Video/ Motion Graphics Editor for Hearst UK

  • London  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    26 October 2018  
    Posted on
    27 September 2018  

The Studio at Hearst UK is looking for a Video/ Motion Graphics Editor who can help us advance our video offering, as part of a broad and collaborative team. Working across all of our Hearst brands – including ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar – you will be part of a team that creates video and animated content for our websites and key social platforms, including Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and more. 


  • Edit internally produced video content for branded campaigns
  • Deliver video consistent with editorial brand voice and campaign strategy 
  • Repurpose video footage into social edits – GIFs, square and vertical formats, etc
  • Keep up-to-date on video performance – know how your content is performing and what works for various platforms
  • Create animations and motion graphics that are aligned with our visual brand guidelines
  • Edit video from externally shot/supplied/stock assets
  • Work with digital editors and art directors in a collaborative way
  • Seamlessly switch styles and aesthetics to suit our different brands and social platforms


  • Proficiency in After Effects
  • Experience editing video using the likes of Adobe Premiere Pro and/or Final Cut Pro
  • Experience repurposing video into different social media formats is a must
  • Photoshop and digital design knowledge, to produce high-quality bespoke images and GIFs for the site and social, as well as editing title cards and overlays on video
  • Keen understanding of various social platforms and knowledge of what content works best on each
  • Experience filming close-up beauty tutorials and how-tos preferred
  • Keen knowledge of different video styles, formats and distribution trends
  • Experience hiring a crew, scouting locations
  • Ability to estimate cost and number of shoot days when ideating video concepts
  • Commercial experience is an advantage but not necessity
  • Ability to change styles/aesthetics to suit different brands
  • Creative vision and endless ideas 
  • A passion for content publishing and visual storytelling
  • It is essential you are a team player – able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, collaborate with our delivery teams and take direction from senior stakeholders 

When applying for this role you will be redirected to Hearst UK's website to complete a short application process.

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