Video Editor in Johannesburg

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Briefly News, a leading entertainment and news website in South Africa, is looking for an experienced video editor to join our video department in Johannesburg (remote position).

Join Briefly TV from the very beginning! Stay at the roots of a new successful project! Get the opportunity to influence the strategy and content!

We are looking for an active, open-minded and responsible person, who will be:


  • Editing 2-3 videos weekly on your own or according to the producer’s scripts and guidelines.
  • Creating additional repurposed content: promo, TikToks etc.
  • Production of thumbnails and other graphic materials for videos.
  • Ability to create animation/motion design is a plus.
  • Ability to work in the field autonomously (as a one-man-crew) is a plus.


  • Please provide a portfolio with examples of work showing relevant experience. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
  • Experience operating relevant equipment (cameras, lights, sound recording equipment, live streaming equipment etc.)
  • Excellent theoretical knowledge and understanding of editing: composition, lighting, pacing, narrative structure, graphics, sound, color grading etc.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral scripts and briefs.
  • Creativity, ability and willingness to generate and implement creative ideas.
  • Knowledge of one or more video editing programs (Adobe Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro).
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop (intermediate level or higher) is a must. Knowledge of Adobe After Effects and experience with graphics and motion design is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think and act quickly.
  • Being a team player and attention to detail.
  • Backup plan for loadsheddings will be a benefit.

why join us:

  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Comfortable working environment.
  • Opportunity to learn and grow with a super-friendly team.
  • Exposure to modern digital and innovative tools.
  • Opportunity to learn from the biggest global players in IT.

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