Assistant Editor of Films

Motion 117 Productions INC is a Creative Visual Production Agency that catalyzes the vision of its clients into immersive and compelling content for the betterment of the world. We are seeking a part-time team member with experience, education, and drive towards crafting story through video editing, with opportunities to be a part of the whole of the filmmaking and story-crafting cycle.  This position would begin as contact-based for an interim period of time, with a defined timeline to part-time in the near future.  
Qualifications & Character:

  • Is personable, service-driven, and accommodating, with a passion for telling compelling stories with excellence through the art of editing
  • Is a proactive learner with a positive and creative attitude, willing to help with production and post-production in any way needed
  • Is able to build strong client relationships and endeavors to advance the creative work of her or himself and the company with every project
  • Has an optimistic spirit looking to cultivate beauty, emotion, and artistry through film at all turns
  • Sets deadlines and follows through on project commitments
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere CC essential, with experience in After Effects and other Adobe Creative Suite products preferred (some training available)
  • Local candidates strongly preferred

Core Duties:

  • Create rough-cuts of specified footage into organized and clean projects
  • Load, organize, backup, footage and create edit-ready projects for other editors
  • Conform, transcode, and ingest footage
  • Synchronize audio and footage when necessary
  • Track, manage, and organize digital footage storage system
  • Create and maintain archives of projects
  • Upload finals to online distribution outlets and cloud servers

Other Duties Dependent on Candidate:

  • Assist on filming dates as needed
  • Capture audio during filming as needed
  • Perform color correction as needed
  • Create or oversee the creation of interview transcripts
  • Develop schedules for content delivery

Other Necessary Abilities:

  • Must be meticulous, technical, and organized.
  • Ability to work independently or under close direction / collaboration
  • Ability to travel if necessary on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to carry heavy cases of equipment (50lbs plus)
  • Must have valid U.S. passport or ability to attain
  • Must have their own method of transportation


  • Paid vacation days per year (dependent on time commitment)
  • Strong possibility for upward mobility and growth
  • Ability to perform a portion of work remotely
  • Task-oriented workplace; strong schedule flexibility