New York based company that is working to give sports fans access to live games and events, highlights, and shows, whenever they want, wherever they are, however they consume video. The company works with leading leagues, publishers, and rights-holders, including Major League Soccer, the PGA Tour, Scout Media, and AS Roma, to create and power customized OTT platforms. Incubated by Bedrocket Media Ventures, Sportsrocket's innovative approach is based on a proprietary sports media operating system, that offers an integrated solution for the production, distribution, management and monetization of sports media across all platforms. Founded by sports entrepreneur Brian Bedol, who previously co-founded Classic Sports Network (now known as ESPN Classic) and College Sports Television (CSTV), Sportsrocket aims to become The Power Behind the Game.

The Role:

Responsible for assisting and preparing projects for Video Editors in the post-production department. Must have initiative and creativity, while being able to take direction and incorporate notes from Post-Production Supervisor and owners in a timely and effective manner.

In addition to general Assistant Editor work, we are also looking for someone specializing in graphics, with a strong interest and skills in Photoshop, Premiere, and AfterEffects.

Who you are:

  • A sports FANATIC looking for a fast paced, high growth opportunity

  • Bachelor's level education or above.

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere.

  • Proficient in other Adobe Creative Cloud suite of programs (i.e. After Effects, Photoshop)

  • Understanding of Edit Share system and post-production workflows

  • Good knowledge of contemporary cameras, file formats, codecs, and their proper handling in a post workflow

  • Comfortable with Google Apps suite (Gmail, Excel, Calendar, Drive, etc)

  • A strong understanding of web technologies standards, and how the digital ecosystem is evolving.

  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, content management and social media platforms.

  • Bilingual English and Spanish a plus

What you’ll do

  • Ingest, Transcode and Group/Sync raw material from shoots in Premiere as well as an understanding of shared storage

  • Groups and sub-clips media for use by editors.

  • Basic management of media; backing up correctly, finishing jobs correctly.

  • Media Management for our Premiere workflows and projects

  • Managing the organization of the folder structure on the server, project and related media assets as well as backing up/archiving

  • Ability to do basic sound design & audio mixing as well as able to handle basic color correction.

  • Able to implement provided graphics and titles, and ideally the ability to create original graphics/animation

  • Create graphical elements when needed.

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend shifts.

What we provide:

  • Full-Time temp to perm role

  • Work from our Soho NYC office; snacks included!

  • Competitive pay, with health benefits (medical, dental, vision) and equity for full-time employees

  • Laid-back environment: jeans, plaid, t-shirts, you get the gist

  • Friendly co-workers to geek out with

  • Bring your dog to our NYC office

  • Sportsrocket is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs[at]sportsrocket[dot]com. No recruiters, please.