Editor III

City, State
Las Vegas, NV
Duration
Full time
Salary
Annual salary DOE
Job posted on
06/14/17
Website
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About the job

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Zuffa offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, supplemental life, short-term disability and 401(k) with a company match. Our Las Vegas office has an on-site gym with cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative. This Editor III opportunity requires a highly skilled, creative editor with superior storytelling ability and demonstrated expertise in short and long form production for broadcast and digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

1. Uses bold storytelling techniques to create short-form content including promos, features, sizzle reels and promotional elements.
2. Edits long-form content that seamlessly incorporates information, promotion, personality and drama. These programs premiere on Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass and include fighter profiles, archival event coverage and original long-form programming.
3. Responsibility for innovating the visual design of entire programs, including themes, music, color treatment and graphic look.
4. Works independently on some projects and collaborates with teammates on other projects.
5. Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills and Expertise:

1. Minimum of five (5) years editing experience on both short-form and long-form projects for broadcast television.
2. Must have an ever-evolving understanding of the latest editing techniques and visual trends, as well as the agility to incorporate them into existing formats and brand guidelines.
3. Must be proficient in HD workflow, Adobe Premier, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Studio Suite, After Effects, Photoshop, and have solid technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills. Proficiency in motion graphics is preferred. Experience with 3D modeling and animation a plus. Experience with tapeless workflow preferred.
4. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
5. Experience working for an agency, post-production company or broadcast creative team is a plus.
6. College degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent GED required.
7. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
8. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is necessary.
9. Must maintain discretion and confidential information.
10. Must have working knowledge of basic administrative office computer programs, on Mac and Windows PC workstations.
11. Experience in a sports environment preferred. Knowledge of MMA is a plus.
12. Work hours will typically take place Monday through Friday.

Zuffa conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings.

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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