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Video Editor - Graphic Designer

Wego

Wego

Design
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2024

About Wego

We’re on a mission to help people discover the real value of travel — to inspire, to give more reasons, to make it easy — for you to travel. Our company was founded back in 2005, and since then, we’ve imagined and created some of the most well-loved products for travelers all around the world.

Today, Wego is the number 1 travel metasearch engine in the Middle East. There are millions of users on Wego every month — people who travel for adventure, for work, for family and for many other reasons. That’s why we work tirelessly to make your experience of planning & booking flights, hotels and trips as seamless as possible.

About The Role

We are seeking a talented, skilled and creative Video Editor to join our Creative team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating compelling, high-quality video content for social media platforms. As a Social Media Video Editor, you will be responsible for editing both long-form and short-form content for social media channels, including Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram and more. You will work closely with our social media team to ensure that all content meets the brand's guidelines and resonates with our target audience. You will also be responsible for creating engaging thumbnails (where applicable) that effectively communicate the content of the videos you edit.

The ideal candidate for this position is a passionate yet organized, self-starter individual with problem-solving capabilities who can work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit and produce high-quality, engaging video content for social media platforms, including trimming, cutting, and arranging footage, adding transitions, music, sound effects and visual effects, color correcting and grading, and adding text overlays and captions.
  • Edit both long-form and short-form videos, ensuring that all content is optimized for each social media platform.
  • Create compelling and visually appealing thumbnails for each video that effectively communicate the content and encourage viewers to click.
  • Collaborate with the social media team to create compelling and creative concepts for video content.
  • Work closely with the content team to understand brand guidelines and ensure all content meets brand standards.
  • Utilize apps, AI and creative video editing techniques, to produce exceptional video content with quick turnaround and tight deadlines.
  • Manage multiple video projects simultaneously, from start to finish, ensuring all projects are delivered on time.
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and best practices in social media video editing and thumbnail creation and provide recommendations for new and innovative ways to engage our audience.

Qualifications:

    • Proven experience as a video editor, with a portfolio of work showcasing your skills in editing long-form and short-form video content for social media platforms.
    • Proficient in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve, and Adobe After Effects.
    • Strong knowledge of video production and post-production workflows, including color grading, sound design, and visual effects.
    • Proven experience in thumbnail creation with knowledge of graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe illustrator.
    • Strong creative and technical skills in storytelling, composition and pacing.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with team members and content creators.
    • Understanding of social media platforms and best practices for optimizing video content and thumbnails (where applicable) for each platform.
    • Experience with 3-D Modeling and Rendering Animation a plus ... but not necessary.