Senior Video Editor – Essex

Are you a talented and experienced Senior Video Editor? Do you thrive on creating compelling and creative video content across various platforms? If yes, keep reading…

You will be a highly talented and experienced professional integral to crafting video content for a diverse range of clients. From short, impactful social media edits to sophisticated Online/TVC/VOD productions, your role will be pivotal in delivering projects of the highest quality, adhering closely to briefs and deadlines.

A positive ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to thrive under pressure without sacrificing attention to detail are paramount. Your commitment to excellence will reflect the standards of this dynamic creative team, fostering an environment of continual growth and achievement.

This role is 100% office based.


Duties & Responsibilities of the Senior Video Editor:

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Head of Video, Producers, and Client Services team to grasp project briefs and objectives thoroughly.
  • Transform raw footage into captivating edits that effectively convey a compelling visual narrative.
  • Edit diverse video content, spanning social media clips, explainer videos, TV commercials, and VOD pieces.
  • Utilise Adobe Premiere Pro for all editing tasks, with proficiency in After Effects for motion graphics and animation being a desirable skill.
  • Enhance video content with music, sound effects, and voiceovers to elevate viewer engagement.
  • Employ colour correction tools to achieve consistent and visually appealing aesthetics.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, ensuring timely delivery under tight deadlines.
  • Stay abreast of the latest video editing trends and software advancements.
  • Ingest and organise footage captured by the video team.
  • Adhere to creative direction from the Head of Video and Video Producers, ensuring output always meets the highest standards.
  • Effectively communicate with the Production Manager and wider team, seeking clarification on briefs to facilitate project completion within budgetary restraints.
  • Responsible for completing and submitting daily timesheets via Synergist. 

What you will need to succeed as Senior Video Editor:

  • A Degree in Film, Video, Animation and/or Digital Design is essential.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premier Pro, Colour Grading and Sound Design. Familiarity with Motion Graphics is a bonus.
  • Commercial/corporate editing experience with a portfolio showcasing relevant work.
  • Proven track record of editing video content including short-form and long-form pieces.
  • Proficient in visual storytelling.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent creativity, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Highly ambitious and driven.
  • Previous agency experience/client experience is desirable.


If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please contact Dan for a chat on 01223 607670 or apply now.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Kameo Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy.

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