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Rent The Runway // designer dresses & accessories rental
Media, Full Time    New York City (Rent the Runway HQ)    Posted: Friday, August 09, 2019
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About Us:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered & self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, & customer service. Since our launch in 2009, weve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - & we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud & believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable & fast-growing business, with 11 million members of our community who believe that rental is the future.

About the Job:

We are looking for a creative, resourceful Video Editor who is a storytelling expert that can conceive & execute compelling, short & long form video content. The ideal candidate is proficient in all aspects of post-production & has the ability to translate footage in creative ways, using high-quality video, motion graphics & a wide range of editing techniques. A strong work ethic, the ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment, & a positive attitude are all necessities.

What Youll Do:

  • Edit short-form videos from scratch for our various channels (on-site, paid social & display, email & other owned channels), using impeccable creative instincts & industry best practices
  • Drive all aspects of the video post-production process -- from ingesting footage following a shoot, to creating multiple edits for various outlets, to exporting for final delivery
  • Develop motion graphics for titles, lower thirds, & end cards
  • Manage video workflow across formats, locations, & delivery stages, collaborating with Video Producer as needed
  • Must be a self-starting idea generator who is excited about trying new techniques & breaking the mold.
  • Is willing to observe flexible working hours in order to meet tight deadlines when needed

About You:

  • You are excited to form an integral part of a growing team of talented creatives powering the future of the RTR brand look & feel
  • You have a bachelors Degree in Film, Photography or equivalent
  • You have 3+ years of video editing experience
    • Strong attention to detail & an eye for quality
    • Experience editing in the digital space for web, retail & social distribution
    • Ability to both give & take direction
    • Ability to work effectively & efficiently in order to meet deadlines
  • You have a strong experience developing assets for Paid Media, particularly for Paid Instagram, Facebook & YouTube.
  • You are an expert in digital technology & editing software packages (e.g. Lightworks, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • You have extensive knowledge of color grading & excellent sense of pace & timing
  • You have experience working within tight deadlines while maintaining collaborative spirit & high quality output
  • You gave the ability to turn around same-day edits & handle multiple projects simultaneously, as needed
  • You are an open mind, strong work ethic & great verbal & written communication skills
  • You have experience working with different ad formats, conversion tactics & creative advertising principles a plus.
  • You ideally have experience in fashion and/or lifestyle
  • You have onset DIT experience
  • You have knowledge & appreciation of the Rent the Runway brand
  • You have the ability to shoot & produce smaller scale projects / see a video project through from concept through post-production
  • You have experience with motion tracking, blurring, screen replacements & object removal


At Rent the Runway, were committed to the happiness & well-being of our employees, & aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal & professional growth. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, & family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves & their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, & have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA & dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first & weve got you covered.
  • Industry leading 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Many other amazing perks!
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