Kaleidoscope is looking for an editor to support our in-house production and live event creative teams. The candidate would work closely with our Executive Creative Director and other creative/production team members to visually tell a story in a way that supports our clients messaging in a dynamic and engaging way. Types of projects range from short/long-form corporate pieces, to sizzle reels to commercials.

Position is in a satellite office in Santa Barbara, CA so candidate must be local or able to work as a local.


-Transcode, digitize and organize all footage for various projects.
-Creatively edit each piece paying close attention to shot selection, story and flow.
-Have the desire to collaborate with producers/creative directors, help brainstorm and develop new and innovative ideas with the team to elevate the end product.
-Be independent and responsible for managing time/resources to execute at a high level during intense post production periods
-Be able to fully finish any project in system, including sound mix, color correction, graphics, sound design, etc..
-Be able to prep files for out of house color correction, sound mix, FX, etc...
-Ability to manage and organize projects that may be accessed for future edits.

Experience / Skills

-At least 4 years experience as a video editor in an agency, production, or post production setting
-Understanding of current digital trends, workflows, camera systems, and technology
-Good understanding of current pop culture including music trends
-Mastery of current digital tools including Avid and Adobe Suite
-Proficiency in MS Office
-Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects
-Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
-Ability to work with clients under tight deadlines
-Have an innate technology problem solving ability when software/hardware issues arise
-Able to work nights and weekends during high production periods
-Able to travel on-site for events
-Experience in motion graphics a plus
-Understanding of current automobile and tech trends a plus
-Must be a team player that likes to collaborate, work hard yet have fun.
-Candidate must provide a portfolio, links or website to be considered
-Job is in Santa Barbara, CA so candidate must be a local or able to work as a local. No a remote edit job.

About Kaleidoscope Productions

Kaleidoscope is an award-winning, full service, live events and film production company working with some of the top Fortune 100 brands. We have offices in San Francisco and New York (Soho). We are a boutique production company that has a long lineage of industry leading creative work and a staff comprised of the brightest and hardest working minds in the business!