Feb 25, 2021

Sr. Video Editor, Augustine Institute Studios

  • Augustine Institute
Full time Marketing Nonprofit

Job Description

Position: Sr. Video Editor, Augustine Institute Studios 

FLSA: Exempt  

Schedule: This full-time position will work out of the Augustine Institute home office in Greenwood Village, Colorado. 

Pay Range: $60,000 - $65,000 

Reporting to: Executive Producer, Augustine Institute Studios 

Position Summary 

Augustine Institute Studios is seeking an experienced Sr. Video Editor with superior editing chops. Please include a link to your portfolio including a reel that features great storytelling with an up-to-date style.  If you are a self-motivated, experienced editor who can push projects over the finish line with a high level of competency, an exceptional eye toward story, graphics, and branding, and a desire to work with our award-winning creative Catholic film team, we would love to hear from you! 

Specific duties below may not be all-inclusive. 

  • Tell stories through assembling initial cuts for projects across all of our major initiatives, making the necessary creative decisions to craft Rough Cuts, and collaborate with the team on bringing projects ultimately to Final Cut
  • Bring our content to life with dynamic sound design, music, and dialogue editing/mixing  
  • Add graphics with Adobe After Effects when the project requires it  
  • Ensure that projects meet technical delivery standards   
  • Catalog dailies, syncing audio, laying out assembly cuts  
  • Execute on assembly, rough, and fine cuts for our many shows and programs
  • Finalize, master, review our original content  
  • DVD authoring and digital content delivery  
  • Conceptualize and cut engaging promotional videos  
  • Must be able to work well in teams and be comfortable effectively articulating creative vision
  • Maintain best practices with our Post Production workflow and file management systems
  • Crewing up (running camera/audio) for larger-scale productions  
  • Cross Training in our live switched studios (Distance Education, AI Live Show, Bible studies)   

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated experience in video editing and related skills
  • An understanding of the Bible and Bible Study market with an awareness of trends in both Catholic and secular content delivery and creative videography
  • At least 5 years of related experience is preferred

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Must be an experienced storyteller through editing and bring fresh style and perspective to our content 
  • Proficient in Adobe’s suite of video editing tools. Premiere Pro, After Effects, Encoder, Encore, and Photoshop 
  • Technical and creative expertise in color correction utilizing Adobe and Davinci
  • Have an eye for great composition, timing, color, music, graphic design and able to execute accordingly 
  • Can effectively collaborate and communicate well on creative edits of our original content 
  • Ability to find the story in large quantities of raw interview footage 
  • Excel in timely, technically competent, creative edits 
  • Solid understanding of deliverables - DVD authoring, video compression (web, DVD, and broadcast) as well as attentive project QC 
  • Experience in 4K workflow and proxy workflow 
  • Experience working with high-capacity storage devices such as RAID towers and NAS 
  • Technical competency to solve low/mid-tier computer issues (Mac & PC) 
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate the Augustine Institute’s core values including:  
    • Humility – We serve the Augustine Institute Mission with humility and a service mind-set.   
    • Collaboration – We work together as a united Body of Christ.  
    • Innovation – We encourage being creative and demonstrating a clever mindset.  
    • Excellence – We strive in everything we do to win souls for Christ.  

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, typing and use of office equipment, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. 

Work Environment 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in a climate-controlled office setting. 

 Employee Benefits

Full-time employees receive numerous benefits including competitive compensation, medical, dental, vision, and other insurance, a generous paid time off plan and paid holiday schedule, and a 403(b)-retirement plan with company match. Daily Mass is typically available at the Greenwood Village Chapel.

Company Information and History

The Augustine Institute is a registered 501(c)(3) Corporation. Our mission is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our graduate school, media, and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

In 2005, as a response to the call of Pope St. John Paul II, Catholic scholars established in Denver a graduate school dedicated to transforming Catholic education for the New Evangelization. Since then, the Augustine Institute has become the fastest growing Catholic graduate school in the United States and has quickly expanded into a multi-faceted institute providing strategic, disciple-based parish programming and leadership formation to dioceses and parishes across America.

In July 2015, the Augustine Institute and its partners launched FORMED, our digital, state-of-the-art, online platform (often referred to as a “Catholic Netflix”), which makes available the best Catholic content from a host of leading Catholic apostolates.

In November 2015, the Augustine Institute entered into a merger with Lighthouse Catholic Media, which included its Parish Consultant independent contractor salesforce; the Parish Kiosk Program, CD of the Month Club Program, and other channels; and what is now the Ignatius Press-Augustine Institute Joint Publishing Venture.

Studios is the film production department for the Augustine Institute, a Catholic organization. A strong understanding of Catholicism is a must; a faithful Catholic identity is a plus. Your direct report is the Executive Producer, and you will also work under the daily direction of the creative production lead and creative post lead. As with any small company multiple hats will be worn, so shooting skills, audio skills, coloring skills and the like are sought.  

70 + Promos of our work can be seen at www.augustinestudios.org  


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