We are seeking an inspired editor to join us at TED!

Posted by Marla Mitchnick 
We are seeking an inspired editor to join us at TED!
August 25, 2008 11:10PM
Dear Colleagues and Friends at LAFCPUG:

This gig is in New York, so please respond if you adore TED, feel you have something to offer in the way of skills and experience, as described in the notice below, and live in the New York area.

Please respond to the address at the bottom of the job description only (edit at ted dot com).

Thank You,

Be well,



SoHo-based media company seeks an experienced Final Cut Studio editor to fill a 3-month contract position in-house, with possible room for further growth.

Since TEDTalks launched two summers ago, the videos in this critically acclaimed series have been viewed more than 60 million times, demonstrating that an unknown speaker with a powerful idea can reach -- and move -- a global audience. Speakers include architects, physicists, rock stars, authors, anthropologists, evangelists, atheists, inventors, and more, all with great ideas worth spreading.

See the Top 10 most popular TEDTalks here -

The ideal candidate should demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and a diverse professional editing background, including a working familiarity with: narrative, documentary, live concert/performance, and animation.

Creative problem-solving and time management skills are a must.

Experience with any or all of the following is preferred: ProTools, Soundtrack, Color, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Shake, Motion, Magic Bullet, and XSAN.

Familiarity with basic sound design, as well as graphic and motion-graphic design, also a plus.

Must be fluent in Final Cut Studio -- for web and broadcast.

Must share our passion for TEDTalks and the art of spreading great ideas through well-edited video.

Interviews the first week of September, 2008.

(We realize many editors are working to meet the upcoming Sundance deadline, if so, please let us know your availability when you apply.)

Resumes accepted via email ONLY. Please include links to your reel.


edit at ted dot com
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