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Wray Ward

Charlotte, North Carolina - United States
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Senior Video Editor


Summary of Role

The Senior Video Editor (SVE), as we call it here at Wray Ward, will play a central role in the success of the Motion team, maintaining responsibility for editing, color grading, and delivering videos in a deadline-focused environment. The SVE will work closely with team members and client teams to create video content for broadcast, online, social and offline uses. The SVE will be comfortable working within a team structure and independently, willing to accept input and deliver content based on direction. A well-rounded skillset in video editing, titling, color grading and audio mixing within Adobe Creative Suite software is required, and any advanced experience in leading edit teams, compositing graphics, illustrating or 3D modeling is a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities as Motion Editor

•        Ability to be a strong, diverse storyteller throughout the post-production process

•        Ensure the highest quality video production for each project based on scope and desired outcome

•        Maintain standards and processes for defining, completing and delivering client and internal projects on time and on budget

•        Work closely in conjunction within production and creative teams to ensure a seamless project workflow

•        Manage multiple projects and deadlines; prioritize projects accordingly


Basic Qualifications

•        Online portfolio that demonstrates video postproduction skills

•        5+ years of experience in a deadline-driven environment, preferably in a creative agency or production company

•        Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and other video tools

•        Advanced knowledge of video industry standard formats and media management practices on Mac platform and networked environments

•        Execute strong video editorial using filmmaking principles (story, timing, traditional use of camera, etc.) and visual design for graphic integration (typography, composition, color, etc.)

•        Collaborate in a team environment, and clearly communicate to clients, teammates, vendors and stakeholders

•        Experience handling multiple projects in a fast-paced [DC1] work environment under tight deadlines

•        Motion graphic and 3D animation skills a plus

•        Ability to traffic to networks is a plus

Culture Alignment

At Wray Ward, we firmly believe that internal and client relationships are the key to our success. Certain attitudes define how we work and are important in what we seek for our culture and mission. Our key agency attitudes are:

•        WE, NOT ME — We check our egos at the door. As a result, we thrive in a positive, collaborative atmosphere that welcomes diverse professionals and invites everyone to contribute their best.

•        ASK “WHAT IF?” — Always going beyond what is and considering what could be, we create unexpected possibilities that differentiate our brands and accelerate their success.

•        BE FEARLESS — Creativity demands that we hold nothing back. So, we mutually support each other in speaking up, taking risks and courageously contributing audacious, unedited, unconventional ideas. 

•        NAIL IT — Everything we do is about results. We not only achieve our clients’ goals, but also continually exceed their expectations. Every person here shares individual responsibility for their own, our agency’s and our clients’ success. 


Our Mission

Day in and day out, we will passionately create the most innovative, engaging and effective work in the home category — we will live it, we will breathe it and we will own it.

Wray Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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