Video Editor

Video Editor Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Video Editor job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Video Editing
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Video
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Video Production
  • Video Post-Production
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  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Television
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Videography
  • Film
  • Editing
  • Film Production
  • Motion Graphics
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Graphic Design
  • Camera
  • Social Media
  • Camera Operation
  • Video Color Grading
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Documentaries
  • Media Production

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Resume Skills: Sound Design

Resume Skills: Motion Graphics

Resume Skills: Video Editing

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Filmora
  • Lightworks
  • HitFilm Express
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • HitFilm
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe After Effects
  • After Effects
  • Sony Vegas
  • Premiere Pro
  • Cinema 4D
  • Maya
  • Blender
  • Illustrator
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Premier Pro
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Resume Skills: Software

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Filmora
  • Lightworks
  • HitFilm Express
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • HitFilm
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe After Effects
  • After Effects
  • Sony Vegas
  • Premiere Pro
  • Cinema 4D
  • Maya
  • Blender
  • Illustrator
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sony Vegas Pro
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Resume Skills: Techniques

  • Color grading
  • 2D/3D animation
  • Motion tracking
  • Keying
  • Rotoscoping
  • Compositing
  • Color correction
  • Sound Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Visual Effects
  • Storyboarding
  • Color Correction
  • 360 VR editing
  • Multi-Camera Editing
  • Chroma Keying
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Resume Skills: Other Software

Resume Skills: Color Grading Software

Resume Skills: Miscellaneous

Resume Skills: Graphic Design

Resume Skills: Collaboration

Resume Skills: Technical

  • Color Correction
  • Sound Editing
  • Storyboard Creation
  • 3D Animation
  • Encoding
  • Encoding/Transcoding
  • compressing files
  • managing digital assets and cloud storage
  • data backup
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Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Other

  • Color grading
  • Motion graphics
  • Video compression
  • DVD encoding
  • Animation
  • Storyboarding
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Creativity (Adobe Certified)
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Resume Skills: Video converters and codecs

Resume Skills: Color Grading Tools

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Sample Video Editor Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

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Your Name
Film Editor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2018 - Present
Lead Film Editor
Strengthened the company's brand visual narrative by delivering 60+ film projects through expert application of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects.
Reduced overall editing time by 35% by introducing an effective film editing technique using Final Cut Pro.
Enabled a 25% increase in Film Production efficiency by leading a team of junior editors and coordinating closely with the Film Production team.
Led a project which increased viewer count by 40%, by focusing on storytelling rather than traditional video editing techniques.
Utilized Avid Media Composer and Graphic Design principles to elevate the visual impact of film sequences. May 2012 - January 2018
Film Editor
Used Adobe Illustrator and Camera skills to enhance scene transitions, contributing to a 30% increase in film ratings.
Delivered 100+ film projects on time using an effective film editing workflow established with Video Production and Motion Graphics teams.
Resume Worded Institute December 2018
Certificate in Advanced Film Editing Techniques
Acquired skills in advanced non-linear editing software, color grading, and audio post-production
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Arts - Film Production
Concentration in Film Editing and Directing
Awards: Dean's List 2010-2012 (Top 10%)
Editing Software: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Filmora, Lightworks, HitFilm Express
Color Grading Software: Davinci Resolve, SpeedGrade, Mistika, LookLabs SpeedLooks, FilmConvert, 3D LUT Creator
Audio Post-production Tools: Adobe Audition, Audacity, Avid Pro Tools, FL Studio, iZotope RX, Dolby Atmos
Certifications: Certified User - Avid Media Composer (2019), Certified Pro - Final Cut Pro (2018)
Projects: Edited 50+ short films and documentaries reaching a combined 10M+ views online
Awards: Top Editor - National Film Festival (2020), Best Film Editor - Statewide Film Competition (2019)
Your Name
Motion Graphics Editor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE October 2019 - Present
Senior Motion Graphics Editor
Slashed post-production time by 20% by pioneering the integration of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator in the video editing process.
Boosted social media impressions by 30%, enhancing the company's brand visibility by seamlessly blending Motion Graphics with eye-catching Video Art.
Increased customer conversion rate by 15% by producing high-quality advertorial video content with effective usage of Motion Graphics and Adobe After Effects.
Improved team efficiency by 25% through successful implementation of a collaborative video post-production methodology.
Using advanced knowledge of Camera Operation and Final Cut Pro, significantly improved video production quality contributing to a 40% growth in viewership.
Resume Worded April 2014 - September 2019
Motion Graphics Editor
Modified the company's approach towards video marketing by integrating Motion Graphics, resulting in a 35% rise in website traffic.
Supported the creation of 80+ promotional video campaigns leveraging Adobe Premiere Pro and Videography skills.
Increased audience retention by 20% through strategic use of film techniques in video editing.
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2014
Master of Fine Arts - Visual Effects and Animation
Specialization: Motion graphics and editing; Emphasis on storytelling and narrative design
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Arts - Graphic Design
Courses: 2D Design, 3D Animation, Drawing, Branding and Identity
Software and Tools: After Effects, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D, Maya, Blender, Illustrator
Techniques: Color grading, 2D/3D animation, Motion tracking, Keying, Rotoscoping, Compositing
Miscellaneous: Storytelling, Narrative Design, Branding and Identity, Time Management, Aesthetics and Composition, UX/UI Design
Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert - After Effects (2022), Blackmagic Design Certified Trainer - DaVinci Resolve
Projects: Award-winning short film ‘Pathfinder’; Role: Visual effects supervisor
Awards: ‘Best Editor’ - Short Film Festival (2018)
Your Name
Post Production Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Post Production Specialist
Revamped the post-production workflow by leveraging Adobe Creative Suite and Avid Media Composer, increasing project efficiency by 37%.
Spearheaded a team of 5 junior editors in complex film and video production tasks, resulting in improved output quality and 20% reduction in overtime.
Implemented new techniques with Pro Tools to enhance sound design, receiving company-wide praise for innovation and increased client satisfaction by 25%.
Netflix, Inc. June 2015 - December 2019
Post Production Specialist
Maximized efficiency in video editing processes with Adobe Premiere Pro, reducing time taken for complex projects by 40%.
Enhanced visual storytelling by integrating After Effects and motion graphics, leading to an increase in audience engagement by 30%.
Pioneered adoption of DaVinci Resolve for color correction, improving the overall aesthetic quality of 50+ videos. January 2013 - May 2015
Junior Video Editor
Mastered Final Cut Pro to execute video post-production tasks, contributing to a 15% improvement in project turnaround times.
Contributed to the editing and finalization of over 100 videos, leading to a 20% increase in online engagement.
Assisted in producing documentary series through effective film production techniques, resulting in a 10% increase in viewership.
Resume Worded Institute June 2013
Master of Fine Arts in Film Production
Emphasized on Video Editing Techniques
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies
Minors in Mass Communication and Creative Writing
Honored: Dean's List 2010 & 2011 (Top 10%)
Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Lightworks
Graphic Design Tools: Adobe after Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Cinema 4D, Blender
Other Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Asana, Trello, Slack
Technical Skills: Color correction, Audio editing and mixing, Visual effects (VFX), Motion graphics, Chroma Keying
Certifications: Certified Pro in Adobe Premiere Pro (2020), Professional Certified Editor from Avid (2021)
Projects: Edited 10+ short films which were screened at international film festivals
Leadership & Volunteering: Served as Post Production Lead for Resume Worded's company-wide events (2017-Present)
Awards: Received ‘Video Editor Excellence Award’ at Netflix, Inc. for exceptional post-production work (2019)
Your Name
Video Editor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2019 - Present
Senior Video Editor
Directed a team of 8 editors using Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro, improving team efficiency by 32%.
Steered the creative use of motion graphics and Adobe After Effects to enhance storytelling, increasing viewer retention by 25%.
Established new benchmarks in production quality by integrating Adobe Photoshop for video thumbnails, driving a 15% increase in click-through rate.
Created an innovative post-production template using Avid Media Composer, slashing project completion timelines by 20%.
Contributed to sound design improvement with Pro Tools, achieving a 10% uplift in audience feedback.
Amazon Studios July 2014 - January 2019
Video Editor
Delivered high-quality post-production work for over 200 video projects, leading to a 22% increase in audience engagement.
Used Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Technology Products in the video post-production of 5 successful documentaries.
Streamlined film production workflows, saving up to 5 hours per project.
Incorporated DaVinci Resolve in color grading, enhancing the visual appeal of over 120 videos. May 2013 - June 2014
Assistant Video Editor
Assisted in video editing and post-production tasks, improving timeline adherence by 15%.
Utilized Adobe Creative Suite in creating graphics for various videos, leading to a 10% increase in engagement.
Resume Worded University May 2013
Master of Fine Arts in Film Production
Specialized in Video Editing and Post Production
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2011
Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Arts
Concentration in Video Editing and Production
Dean's List 2010 (Top 10%)
Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, DaVinci Resolve
Graphic Design: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Clip Studio Paint, Sketch
Sound Editing: Adobe Audition, Avid Pro Tools, GarageBand, Audacity
Other Skills: Color grading, Motion graphics, Video compression, DVD encoding, Animation
Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in Premiere Pro, Certified Professional in Avid Media Composer
Projects: Led the post-production process for a short film that won 'Best Editing' at Film Festival X
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Video Editor for local nonprofit theater, implementing new promotional video strategies which increased ticket sales by 40%
Awards: Recipient of 'Best Video Editor' award at the Annual Video Editors Guild
Your Name
Film Production Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Film Production Supervisor
Oversaw end-to-end film production processes, leading a team of 12 towards delivery of high-quality projects, enhancing client satisfaction by 30%
Enabled smoother post-production processes through the introduction of Avid Media Composer, reducing overall process time by 25%
Elevated sound design capabilities by training team members on Pro Tools, resulting in a richer audio experience in 15 films
Improved visual appeal in video post-production stages through strategic implementation of DaVinci Resolve, leading to 20% more customer commendations
Universal Pictures April 2017 - February 2021
Senior Film Production Executive
Delivered 35 different projects pretty effectively by managing all stages of film production, achieving high viewer ratings and a 30% increase in revenue
Streamlined post-production stages by coordinating with editors proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, enhancing project efficiency by 35%
Significantly enhanced quality of 25 key video projects by integrating After Effects and motion graphics in the video editing process
Used Final Cut Pro to edit film content speedily, delivering 15% more projects ahead of schedule January 2015 - March 2017
Film Production Associate
Supported completion of 20 video-editing projects using Adobe Creative Suite, contributing to improved project delivery times by 15%
Involved in film production tasks to produce and edit over 10 documentaries, receiving positive audience feedback
Resume Worded University April 2015
Master's in Film Production
Specialization in Digital Film Production and Editing
Resume Worded Institute May 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Film Studies
Minors in Digital Media and Communications
Awards: Dean’s List 2011 (Top 5% of class)
Software & Tools: Adobe Premier Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Effects, Photoshop, DaVinci Resolve
Techniques: Storyboarding, Motion Graphics Creation, Video Editing, Color Grading, Sound Balancing, Script Writing
Hardware: Canon DSLR, Red Digital Cinema Cameras, Blackmagic Design Cameras, Audio Recorders, Lighting Equipment, Drones
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Video Editor by American Cinema Editors (2020), Proficient User of Adobe Creative Cloud (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Film Makers Without Borders (Online Mentor, 2018-2019), Young Storytellers (Volunteer Script Supervisor, 2017-2018)
Projects: Co-produced 'The Streets' short film, Screened at Sundance (Audience Choice 2020), 'Breaking Waves' documentary (Cinematographer, Editor)
Your Name
Video Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded August 2017 - Present
Senior Video Technician
Integrated cutting-edge Live Events technology into broadcasting workflow, pushing audience reach by 20%.
Collaborated with cross-functional team of creatives, driving 15% improvement in video post-production processes.
Championed camera operation best practices, advancing production quality by 30%.
Developed engaging material that contributed to a 50% growth in our digital video platform.
Pioneered approach to corporate events coverage, resulting in 40% increase in brand visibility. December 2014 - July 2017
Video Technician
Led a film team of 5 members, effectively boosting team efficiency by 35%.
Modified cameras settings for optimum audiovisual performance, improving viewer experience by 60%.
Implemented Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing, reducing editing time by 25%.
ABC Entertainment June 2012 - November 2014
Assistant Video Technician
Administered lighting and audio engineering, enhancing production value by 30%.
Managed After Effects utility, bolstering video production rate.
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master's in Cinematography and Film Production
Concentration: Video Editing and Post Production
Resume Worded Institute May 2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts - Film Studies
Minor in Digital Media
Lifetime member of the Visual Arts Honors Society
Video Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas Pro
Graphics and Animation: Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
Audio/Visual Systems: DSLRS, LED Lighting, Microphones, Mixers, Recorders, PTZ Cameras
Operating Systems and Other Tools: Windows, macOS, Pro Tools, Davinci Resolve, Audacity
Certifications: Adobe Premiere Pro Certified User, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Projects: Edited 5+ short films premiered at local film festivals
Volunteering: Freelance Video Editing for local non-profit organizations
Awards: Best Video Editing Award, Short Film Festival 2018
Your Name
AV Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2018 - Present
Senior AV Technician
Coordinated with video team on corporate events coverage, achieving a threefold increase in client engagement.
Streamlined AV Systems, resulting in a time savings of 20% on equipment setup.
Revamped sound system, leading to an improvement in viewer experience by 55%.
Supervised Television broadcasting, increasing viewership by 35%.
Modified recording equipment, leading to an enhancement in camera operation by 50%. March 2013 - December 2017
AV Technician
Managed lighting conditions for several film sets, resulting in a 40% improvement in visual aesthetic.
Implemented Final Cut Pro as a primary video editing tool, slashing editing time by 60%.
Maintained audiovisual equipment, extending equipment life span by 45%.
BBC Studios August 2010 - February 2013
Assistant AV Technician
Assisted in sound operations, improving sound clarity by 50%.
Contributed to video production, reducing shooting days by 20%.
Resume Worded University July 2012
Master's Degree in Media Technology
Thesis: Innovations in AV technology
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor's Degree in Audio-Visual Production
Specialized in editing and mixing, sound design
Dean's List 2008 - 2010
Software: Apex, Dante, Donview, Photoshop, Q.Lab, SketchUp
Hardware: Amplifiers, Camera Systems, Digital Mixing Consoles, Microphones, Projectors, Sound systems
Language: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), German (Basic)
Technical Skills: Audio and Video Editing, Cable management, Lighting Design, Troubleshooting, Wiring Schematics, Rackbuilding
Certifications: Certified Technology Specialist designation (2015), Dante Certification Program Level 3 Advanced Networking (2018)
Projects: Project Head for 'Cosmic Symphony' – a multi-dimensional sound and video installation (2019)
Volunteering: Sound Engineer for Community Theater Group (2012 - Present)
Awards: Awarded 'Best AV Technician' by BBC Studios (2012)
Your Name
Broadcast Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE April 2016 - Present
Senior Broadcast Technician
Maximized Video Post-Production efficiency by incorporating Adobe Premiere Pro, reducing editing process by 25%.
Supervised live events broadcasting, increasing coverage by 50%.
Managed audio engineering tasks, escalating sound quality by 70%, boosting viewer satisfaction.
Guaranteed regular maintenance of Digital Video equipment, resulting in a 40% reduction in technical glitches.
Formulated setups for videography, accelerating shooting schedule by 30%.
Resume Worded October 2011 - March 2016
Broadcast Technician
Conducted regular checks on Film sets lighting, improving film's visual appeal by 30%.
Gathered and managed video content for Television broadcasting, leading to a 20% viewership increase.
Collaborated in the operation of Camera during shoot days, reducing errors by 20%.
Fox Studios February 2009 - September 2011
Assistant Broadcast Technician
Supported technical teams in Audiovisual system operation, helping maintain a 99% uptime.
Facilitated the setup of Corporate events, ensuring seamless coverage.
Resume Worded University April 2008
Master degree in Broadcast Engineering
Key courses: Digital Broadcasting, Video Production, Sound Engineering
Resume Worded Institute June 2006
Bachelor's Degree in Media Studies
Awards: Graduated summa cum laude
Key Courses: Audio/Video Production, Media Law & Ethics, Broadcast Journalism
Broadcast Equipment: Video Switchers, Audio Mixers, Broadcast Cameras, Teleprompters, Microphones
Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, Wirecast
Technical Skills: Audio and Video Editing, Live Broadcast Handling, Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Digital Content Management
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Intermediate)
Certifications: Certified Video Engineer from Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)], YouTube Certified
Projects: Developed and Implemented new live broadcast workflows resulting in a 30% increase in production efficiency at
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, The Audio Engineering Society at Resume Worded University, Provided pro bono technical consulting for local community TV station
Professional Associations: Member, The Society of Broadcast Engineers, Attendee, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show

How do I add skills to a Video Editor resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Video Editor posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Video Production are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Video Editing and After Effects.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Video, Video Post-Production and Final Cut Pro - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Television, Photography and Videography - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Emphasize your communication skills.

Communication is often an important component of the role of a Video Editor, so when writing your resume, include examples of how you communicated with stakeholders, team members or customers, or produced content.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Video Editor, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Video Editor Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Video Editor job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Video Editor Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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What hard skills should you include on a Video Editor resume?

On top Video Editor resumes, skills like Video Editing, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Video, Final Cut Pro, Video Production, Video Post-Production and Adobe Photoshop appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Documentaries, Television, Avid Media Composer, Photography and Videography can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

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