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Video / Audio Editor (Chessable)

Video / Audio Editor (Chessable)

REMOTE Chess

Do you have a passion for chess, lifelong learning and cutting-edge technology? Then this might be your dream job! Chessable aims to make studying chess as easy and efficient as possible. We digest the science of learning so you don’t have to, and allow for an optimal training experience. Chessable is part of Chess.com, one of the largest gaming sites in the world and the #1 platform for playing, learning, and enjoying chess.

We are a team of 700+ fully remote people in 60+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are here to support 150M+ chess players worldwide with the best possible product, content, and tools to serve the community!

We are a tech company. A gaming company. A content company. And we do it all with passion and commitment to the game. Above all we prize our mission-driven, flat, life-celebrating, no-corporate culture, and we look forward to meeting you and learning more about what you can bring to the team.

We are seeking an English speaking Video Editor to join our team. The main duties are centered around editing chess video courses and other chess-related content, as well as assisting our authors remotely to record videos that meet our quality requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Editing chess video courses, promotional videos, explainer videos and social media videos (video & audio)
  • Publishing and monitoring the response of video chess courses
  • Performing quality control of video course material
  • Working cross functional and on projects in the Content Department
  • Analyzing test-recordings against our video and audio requirements
  • Continuously monitoring the video material that our presenters are delivering to ensure that it meet our requirements for the full duration of the course creation process
  • Communicating and solving problems with chess authors

Requirements:

  • Portfolio including chess related video content
  • Chess enthusiast (~1100 chess.com)
  • Understand chess notation
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English is mandatory.
  • Strong audio-visual skills in the Adobe suite (Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Audition)
  • Good understanding of audio and acoustics
  • A problem solving and growth mindset

Nice to have:

  • German and/or Spanish language skills
  • Experience working with Izotope RX
  • Audio restoration skills / voice restoration skills
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong skills in OBS Studio, preferably with an ability to analyze log files from OBS Studio and determine how to solve bespoke recording issues
  • Good understanding of lighting and photo
  • Having a Chessable account and using it on a regular basis is a merit

About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)