Editor

Editor

Hogarth | Diepsloot, GT, ZA

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Description


Hogarth Worldwide is the world’s leading creative content production company. Born to make the best work brilliantly, we combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life for many of the world’s most famous brands.

Watch this video to learn more about what it's like to work at Hogarth!

A Hybrid working model

Now offices are fully open we have embraced a hybrid working model, which allows our employees to split their time between the office and other locations, something we hope will provide everyone much more flexibility to their working week. The expectation is that working life at Hogarth will involve working from the office for about 50% of the time for most people. Please speak to the Talent Acquisition team to find out more information.

POSITION   : EDITOR/ANIMATOR

ABOUT US:

Hogarth SA is part of one of the largest marketing communications networks in the world. Hogarth is an end-to-end creative production partner. Our unique combination of creative talent sitting alongside our broader capabilities sets us apart.

Hogarth’s video content production division. A wide range of video productions are produced from concept to delivery within our fully equipped facility.

OUR HOGARTH VALUES:

HEART & SOUL

We bring energy and enthusiasm to all our work. Our will to succeed is what makes us different

We push boundaries, we are never satisfied and always want to find a better way. We don’t believe in the status quo.

HANDS ON

We don’t wait around for things to happen we get it done

We are pragmatic and don’t have an ego. We work hard

No Shortcuts, no compromises. We do what it takes to get the job done to the highest standards.

HONESTY

We are straightforward. We speak openly and clearly

We give direct messages. It’s not always easy, it’s sometimes uncomfortable, but it’s the right thing to do.

We operate with integrity and live up to our promises.

HAPPY FAMILY

We like each other and we enjoy working together. We look out for our colleagues

We are an eclectic bunch that’s good. We want to work with interesting people from many cultures.

We demand great things from each other, but even when things are tough, we don’t lose perspective. And we never lose our sense of humour.

HUNGRY

We are an inquisitive community.

We want to celebrate and environment which inspires ourselves and others to be better. It is important to continuously challenge ourselves and our ways of working.

We aim to provide staff with the opportunities to develop and learn.

THIS IS WHAT WE DO

Corporate TV

Corporate brand videos, marketing or product videos
Instructional or training videos

TV Commercials

Producing of cost effective small to medium budget TV Commercials

Filming & producing TVC Behind The Scenes videos

Social Media / Viral Videos

Proactive, quick turn-around video content for Facebook, web, YouTube etc

Consumer Insights Videos

Interviewing of consumers on camera, providing an intimate understanding of client’s demographi

YouTube TV Channels

Branded YouTube TV/Video channels

Search optimisation for videos uploaded to YouTube

Animation & Motion Graphics

2D & 3D Animation and modelling

Logo and title Animation

Case Study Videos

Comprehensive case study videos on TV commercials, marketing campaigns etc.

TV Programmes

Corporate sponsored content for broadcast

Placement on MNet, SABC and eTV

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position requires a high level of expertise in video editing and post-production, creating videos worthy of the Hogarth brand. More specifically it includes the following:

Required to work independently but also in a team context.
Setting up and operating computer editing systems.
Acute awareness of deadlines, content requirements and graphic guidelines.
Studying and interpreting scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements.
Footage conversion and ingestion, shot selection etc.
Choosing specific visual effects, music and special audio elements.
Work closely with producers, directors and motion designers to meet specific goals.
Assembling various audio-visual materials into a finished product with a high level of production quality.
Editing video material into the various video genres.
Determining specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete videos.
Confer with producers and directors concerning layout or editing approaches needed to increase dramatic or entertainment value of productions.
Collaborate with music editors to select appropriate soundtracks.
Other related editing requirements – grading, conversions, final material etc.

REQUIREMENTS:

Five years working experience as an editor
Three years Solid Animation/graphic motion experience
Relevant tertiary qualification
Experience working with/for a production facility is an advantage
Experience working with/for an advertising agency is an advantage
Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere.
A solid working knowledge of Adobe After Effects
A working knowledge of 3D and 2D animation.
Considerable knowledge of the methods, video equipment, personal computers, and techniques used in the video editing field.
Ability to visualize production scripts and other verbal or written instructions.
Ability to effectively operate and maintain video editing systems and related equipment.
Knowledge of online media and social media is an advantage.
Knowledge of technical elements of video – i.e. formats, codecs, delivery options,

SKILLS

Ability to combine a creative eye with attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.
Organized and thorough.
Ability to take ownership and responsibility
Ability to give creative input and direction
uploads, compression, web platforms (YouTube etc) etc
Problem solving. Time management. Resourcefulness.
Have excellent creative problem-solving ability.
Excellent attention to detail.


Diversity and Inclusion



Hogarth is committed to diversity and inclusion, through our ideas, our people, how we behave and conduct ourselves. Creating a truly inclusive culture at all levels of the organisation that encourages different points of view, making Hogarth not only a better company and place to work but an environment where everyone experiences connection, opportunity and a sense of belonging.