The UFC is seeking a Post Production Editor to join our Emmy Award-winning production team in Las Vegas. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience editing a wide array of long form, short form, and promotional content for major sports and/or entertainment brands, across various media platforms. The primary function of this role involves original content creation through video editing. We’re looking for a technically skilled, professional editor who is also a creative storyteller at heart, always seeking innovative new approaches to post production.
Edits a variety of short form content, including but not limited to features, highlights and promotional elements.
Edits a variety of long form original content to service documentary, studio, and compilation clip-driven programming.
Conceptualizes and creates story-focused video edits for distribution on official UFC social platforms.
Works independently on some projects and collaborates with teammates on other projects.
Develops new and unique content initiatives through video editing.
Works at the direction of Producers to apply editorial notes to revised video assets.
Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned.
Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 3 years editing experience on both short form and long form projects for broadcast television.
Must have strong grasp of the latest editing techniques and visual trends.
Must be proficient in HD workflow, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and have solid technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in motion graphics is preferred.
Experience with tapeless workflow preferred.
Experience with working for an agency, post-production company or broadcast creative team is a plus.
Experience with working in a studio environment is a plus.
Experience with 3D modeling and animation a plus.
College degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent GED required.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is necessary.
Must be able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines.
Must maintain discretion and confidential information.
Must have working knowledge of basic administrative office computer programs, on Mac and Windows PC workstations.
Experience in a sports environment preferred. Knowledge of MMA is a plus.
Work hours will typically take place Monday through Friday, but candidate will be expected to work occasional nights and weekends when necessary.
Candidates will be subject to a video editing test to assess technical ability and editing aptitude.
Zuffa, LLC conducts preemployment drug and background screens.
Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment