Video Editor Duties
This is responsible technical and creative work in the
preparation of videotape projects.
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for
operating computer-controlled video editing equipment and
components which assemble videotape projects for public
presentation. Work is performed with considerable independence
under the general direction of an administrative superior,
project producer or video director.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Discusses video project plans with subject matter specialist,
producer and director to determine the appropriate video
Uses computer-controlled video editing systems to prepare
videotape for presentation.
Operates videotape recorders, computerized editing controllers,
video switchers, color video monitors, test signal generators
and related equipment, controls, and components.
Operates audio signal processing equipment such as equalizers,
noise reducers, and audio mixing consoles and related equipment.
Assists with and performs associated studio production work such
as operating audio, videotape machines, cameras, and lighting
Serves as video editing consultant and troubleshooter.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university in an
appropriate curriculum related to telecommunications or
educational video production, and some experience in
communications production work; or any equivalent combination of
training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the methods, video equipment, personal
computers, and techniques used in the video editing field.
Considerable knowledge of the uses, operations, and limitations
of videotape editing systems and related equipment.
Ability to effectively communicate ideas orally and in writing.
Ability to visualize production scripts and other verbal or
Ability to effectively operate and maintain video editing
systems and related equipment.