At KOP, our mission is to make the world a happier place through the power of entertainment. Our teams inspire creativity through data-driven storytelling, a focus on customer satisfaction, and over a decade of experience within the ever-evolving YouTube landscape. We are passionate about multimedia and their never-ending potential to tell creative, fun and escapist narratives in technologically innovative ways, and we want to combine that with genuine emotion, artistry, and an almost gonzo-like authenticity. Do you share this passion? Then help the biggest YouTuber of The Netherlands shape the future of online entertainment!
KOP is looking for a Lead Video Editor: an experienced, diligent and wildly creative editing guru who can turn raw footage into the most captivating final product possible. You have skills that are on-par with professional tv productions, but you prefer to work in the online space due to cultural preferences that are deeply rooted in the eclectic, dynamic and memetic landscape of the Internet. Your main responsibility is increasing viewer retention by upping production values, and giving people constant, delicious dopamine hits. You will report to the Creative Producer and CEO.
Overseeing high-quality editing of our daily YouTube videos in the channel’s style
Translating your innovative vision into a final product that maximally engages our specific audience
Leveraging content strategy, storytelling, branding, motion and layout
Running quality assurance on pacing and visual variety
Integrating on-screen text, captivating graphics, funny memes and cool transitions
Importing and requesting assets needed, and keeping an organised log of assets and files
Implementing creative notes, suggestions and revisions
Supervising lighting and camera direction
Overseeing the overall audio design
Sound engineering and post-production audio editing
Post-production video editing
Reviewing, revisioning and exporting final videos without errors
Thinking outside of the box and making expert use of your creative freedom
Seeking to optimise use and production of video content via templates and repeatable formats
Meeting consistent deadlines
Years of demonstrable experience in Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc.
Demonstrable experience managing video projects from conception to post-production and delivery
Fluency with graphic design, typography, video and, ideally, 2d/3d animation as well
The ability to work independently, in a group, and in a managerial/leadership role
The ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with tight and urgent deadlines