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Video Editor / Motion Designer (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin HQ

About us
HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value for money international travel deals. Since its inception in 2011, the company has grown to become the largest online travel community in the world.

HolidayPirates Group continues to expand its online presence in Germany, UK, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Poland, France, Spain, Switzerland, and most recently, the USA. Our 220 employees from 38 different countries work on 10 websites in 7 different languages.

HolidayPirates Group operates the following domains: urlaubspiraten.de, HolidayPirates.com, urlaubspiraten.at, PiratinViaggio.it, VakantiePiraten.nl, VoyagesPirates.fr, wakacyjnipiraci.pl , ViajerosPiratas.es, SemesterPiraterna.se, Ferienpiraten.ch and TravelPirates.com

Companies founded under HolidayPirates Group are: VoyagesPirates SAS in France; HolidayPirates Ltd. in London; Pirate Technologies d.o.o in Serbia for new technologies and the advancement of our own product; and TravelPirates Corp. in the US, launched in February 2016.

Facts and figures: 

  • Global headquarters in Berlin, Germany
  • Management: David Armstrong (CEO)
  • More than 10 million Facebook fans
  • 10 million App downloads
  • 800.000 Newsletter subscribers
  • Over 1 million WhatsApp subscribers

HolidayPirates Group is an equal opportunity employer and evaluates applicants regardless of an individual’s age, musical taste, race, color, gender, religion, ice cream flavor preference, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.


Ahoy mate!
About Creative Studio
We are a small but efficient in­house creative agency that provides graphic design, video, multimedia, print and production service for HolidayPirates Group globally.
                       
Your Role
Time never stands still for you: you are enthusiastic and always looking to see the new angles in time­based media. You know how to make the best out of stock video clips and add the final motion touches to make the assets pop.
                     
Yo­ho­ho! Then you are the pirate we are looking for!                              
Duties on deck:
  • Edit and compile attractive video clips from User Generated Content (UGC) and stock footage for for social media posts and travel deals
  • Asset management: ensure that the company’s video library is up to date
  • Create attractive motion graphic assets to enhance videos                        
  • Create 2D animations, GIFs, animated infographics and memes                           
  • Collaborate with and assist colleagues in the Creative Studio, Marketing team and other stakeholders
  • Work within brand guidelines  
  • Participate in studio­wide creative processes: for example feedback and brainstorms                                        
  • Working closely with the marketing and social media departments
  • Keeping up with latest trends in storytelling and video production
  • Occasionally shoot your own footage (green screen fun scenes/memes, staff interviews)
Your treasure of experience:
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in multimedia, motion graphics, video or similar
  • 2+ years of experience of working in a busy design department of marketing
    communications or design company or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of non­linear video editing on Premiere Pro or FCP (English versions)
  • Motion graphic specialist in AfterEffects
  • Experience in rest of the Adobe CC suite – especially Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Expertise in design and animation across digital and social media platforms (especially Facebook and Instagram)
  • Knowledge of the latest trends of social media creation and consumption
  • Audio editing skills
  • Excellent organisational skills; able to prioritise a large workload
  • Must have excellent design, typography and layout skills and a keen eye for detail
  • You are a proactive self­starter: you love to try new concepts and share your learnings with the teams
  • You are an excellent communicator and a team player
  • Technical knowledge of Apple Macs
  • Fluent English skills, spoken and written
Extra knots for:
  • Knowledge of live broadcast on Social Media platforms
  • A project management tool (Jira, Asana, Trello, Basecamp...)
  • Standard office software (MS Office / Pages / Keynote)
Our ship & our crew offer you:
  • A fast growing company in which you can take the helm and realise your ideas
  • Inspiring mates from all over the world
  • Anchoring berth directly at the Spree with a great view
  • Flexible working hours
  • Travel insurance
  • Free German classes
  • Opportunity to join company pension scheme
  • Support in relocation
  • Regular team events and legendary Pirate parties
  • Social area with table tennis, darts, table football and a comfy dining area
  • Pirate bar with bottles of rum – yo­ho a pirate's life for me!
  • Barrels of juice and boxes of fruit – as much as you like!
Remember, only a fully loaded ship can set sail – we only consider applications with
  1. cover/motivational letter,
  2. CV and
  3. a link to your showreel.
Work like a captain, play like pirate!

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at HolidayPirates Group. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to jobs@holidaypirates.com.

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