This is a contract role and you will not be directly employed by MotorTrend Group. You'll be required to work through a third party agent called TCW.
Rate: $22 - $23/hr based on experience
Hours: 40 hours a week.
Must be able to work remotely but ideally based in Los Angeles
The Post Production Assistant (Freelance, Full Time, Hourly) will assist the studio in all aspects of post-production for MotorTrend Studio content as well as other MT video outlets (web, broadcast, etc). Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Assist all Original Programming with logistical needs such as research, organizing files, and maintaining databases
Quality control of all review cuts and final deliverables
Update and maintain IMDB pages, and trackers for all existing and legacy content for Original Programming
Assist Post Producers in asset research, including imagery, music, and third-party video
Update and maintain schedules and calendars for Post Producers across all shows
This position will not include supervising one or more employees where applicable.
2-4 years previous experience in video/television post-production, or equivalent education and experience
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Strong command or project details, self-motivated and excellent multi-tasking skills
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Proficient in Mac OSX, Excel, Word and other basic computer applications
Experience with non-linear editing systems, especially Avid Media Composer a plus
Baseline understanding, interest, or experience in the automotive industry a plus
Proficient in Google Calendar and Drive
The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Google Calendar, Sheets, Drive
Experience with Adobe suite of tools (Photoshop, After Effects, etc) a plus
Understanding of common file delivery methods
Work is performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated.
NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.