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Jobs in creative_media


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Jobs in creative_media

  1. 1. Jobs in Creative MediaJob Title Film/video editor Technical because you have to do it own the computer Creative because add effects Technical, creative, editorial,Professional working practices codes of practice, eg BBC guidelines, web accessibility guidelines (W3C), press codes of conduct, advertising standards; legal restrictions, eg libel law, Misuse of Computers Act, Race Discrimination ActContracts, conditions and pay Range of typical starting salaries: £18,000- £25,000 for those employed by a television or post-production studio Range of salaries with experience: £20,000- £35,000. Range of typical salaries at senior levels: £37,000- £70,000. The higher end of this scale will only be available to senior editors working on high-status projects. The majority of editors work as freelancers and are paid on a contract basis. Rates vary, so it is best to check with the Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU) or individual companies for current freelance rates. Hours vary depending on the production and may be standard office hours. Shift work may be involved if editing studios are booked at night. When there are deadlines to meet, long hours and overtime may be required.
  2. 2. contracts, eg full-time permanent, part-time permanent, fixed-term, freelance; work patterns, eg shift work, office hours, irregular and anti-social hours; pay, eg salaried, hourly, on completionSkills and qualifications No specific qualifications are required and so this area of work is open to all graduates and those with a HND Entry without a degree or HND is possible but applicants must show commitment For direct entry, in addition to experience, you must be able to demonstrate your skill with appropriate editing software packages, such as Avid or Final Cut Pro. Candidates will need to show evidence of the following: a keen eye for detail and a critical mind; creativity; patience and concentration; ability to listen to others and to work well as part of a team; a high level of self-motivation, commitment and dedication; organisational and time management skills; ability to work under pressure and to deadlines; communication skills, both written and oral. education and training, eg full-time and part-time education, training on the job, continuing professional development, self-training, Level 2, Level 3, graduate, post-graduate; sources of information, eg Sector Skills Councils (Skillset, Creative and Cultural Skills, e-Skills), unions, careers services, trade and other publications
  3. 3. Transferable Skills Good communication you need for every job and also punctual. Submit your work on exact daye will help you too. personal attributes, eg knowledge and skills, commitment, efficiency, reliability, punctuality, self-presentation; key skills, eg number, communication, working with others, improving own performanceMethods of recruitment You have to start on your own and develop your skills more to be select as a film editor. national press; trade press; internet; word of mouth; personal contacts; internal promotion