Video Editor / Motion Graphics at Jumia Nigeria

Jumia is Nigeria’s number one online shopping destination where you can shop the widest selection of electronics, fashion, home appliances, kid’s items and more in Nigeria and have them shipped directly to your home or office at your convenience!We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Video Editor / Motion GraphicsLocation: LagosJob Type: Full-TypeJob DescriptionAs Video Editor/Motion Graphics, your responsibility is to skilfully transform recorded footage into a finished video, suitable for broadcasting on approved media, using a combination of dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects to merge sight and sound in order to tell a cohesive story.You will also be responsible for creating concepts, graphics and layouts for motion graphics projects.ResponsibilitiesManipulate and edit video pieces in a way that is invisible to the audienceEdit short-form videos that include junkets, sit-down interviews, mash-ups, event coverage, sizzles and moreCreate videos in various lengths and formats for multiple platforms and social channelsCollaborate with producers/social media strategists to brainstorm and create disruptive, social first content that is optimized for sharing and the intended social platform.Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuityResponsible for on-site film production, motion graphics, video editing, and audio editing.Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process.Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.Maintains all edit equipment, trouble shoots problems, and actively facilitates repairs.Competencies RequiredProven video editing ability with a strong portfolio.Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Adobe Creative Suites (After Effects, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator), Avid Media Composer, Light works, and Final Cut)Creative mind and storytelling abilitiesAbility to make appropriate music selection for production.Must be familiar with special effects, 3D and compositing.Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity.Strong attention to details, schedules, editorial flow, and all phases of video. 

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