Video Editor

Current is seeking a full-time video editor to join our growing team in our Halifax studio.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and can spin multiple plates at the same time, we want to talk to you.

If you're excited at the prospect of working with some of the most knowledgable digital/experiential, content producers, developers and creatives in North America who will push you to greater heights every day, we want to talk to you.

If you remain cool under pressure, are driven by the satisfaction of creating and tuning your craft, are versatile and can work on long format production as well as commercial content, we want to talk to you.   

The ideal candidate...

  • Understands story development, pace and rhythm
  • Is motivated, goal-oriented and a problem-solver
  • Can develop diverse & unique visual styles from one project to another
  • Is visually literate
  • Is a team player and a self-starter who can work independently in order to meet deadlines and benchmarks
  • Will need to be comfortable in a fast-paced and largely creative-driven environment
  • Understands and responds to feedback and criticism well
  • Will bring energy, passion and a positive attitude to their everyday

Required Skills...

  • Strong editing skills with Avid or Premiere
  • Knowledge of After Effects, and experience working with the programs in conjunction
  • Understanding of 2D animation

Assets...

  • Avid or Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Experience with sound editing [Pro Tools] and colour correction
  • Bilingual or some French is a definite asset
  • Closed Captioning

Background...

  • A minimum of 1-2 years video editing experience in a fast-paced digital studio
  • Strong story-telling, rhythm and style
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Diverse production background; able to apply skills to new challenge

WHY CURRENT STUDIOS

Inside the walls of Current Studios - at our two offices in Halifax, Canada, or in Brooklyn, New York -  you’ll find a tactical team of unique professionals built to solve the greatest tech challenges and user experience integrations in today’s environment.  Excellence in execution is the momentum that keeps Current growing and the full service team of emergent technology developers, 3D FX artists, animators, producers, editors, compositors, and sound designers all serve the greater purpose of collaborating with you to create a unique portfolio of insanely amazing executions.

We believe in innovation, imagination and integration. Technology has connected the digital and physical world around us, forever changing how we interact with products, brands, and each other. Current represents this human connected experience, seamlessly delivering remarkable integrations between people and the content around them.

We are trusted to help pioneer innovation within our clients’ work, creating broadcast productions, digital gaming and emergent technology solutions that breathe life into the creative vision of our partners. The collision course of traditional and new media presents awesome opportunities to those prepared to take advantage of it.

Please send cover letter and link to your editing reel to jobs@currentstudios.ca

*** Any applications that are not accompanied with samples of your work will be dismissed ***

HIRING: DESIGNER

Current is seeking a designer who dreams in emerging tech, thrives in a fast-paced environment and can spin multiple plates at the same time.

You will work with some of the most knowledgable digital/experiential, content producers, developers and creatives in North America.

You will remain cool under pressure but you will have the satisfaction of building projects that are truly beautiful and extraordinary and impossible as of last week. To do this, you must be able to work effectively and collaboratively to meet project requirements in a deadline driven environment. A balanced understanding of usability, interaction, and visual design is essential.

This position is located at our Dumbo office in Brooklyn, New York.

You’ll be part of an international team, comprised of some of the most talented makers, producers, and creative minds in the industry. You are responsible for managing your creative timelines and deliveries and assisting in brilliant executions for our clients worldwide (including but not limited to Marvel, Intel, Coke, NBA, Covergirl, Nationwide, JWT, Grey, Leo Burnett, Arnold, Mullen and more )

THE REAL OPPORTUNITY!

  • You will be an integral addition to our growing and focused Brooklyn team comprised of an, VP Creative Creative Technology, and Senior Producer.  

  • At Current, pitching is at the core of what we do. As a Designer , you  will be tasked with generating innovative ideas creating sensational decks.

  • Your efforts will directly contribute to the success and growth  of the Current Brooklyn office. Each pitch we win will contribute to team growth and industry recognition.

  • Use your love and knowledge of digital to turn client briefs into effective conceptual ideas that strategically push the boundaries of technology.

  • Exhibit the ability to communicate your ideas, showcasing your work in a way that is approachable to those new to digital.

  • Put your mark on award winning, globally visible digital productions

  • Being a small but growing office, we’ll need you to be a self-starter who excels at time management.  You’ll be working with a hands-off manager

Salaries will be competitive and benefit package is as follows:

  • 80% Dental

  • 80% Prescription medicine

  • 80% Hospital/ Medical

  • Other coverage such as vision, long term disability and life insurance are included