Video Editor - Ipsy

  • Career Opportunities
  • Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Oct 21, 2019
Contract Digital Video/Photography Post Production

Job Description

IPSY is searching for a hardworking, creative, and technically experienced Video Editor to join our growing Creative team. The ideal candidate is highly organized, pays close attention to detail and is a creative, visual storyteller who knows how to build an authentic, and sometimes emotional connection with their audience. A strong background in content aesthetics and branded video content for site, email, and social media platforms is a must, as well as expert proficiency in Adobe Premiere and After Effects with some color grading experience (DaVinci Resolve is preferred). Lastly, we are searching for someone who has a genuine passion for beauty content (application techniques, trends, brands, products, etc.).

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, manage time efficiently, work on multiple projects concurrently, and all with meticulous attention to detail? If so, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit a high volume of in-house original videos, and create various versions of edits, optimized for different platforms that align with IPSY’s style guide.
  • Ability to deliver edits and implement revisions on tight deadlines.
  • Work closely with producers and creatives to ensure all edits deliver on business and project objectives.
  • Knowledge of contemporary cameras, file formats, codecs, and their proper handling in a post workflow.
  • Ability to communicate needs in a positive and productive fashion (solutions oriented).
  • Contribute creative ideas to the editing process, including original graphics/animations.
  • Able to handle minor sound design & audio mixing.
  • Strong experience and understanding of post-production workflow and the ability to provide recommendations to increase efficiency.
  • Excels in a team environment, ability to build/maintain positive relationships through strong collaboration efforts.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 4+ years experience in video/film production as an Editor.
  • Experience editing makeup tutorials, fashion, beauty, lifestyle and wellness videos.
  • Familiar with various video export formats, specifically for site, email and social.
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (i.e. Premier, AVID, Final Cut Pro, etc.).
  • Experience and design sensibility with motion graphics and coloring.
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio.
  • Detail oriented with a creative mind and storytelling skills.
  • Able to multitask and work in a fluid, fast-paced environment.
  • Deep passion for beauty, storytelling, and brands.