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After Effects Video Editor

Title: After Effects Video Editor (Contractor)

Location: Remote, US

About Us:

Trusted and loved by 25 million educators, students, and families worldwide, Seesaw is the only elementary learning experience platform, offering a suite of award-winning tools, resources, and curriculum for teachers to deliver joyful, inclusive instruction. Through interactive lessons, digital portfolios, and two-way communication features, Seesaw keeps everyone in the learning loop by providing continuous visibility into the student’s learning experience to support and celebrate their learning.

Our Mission:

Seesaw’s mission is to provide every elementary student with joyful and connected learning experiences that lay the foundation for success in life.

Your Team:

Seesaw’s Production Team partners with Curriculum Developers to produce engaging and fun curriculum videos for students as part of Seesaw’s broader lesson curriculum. Our Seesaw lesson videos are viewed by millions of students and are integral towards their learning growth.

Your Role:

We are looking for an After Effects Video Editor Contractor with a strong video-editing background to create videos based on existing templates and provided scripts. The After Effects Video Editor will incorporate provided voice-overs, images, clips and modify text and motions in the videos based on the actions specified in the scripts, and make revisions based on review feedback.

Please note: this contract is expected to last around 8-9 months, with a commitment of 40 hours per week. Applications lacking portfolio links will not be taken into consideration.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Use After Effects to create 2-4 minute curriculum videos incorporating provided voice-over files and stock images and stills, motions and transitions using keyframes and/or expressions, and modify text as specified in the provided scripts and according to the provided guidelines and templates.
  • Perform light video editing of each video with provided music and voice-overs.
  • Communicate project status as outlined by the Project Manager and Production Manager.
  • Export videos for feedback by the Curriculum Developers and Production Manager. Revise videos based on stakeholder feedback.
  • Make sure all source project and output files are uploaded and up-to-date on the project’s Drive folder(s).
  • Deliver final videos in the required format into the assigned project folder(s).


  • After Effects proficiency at an intermediate level. You can create keyframe- or expression-based motions, use masks and track mattes, create and modify layer types, set up and organize compositions and precomps, and perform light video editing with voice-over and music.
  • Video editing proficiency at an intermediate level. You are familiar with video production, post-production, and have a good sense of timing and storytelling. Bonus: you have created video content using After Effects as a content creator or in a post-production studio.
  • General proficiency in other Adobe Creative Cloud Apps for video production such as Media Encoder, Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • A strong eye for visual composition and aesthetics and strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient using Google Workspace, Slack, Vimeo and have the ability to get up to speed with other apps as needed for the project duration.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively when appropriate.

Compensation & Benefits:

The hourly rate range for this position is: $40.00 – $50.00. This is a non-exempt position

Seesaw cares about building a diverse and inclusive team to better advocate for the needs of our incredibly diverse K-12 users.

Seesaw provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity/gender expression/transgender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, or military or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Seesaw complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.