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Freelance Video Editors are self-employed experts who use filmed media to create quality content. Typical duties listed on a Freelance Video Editor resume example are watching video images, deciding which parts need to be cut from the final product, using editing software, and discussing requirements with clients. Successful candidates for the job showcase in their resumes technical skills, computer proficiency, an eye for details, good vision, creative flair, and time management. Formal education is not compulsory, but most eligible candidates have studied computers, video editing, cinematography, and screenwriting.

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Freelance Video Editor

Work alongside clients to deliver engaging and informative edits in the most timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Edited and mastered 30 second national spot for Monster Products' iSport line of headphones.
  • Served as Managing Editor for RedBull's Battle-Ground live events where daily event-recaps and press-junkets were expected every 24hrs.
  • Established a Proxy workflow to rapidly edit RED Camera .r3d files for various fashion/lifestyle videos for CTZN Films.
  • Developed and enacted workflow strategies for editing team of Machinima's Chasing the Cup Season
  • Conceptualized and edited RIOT Game's 2015 Tournament Promos and recaps for Latin American
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Freelance Video Editor

Filmed and edited two scientific documentaries used by college professors for classes

  • Filmed and edited demo reels and audition videos for multiple clients in timely fashion
  • Edited two short films for American Society of Mechanical Engineers that incorporated visual effects
  • Edited and animated reviews video for GymPaws as a marketing aid for company products
  • Wrote and edited two-time award-winning science fiction/comedy web series Somewhat Sketchy
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Creative Writing
Poetry And Photography
3

Self Employed Freelance Video Editor and Effects Artist

Developing multifaceted movie trailers and convert hyper realistic photos into 3D art pieces.

  • Edited and compiled shots for "Elvira's Movie Macabre" featuring Elvira Mistress of the Dark
  • Developed 3D Photoshop breakdowns in After Effects for Dave HIll Photography.
  • Created a detailed DVD menu system for documentary on childbirth.
  • Designed a self promoting website from scratch.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Film Production
4

Freelance Video Editor, Shooter, Studio Operator

Produced, shot and edited videos for CNNMoney, Money Magazine and Fortune Magazine

  • Brainstormed and conceptualized with writers to supplement their stories with video content
  • Coordinated up to five projects simultaneously, ranging in different phases of production
  • Prepared video and graphic assets for broadcast on CNN networks
  • Wrote headlines and descriptions for site content (AP style)
  • Published content to CNNMoney.com using Content Management System (CMS)
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Telecommunications
5

Freelance Video Editor/graphic Designer/web Developer

  • Graphic design: Leveraged the use of all Adobe software for Website development.
  • Produced videos from start to finish including shooting, editing, deployment on online/CD/DVD.
  • Operated film and video cameras regularly, including: Super8, 8mm, 16mm, 32mm, DV and HDV cameras.
  • Utilized three-point lighting in video production, edited nonlinear videos and cut film.
  • Special event videography.
  • Designed and developed websites.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
6

Freelance Video Editor

Stage directed news anchors, reporters, and guests for the 6PM and 11PM newscast

  • Performed video playback of 6p.m. and 11p.m newscasts, adjusting resiliently to changing time constraints
  • Edited a multitude of feature and daily news stories under tight deadlines
  • Executed ENG-Satellite uplinks weekly
  • Video Coordinator on weekends and holidays
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Electronic Systems Technician
BS
Corporate Communication
7

Freelance Video Editor

Edited BMX videos for Red Bull such as Red Bull Urban Rhythm and the 2013 Ride & Seek series using Final Cut Pro 7

  • Responsible for transcribing, syncing interviews and creating graphic/shot lists
  • Organized project footage and arranged shot selections into sequences
  • Assisted in creating episode treatments for the Red Bull Ride & Seek series
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Communications
8

Freelance Video Editor + Writer

  • Enhanced raw educational video footage by integrating moving images, on-screen text, and various functional and stylistic visual effects, as well as providing video and audio editing. Primarily used Adobe Premiere Pro software.
  • Wrote and edited transcripts of educational videos, for purposes of study and subtitle creation.
  • Created textual summaries of said videos for DVD manuals.
  • Wrote comprehensive, customer-friendly product descriptions for the company's online store.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
9

Freelance Video Editor & Writer

  • Enhanced raw educational video footage by integrating moving images, on-screen text, and various functional and stylistic visual effects, as well as providing video and audio editing. Primarily used Adobe Premiere Pro software.
  • Wrote and edited transcripts of educational videos, for purposes of study and subtitle creation.
  • Created textual summaries of said videos for DVD manuals.
  • Wrote comprehensive, customer-friendly product descriptions for the company's online store.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
10

Freelance Video Editor

Video Edit customers raw footage using Final Cut Pro software

  • Prioritized tasks and projects to meet tight deadlines
  • Built relationships with customers and the community to promote long term business growth
  • Managed project deadlines and monitored milestones through completion stage
  • Researched clients' business issues and goals to offer appropriate solutions
  • Operate website traffic using SEO/SEM, Social Media
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Sports & Entertainment Marketing
BA
Marketing

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