Senior Digital Editor

Ford Motor Company
April 11, 2024
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Job Description

Senior Digital Editor

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

The Global Dealer Training & Productivity team helps dealers work smarter, not harder, with targeted training, data, strategy and more. Together, our team:

• Ensures dealers have the content and training they need when they need it. Our focus is delivering unified coaching, a data-driven ecosystem and new productivity technologies so the right content, by the right people, reaches them at the right time.

• Helps dealers become more strategic in diagnosing gaps and developing solutions

• Equips dealers with what they need to succeed and help them develop into trusted advisors to customers

• Works with dealers to improve business metrics, lower turnover, and increase customer satisfaction

• Responds to a shifting customer base with diverse preferences to transform customer experiences

Responsibilities

The Senior Digital Editor, Dealer Training & Productivity will have the primary responsibility of helping us create creative content for our Ford and Lincoln content platforms. This candidate will produce content from start to finish and work with others to create industry-leading content. You will use your talents in video editing, animation, color grading, sound editing, and visual effects to create compelling stories that make people want to keep watching. In addition, this individual will be required to participate in pre- production meetings and creative design meetings where they will help us generate content ideas. Some skills essential to this role include being able to edit video clips together in a captivating way, create animations, add visual effects, color grade footage, layer in music tracks, and sound effects. We will request a reel of your work that demonstrates your talents in the areas video editing, animation, graphics and sound editing.

• Edit picture and sound, create animations, apply graphics and sound, and color grade on our Ford and Lincoln training videos

• Collaborate with various internal partners and multidisciplinary teams

• Assist in project development by providing your creative input during creative design meetings

• Ensure all work produced meets our needs, requirements, brand values, and guidelines

• Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members

This candidate will have the opportunity to edit engaging videos and lead our post-productions for Ford and Lincoln. They will also be able to flex their creative thinking skills by pitching ideas during creative design meetings. They will be a highly motivated, self-starter who needs little direction to help make the content come to life. They must be a team player who thinks positively, even when hurdles and unexpected obstacles arise. They are proactive and organized, but comfortable with ambiguity and aren't afraid when things get messy. They prioritize well and can manage multiple projects at once. Finally, this candidate has a reel of their work that highlights their skills in the various areas of post-production.

Qualifications

You'll have

• Bachelor's degree or combination of education and experience

• 4+ years' experience in entertainment/marketing/advertising/training post- production

• 4+ years of experience in content creation software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

• 3+ years of experience using Mac operating systems

• Must have a current reel of your work that demonstrates your abilities within the various areas of post-production, including video editing, animation creation, graphics and sound editing

Even better, you may have

• 6+ years of professional experience in the entertainment or advertising post-production arenas

• The ability to think creatively and offer input

• Pays attention to detail, with an eye for consistency and delivery

• Has a strategic approach and the ability to explain the rationale behind editing cuts

• Comfortable in a creative, fast-paced environment with ambiguity and complexity

• A strong reel that includes nationally shown work (television, web or social)

• Proficient in MS Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

• Proficient with Mac hardware and software systems

• Capable to assist with writing copy/scripts, producing graphics, and animations

• Mastery of storytelling through film editing

• Experience mentoring others in the post-production field

• Passionate about automotive and transportation industry

• Strong verbal, written and visual presentation skills

• The ability and understanding to behave professionally and considerately

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

• Tuition assistance

• Established and active employee resource groups

• Paid time off for individual and team community service

• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

https: // fordcareers.co/GSRnon-HTHD

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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More Information on Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 172 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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