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Video Editor

Date: Mar 25, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

         

HALLMARK - WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

 

Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.

 

WHO WE ARE:

The Union Hill Studios is a highly-collaborative and fast-paced team that is responsible for delivering compelling and on-strategy photography, video, & sound for Hallmark. With visual and audio storytelling at its core, the studio drives to connect consumers to the full extent of Hallmark’s portfolio through marketing, merchandising, advertising, and product development. Union Hill Studios is one of the largest in-house studios in the country, with more than 50 photographers, cinematographers, directors, editors, sound engineers, stylists, producers, and support staff on our team. We are looking for energetic people with a hybrid of storytelling skills to join our team. Check out #HallmarkUHS on Instagram, and watch our Sense of Purpose video to learn more about our commitment to enriching lives.

 

AN OVERVIEW:

Hallmark's Union Hill Studios is hiring a Video Editor. We are looking for someone who can work fast and can work independently, and loves the world of post-production. Our ideal candidate is a hybrid, with experience in graphic design, typography, motion graphics and photography as well as video production.

 

THE VIDEO EDITOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

The Video Editor facilitates post-production for in-store communication, pitches, retailer and consumer-facing video that support Hallmark’s wholesale and retail businesses. In this position, you will be expected to perform in a creative, collaborative environment and consistently produce high-quality, complex media productions. 

 

Working with video directors, art directors, account lead and business partners, you will be required to use your professional experience and technical knowledge to offer creative and technically appropriate solutions to meet business needs. In addition, you will be required to work independently to edit unsupervised, color grade, work on simple motion graphics, compress and upload video files and fulfill projects that meet the requirements of various business partners. Projects will range from consumer facing product demonstration & promotion, branding and marketing videos (online and at retail), through creative use of media. The Video Editor will identify and apply innovative and creative approaches to continually elevate video and media production work at Hallmark.   


In this role, you must demonstrate creativity, strong storytelling skills, keen sense in typography & graphic design, problem solving, initiative, communication, and teamwork as well as interpersonal, organizational and consulting skills in a variety of business situations.
 

The Video Editor role is a progressive position and will be filled at a level based on the skills and experience of the selected candidate.  Also there may be some relocation funding support for the selected candidate. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 

 

A portfolio is required. Your portfolio should be compiled into one PDF or Word document that is no larger than 10 MB. Please provide a link to your demo reel in addition to other projects you include in your submitted portfolio. Your portfolio for Hallmark must include a portfolio demo reel of your video production and editing experience (in .mov or .swf format which exceeds no more than 20MB in total file size). In addition, you may include a link/links to your online portfolio/video production and editing work as a supplement to the work you upload. Applicants who submit only a website link as their portfolio demo reel will not be considered. .

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 years professional work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of video editing or motion graphics experience
  • Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your application will stand out if you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in one of the following areas: film/video production, media arts or communications field
  • Strong interpersonal skills--able to work effectively with diverse internal and external partners
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills—able to effectively communicate 
  • Thrives in a consistently busy and changing environment
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong visual storytelling skills and good sense of timing
  • Be able to work edit on the fly during a shoot
  • Experience with studio and location video production

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! (Like an on-site cafeteria, free parking, access to Crown Center and a fitness center.)

 

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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