Limehouse is recruiting

Limehouse is looking for a creative Editor to join our team.

A 3 minute read from Nick

15 Jan 2016


Remuneration: To be negotiated on experience

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Job Purpose

Limehouse are looking for a creative off-line/on-line editor. The candidate must be able to work right across the Post Production process from initial off-line content edits, through to final on-line grade and sound passes. Motion graphics experience is highly desirable. The editor will be responsible for delivering high-quality content across our full client portfolio, from high end internal communication campaigns to targeted online brand marketing and promo films.

A pivotal role in our Post Production team, the editor will work with raw camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, scripts, library music and graphics. Working from a brief but also with the creative instinct to work without. Not all projects are shot to cut and the successful applicant must have the creativity to shape a narrative when necessary. The editor will work in close consultation with the Creative, Production, and Post Production teams to ensure relevant content is delivered on message, on brand and in a timely fashion.


  1. To follow Management System Procedures in respect of jobs flowing through the agency - ensure correct information and job related data is input onto the Company’s Post Production system, reporting progress to the Post Production Coordinator.
  2. Day-to-day off-line editing.
  3. Reversioning and mastering of client content.
  4. On-line grading and sound pass of final outputs to a high standard.
  5. Meet with the Creative Director, Production Manager and other Designer(s) regularly to discuss how jobs are progressing and provide feedback to relevant production team for subsequent correspondence with the client.
  6. Creation of motion graphic elements for video outputs, from simple animated name straps to title sequences.
  7. Ensuring that excellent quality control is adhered to across all deliverables.
  8. Ensure that projects are delivered on time as per the production schedule whilst maintaining accuracy and high quality work to tight timescales.
  9. Liaison with Production and Post Production team to ensure best practices are met and followed.
  10. Multi-tasking between daily work schedules, large extensive projects, small projects and business as usual activity.
  11. Development of in house Post Production techniques (take responsibility for one’s own continuing professional development.

Essential skills required

Successful candidates will possess the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Post Production based degree or equivalent and/or at least three years’ experience in a similar role. You'll likely have worked within an editing or Post Production environment within a creative agency and have experience in dealing with high profile, high net worth clients, with an appreciation of commercial production values.
  • Advanced technical proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A knowledge of camera based technologies for creative input.
  • Proficiency in DVD authoring and file compression.
  • Demonstrable After Effects experience.
  • Numerate, with excellent team and communication skills.
  • A willingness to learn and self develop as an individual and as part of a wider team.
  • Proficiency with Windows and Mac OS X computers.
  • Experience of working on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Can work to tight deadlines and under-pressure.
  • Is flexible (may have to work some weekends every once in a while).
  • Good organisational skills are a must, self-starter and pro-active.

Desirable Skills

  • Working knowledge DaVinci Resolve.
  • A basic knowledge of sound design.
  • A basic understanding of 3D Animation.

The role is available as a permanent contract to start as soon as possible. Please send your CV and covering letter to:

The closing date for applications is Friday 29th January 2016.


Nick - Managing Director

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