We are looking to hire a talented and experienced Video Editor to join our busy production team. As a lead video editor, you will be responsible for assembling recorded film and video footage, applying artistic editing techniques and creating finished, broadcast-worthy projects that accurately reflect the vision of the production director.

To ensure success as a video editor, you should have expert knowledge of modern video editing techniques, be able to visualize directorial concepts and work according to a strict time schedule. Ultimately, a top-notch video editor can perfectly translate a director’s idea into a beautifully crafted film or video piece, worthy of broadcasting.


  1. Meeting with the director to determine production vision.
  2. Reviewing raw material to determine the shot list.
  3. Manipulating film and video footage using modern editing techniques.
  4. Maintaining continuity while moving shots according to scene value.
  5. Trimming footage and putting together the rough project.
  6. Inserting dialog, sound effects, music, graphics, and special effects.
  7. Ensuring the project follows a logical sequence.
  8. Consulting with the director and production team throughout the project.
  9. Creating the final cut for broadcasting.

Video Editor Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in film studies, cinematography, or related field.
  2. Previous work experience as a video editor.
  3. Hands-on experience with editing software, including Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, and Premier.
  4. Creative and artistic skills.
  5. Familiarity with 3D composition and special effects.
  6. Portfolio of completed film productions.
  7. Ability to work to a tight schedule.
  8. Ability to translate ideas into complete projects

How to Apply:

Please email all required documents with ‘App Video Editor’ in the subject line to shivan@noble-ug.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for receipt of applications is 19th May 2023.

Video Editor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kampala

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