WE'RE HIRING: Film Editor / Video Editor

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WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US KAJAWOOD STUDIOS – ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED FILM STUDIOS! 

We are seeking the help of a creative and talented video/film editor to help us continue telling the stories through the feature films and TV series we produce. This is a full-time position based in Sotkamo, Finland, at our Kajawood Studios. Your projects will range from feature films to TV series to short films. You can contribute your creative vision to help shape the productions through editing. 

What you tell your friends you do:

“I create eye-catching films that help millions of people worldwide to enjoy their lives through visual entertainment!” 

What will you be doing:

- Working within the creative team to concept, record, and edit film footage to a high standard.
- Iterating on video content drafts in response to directors’ views.
- Manage and oversee technical aspects of video recording and editing.
- Strategizing, conceptualizing and designing video-based content for films together with the production team.
- Executing imaginative, appealing visuals with great attention to detail and delivering to agreed deadlines.
- Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film.
- Input music, dialogues, graphics, and effects, creating rough and final cuts.
- Consult with stakeholders from production to the post-production process.
- Using software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, and other professional editing tools to make creative timelines that deliver great content.

How you will be doing this:

- Be part of an agile, multidisciplinary, and creative team and work closely with them to ensure the best results.
- Think creatively, be motivated by challenges, and constantly strive for the best.
- Work with cutting-edge technology, including software or hardware, to complete the job efficiently.
- Always keep learning and getting better at your craft!
- Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry best practices to maximize efficiency.
- Adhere to the visual, editorial, and technical standards developed by Kajawood Studios.

Skills and Requirements:

- Three (3) plus years of experience as a Video / Film Editor creating various visual content.
- Ability to create eye-catching, engaging, and dynamic videos.
- Ability to work independently, show initiative, and work collaboratively and positively with others.
- Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver to deadlines in a fast-paced, creative team.
- Experience in Editing Software (e.g., Adobe Premiere, Audition, and After Effects).
- A keen eye for editing, transitions, and working with multiple visual artists and directors.
- A positive and enthusiastic attitude, able to give and receive constructive feedback.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills.
- Ability to collaborate and take instructions from directors.

What we offer:

- We want everyone involved in our films to share our success; we are building something unique here that you can join! 
- Great work-life balance with flexible working hours
- Team building days - work hard, play hard!
- Latest work equipment and software 
- Interesting international film and TV series productions 
- A modern LED studio where filming takes place 
- Help with relocating to Sotkamo, Finland. 
- Excellent quality of life at Sotkamo 

Your team:

Our talented teams are our core signature at Kajawood Studios. We have a highly creative atmosphere where you will have the opportunity to contribute daily to feature films and TV series. You will work within an experienced, dynamic, and diverse company. 

Kajawood Studios is a leading studio village with its innovative, ecological and energy-efficient infrastructure. In addition to the studio lots, the buildings have high-quality accommodation for over 300 people, restaurant services, production management, construction facilities, and set and repair workshops. 

The real asset of the Studio is its location in Sotkamo, Finland. The living environment and a welcoming community offer filmmakers a wide range of services, accommodations, and collaboration opportunities. Sotkamo’s surroundings, bright summer season, changing four seasons, and snowy winter offers endless film and TV production possibilities. 

Sotkamo is blessed with four seasons, allowing productions to film all year round in naturally varying scenery. According to UNICEF, Finnish water and air in the region are the cleanest in the world. All our buildings are made from natural, sustainable materials of the highest quality. The leisure, accommodation, and restaurant services in the Sotkamo area are available all year round. 

The development of an energy-efficient modular and sustainable studio village will increase the dynamics of the entire Sotkamo region. 

Working and visiting Kajawood Studios is a five-star experience from start to finish! 

Join us and shape the future of film making!