Senior Creative Video Editor – Creative Agency – Perm or Freelance

London (Greater)
£40,000 – £45,000 or freelance at £200 – £250 / day
Closing date
23 Oct 2021

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Industry Sector
Creative Design Agency, Agency
Marketing Disciplines
Creative and Design
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity for a collaborative and driven Senior Creative Video Editor with a strong background of digital media and motion graphics to join a growing creative agency in London. We work with global brands and their supporting agencies to provide all creative services specialised for use across social media, TV, print and web.

We are looking to hire an exceptional Senior Creative Video Editor either on a permanent or freelance basis.

Role Info:

Senior Creative Video Editor – Creative Agency
£40,000 – £45,000 or freelance at £200 – £250 / day

About Us:

We were started 6 years ago by two creatives specialising in eye-catching social-first photography, short-format videos, stop-motion & cgi for our world leading client brands.

We are looking for a collaborative and driven Creative Video Editor with a strong background of digital media and motion graphics to help ensure the day-to-day delivery of high-class digital projects. This is a key role with the opportunity to make a significant impact across our business as we continue to grow.

We are a passionate and talented Agile team blending creativity and technology to deliver scroll-stopping content, simply and effectively. Our team will work from a brand’s existing assets, or nothing at all to create outstanding static and animated creative.

You’ll be involved in many project stages from receipt of brief, storyboarding, estimation to amends and project acceptance.

The Senior Creative Video Editor Role:

+ Creating a wide range of content, including organic and paid social advertising, in-app artwork, digital banners, digital marketing and promotional media, videos from still images, blending videos, adding music, VO & captions, colour grading and text animation.
+ Encoding, converting and editing videos and adding effects/elements to enhance motion graphics.
+ Responsible for interpreting and executing creative briefs; communicating key themes and narratives with creative flair and accuracy ready for final delivery.
+ Mentoring junior Editors.

About You:

A creative design background with 3-5years experience as a video editor / motion graphics artist in an agency / production environment.
You should have a demonstrable ability with a strong portfolio
Great attention to detail, leadership skills, the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with the team & clients
Strong negotiation skills for getting projects within budget at the right time, the ability to work & remain calm under pressure, to multitask plus the ability to motivate others to meet deadlines.
Experience of choosing appropriate and cutting music to suit different edits
Designing social first assets, knowledge of different dimensions and guidelines for different platforms, analytics and an understanding of organic vs. paid-for content.
And of course, you must have a good graphic design eye !
You'll need to have good customer-facing manner, be proficient in social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok), Adobe Creative Suite (PDF, PremierPro, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Collaboration tools (Teams, Slack, WhatsApp, Dropbox) and tools like Cinema4D, 3dsMax, Maya, Redshift and Octane.

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Video Editor, Motion Graphics Artist, Digital Designer, Creative Design, Social Media, Creative Agency, Motion Designer, Motion Editor.

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.


We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit

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Castle Hill House
12 Castle Hill
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