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About Us

MotorTrend Group is the largest automotive media company in the world.  MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, is the largest automotive media company in the world, bringing together MotorTrend TV and a vast automotive digital, direct-to-consumer, social, and live event portfolio, including MOTORTREND, HOT ROD, ROADKILL, AUTOMOBILE and more than 20 other industry-leading brands. With a monthly audience of 26 million across web, TV and print, and 110 million social followers, culminating in 1.3 billion monthly impressions across all platforms, MotorTrend Group encompasses television’s #1 network for automotive fans, a leading automotive YouTube Channel and MotorTrend+, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world. MotorTrend Group serves to embrace, entertain and empower the motoring world.

An institution in the automotive industry, we have been delivering premium content, in depth analysis, and culturally relevant material since 1949. We celebrate our heritage, while boldly looking to the future — reimagining motor entertainment for a broader, more diverse audience.  MotorTrend Group has remained ahead of the automotive world and developed the single most relevant resource for any auto enthusiast and in-market shopper. 

 

Our People

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up every day intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world. 

 

The Role

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

Editor – Post Production (*** This is an open call for freelance video editors to be added to our freelancer talent pool & considered for project-based work ***) This position works remotely and is responsible for Editing episodes for MotorTrend Group – Original Programming content as well as other company video outlets (web, broadcast, etc).  Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Edit original long form programs for digital and linear platforms in AVID (Avid v2020.12.3).
  • Bring the creative team’s vision and outline to life by editing together the story, adding motion graphic elements, and incorporating audio and sfx design.
  • Understanding of various post-production procedures and the ability to hit deadlines on notes and review cuts.
  • Ability to work with lots of different kinds of footage, under tight turnarounds.
  • Ensure every video meets MT  distribution standards and is delivered on time.
  • Comfortable with creating cut to clock versions of episodes for Linear distribution.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • No

Education/Experience:

  • At least 3-5 years previous experience in editing long form video/television
  • We are an Avid Post House, proficiency with Avid is required

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Mac OS X
  • Gdrive and Wiredrive

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged periods of time and view computer screens

Equipment/Software Used:

  • Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Resolve, Pro Tools, After Effects, Wiredrive
  • GDrive familiarity
  • Having your own machine is a plus but not required

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed remotely.  Safety guidelines established. Depending on your location, there might be light driving required for hard drive pick ups and drop offs. 

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

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