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Editor, Gridiron Heights

Content | New York, NY | Temporary

Job Description

Editor - Gridiron Heights


About the Company

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.


About the Show 

Gridiron Heights is BR’s original animated series about the NFL that runs weekly throughout the football season. The series turns players into characters and news into storylines, all in the course of one joke-packed minute. Taking place in the fictional town of Gridiron Heights where all players, coaches, and owners live and work together, everything from the commissioner to cleats are turned into jokes.


About the Role

The Gridiron Heights team is looking for an editor to join us for the upcoming season.  There are two main parts of this position: audio and post.  In Audition this person will be recording audio, arranging tracks, and laying in sound design and music.  In Premiere they will be arranging final animation and exporting for various sources and specs.  All of this happening in a fast-paced but fun production schedule.  This is a temporary role not eligible for benefits.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Running sessions with voice actors and noting best takes 

  • Assembling the audio track for each episode 

  • Selecting music tracks and incorporating them into the audio to help direct visual cues 

  • Sound design 

  • Being mindful of pacing and episode time constraints

  • Export final deliverables 

  • Ability to adapt to changes in production plan/schedules

  • Temp position, tentatively starting this month with a tentative end date of 2/7/19 


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 5 years editing experience

  • Expert in Adobe Premiere Pro and its captioning tools

  • Expert in Adobe Audition 

  • Experience placing music, sound effects, and mixing audio

  • Good sense of humor, and strong sense of comedic timing

  • Ability to work quickly under tight deadlines

  • Good attitude in stressful situations

  • Attention to visual and technical details

  • Must be local to NYC

  • NFL Superfan

  • Great communication skills - be able to give and receive critical feedback


Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.