The Senior Editor drives all creative projects and is responsible for overall quality of work produced by our creative department, from concept to development. The Senior Editor plays a crucial role in the post-production process of ad creation at our boutique public affairs and political advertising agency. The main tasks the creative director include:

-Creative concepting
-Working closely with our director of photography on all shoots, concepts, and creative
-Editing ads in editing software such as Avid, Final Cut Pro or Premier along with photoshop and After Effects.
-Experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements
-Overseeing ad production and working with editors
-Scheduling voiceover artists
-Manage camera footage, graphics, stock footage, coordinate with audio engineers and colorists

Other important qualities include: strong communication and organizational skills, contributes to team efforts, is a self starter, willing to work at times unconventional hours.

Types of film produced:

Corporate videos, longform documentary videos, public affairs and issue advocacy, all varying from six second ads to three minute long web videos.


Experience / Skills

Job Qualifications:

Proficiency in sophisticated editing software such as Avid, Final Cut Pro or Premier to digitize footage. Proficiency in motion graphics software programs such as Adobe Photoshop and After Effects. Must be able to work with still graphic design software such as Adobe Illustrator to produce logos, print ads, corporate branding pamphlets, and mail pieces. Willing to do work on Republican issues/with GOP candidates.

About Ascent Media

Political advertising firm