Video Editor

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60654

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 48546 

 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

 

 

THE TEAM

Whirlpool Corporation is seeking a Video Editor for an exciting and first-of-its-kind new division: Project X. Tasked with innovating the consumer experience and building the future of marketing at Whirlpool, Project X is the next generation of in-house advertising, storytelling, and experience. With deep support from executive leadership, armed with the latest digital marketing tools, and award-winning creative and experienced talent, our goal is nothing short of super-charging Whirlpool Corporation through investing in creativity and improving consumers’ lives inside millions of homes.


Leading the work for iconic brands like Jennair, KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana, and more, this highly visible, business-critical division will be heavily invested in increasing the total output of campaigns, content, analytics, design, experiences, digital tools, and service innovations. At the edge of the Chicago Riverwalk, Project X’s North American headquarters is located in the historic Reid Murdoch Building. 
 
From the dream builders and problem slayers to the operational masters and data maestros, to the magic makers…we want you!

SUMMARY:

In this role, you will support the Video team in the development of cohesive, powerful, and relevant brand experiences. You will ensure the story of the Whirlpool brands is told in a way that drives the Desired Consumer Experience. You will partner with a team of video editors in the daily production of a variety of content that will enhance the customer journey through highly creative aesthetics and standards.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with a team of video editors throughout the editing process using industry-standard software and technology
  • Bring ideas and vision to life across a wide scope of unique video projects that reflect and express our brand strategy
  • Collaborate closely with the Video team, Creative team, and key brand partners to support the creation of powerhouse creative 
  • Deliver end to end on a diverse range of projects, including sizzling product videos, broadcast advertising, and social media edits 
  • Responsible for the design and animation of motion graphics, creating essential graphics for scalable production to custom animations
  • Adhere to brand standards, ensuring cohesion and consistency
  • Gather and transfer all forms of media into editing software and ensure each was updated in the correct format
  • Establish a clear understanding of the storyline and purpose of each video's creation
  • Improve video and sound quality using various video software
  • Edit videos to include preselected music, interviews, sound clip,s and other important aspects of the project
  • Ensure the correct formatting and presentation for finalized videos according to each client's specifications
  • Articulate creative intent to others and proactively coordinate with partners and stakeholders to bring ideas to life
  • Participate in a collaborative working environment across creative disciplines and across the agency

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • ~6+ years of experience in video editing
  • Experience with editing software and equipment (Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Encoder) and experience with After Effects 
  • Experience with sound design and general audio best practices
  • Proven ability to comfortably work in a multi-platform digital production environment
  • Experience in design, motion graphics, and audio editing
  • Advanced knowledge of color grading practices — bonus points for HDR experience 
  • Design and animate motion graphics
  • 2D/3D animation experience will be given special consideration
  • Experience with modern encoding and delivery practices
  • Passion for leading the way in creative content production, with a strong sense of visual storytelling and editorial style
  • Ability to receive and provide feedback to continually improve work
  • Problem-solving mentality; self-motivated and confident about editing choices
  • Ability to “think on your feet,” juggle multiple activities and assignments simultaneously, while still hitting deadlines
  • Collaborative, generous team player, ready to share ideas, and willing to build on the ideas of others
  • Strong proficiency in Asset Management, video transcoding, and working with a wide variety of media formats
  • An eye for detail and proven ability to manage projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills, good judgment, and the ability to collaborate with different levels of management and creative teams
     

 

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation 

 

See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

 

At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.


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