Comic Relief

Social Video Editor

Comic Relief seeks soulmate with GSOH for online video.

🌈 Are you a visual magician who makes eye-popping content appear out of thin air? Then we want you in our corner. We want someone bright and full of colour, who can edit, who can think, who can animate, who can design, and who spends a little too much time watching videos on their phone.

As the esteemed Social Video Editor on our slick Online Content team, you'll be creating and finessing content for use on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and our website... and it's all part of making the world a better place.

The Social Video Editor will be responsible for creating videos, images, designs and animations for multi-platform distribution.

Using visual design to create content that people want to share on social media and reflects the evolving brand and brand values of Comic Relief.

Key Accountabilities / Objective

  • Create visual content for a wide variety of online platforms including social channels such as Instagram and owned-platforms such as

  • Handle the post production of a wide range of visual projects

  • Bring fresh creative ideas to projects, take the creative lead on some projects and direction on others.

  • Quickly create designs and implement notes from producers and team leads

  • Maintain several ongoing projects at once

  • Work closely with other Comic Relief teams on design elements

  • Generate and facilitate ideas for visual content based on knowledge of design and pop culture

  • Create headers, infographics, type treatments, collages, and various other design projects

  • Work with video producers to create intro graphics/animations and other graphic elements

  • Optimise, organise, and prepare files for the web.

Essential Education and Skills

  • Experience in creating content for online and social

  • High level of proficiency in Adobe CC: Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop

  • Use of Adobe Illustrator, with an adaptable illustration style, highly desired

  • Proficient in 2D animation

  • Proficiency in Mac-based systems

  • Experience within, and a clear understanding of production is a plus

  • Degree or course of study in design

  • Strong sense of typography, colour and composition

  • Desire to experiment

  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects under a tight deadline

  • Awareness of and experience with social media platforms

  • Sense of humour: love of comedy and memes and webcomics and YouTube.

Key Competencies

  • Creative and expedient – can execute great ideas and get the job done

  • Great communication skills and a talent for collaboration

  • An interest in current events, pop culture, and social media.

Role posted - 2019-04-01T13:14:39Z 2:14pm, 1st Apr 2019 BST