Archer Digital

Cinematographer/Video Editor

Archer Digital

Creative & Design

Advertising, Media & Communications | KSh 30,000 - 45,000 | Plus Commission
1 month ago

Job Summary

As a storyteller, your key role will be to understand how to allocate video production and or recorded footage into a finished project that matches the director’s vision & is suitable for social media,ads & various requirements for the intended broadcast tool. Ultimately, you should be able to bring sight and sound together to tell a cohesive story

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Our Company Summary

Archer Digital based at the SNDBX, is a humble team of designers, photographers, filmmakers, developers & strategic thinkers who are passionate about helping our clients reach their goals through Digital Transformation, Digital Marketing & Advertising.


We are passionate digital strategists & marketers with years of experience working with SMEs towards digital transformation. Our top skills are in Online Strategy Formulation, Implementing Digital Solutions, Brand Building online & Social Media Marketing & Advertising. Together as a team we make the world a more digital place and help our customers achieve their goals through our partnership.

Job Description

Our desire is to find a suitable candidate who balances skills in pre-production, production and post production to see the vision of any footage come to life. Collaborating with other team members in the production role, they join together to plan, produce, edit and distribute the desired video output.


In their primary role, the cinematographer/video editor will combine their creativity in production, work with recorded footage and formulate the ideas into a finished project that matches the clients’ or director’s vision and is suitable for social media, ads and various requirements for the intended broadcast tool. Ultimately, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story. To be successful in this role, you should have a keen eye for storytelling, passion for detail, have the ability to patch together different clips, work well from briefs and apply research and creativity to put together great content. You will use your video creation skills to put together great videos that will be purposeful, communicate and grab attention. Your skills in communication and managing projects will be crucial to the success of the implementation of different projects. If you are motivated and results-driven, and enjoy working in a rapidly developing agency, we’d like to meet you.

Day to Day responsibilities

• Participate in pre-production discussions; brainstorm ideas, planning for production and storyboarding

• On specific schedules work on film production on location for various types of productions

• Manipulate and edit video in a way that is seamless for the audience

• Take a brief to grasp production team’s needs and  specifications.

• Review shooting script and raw material to create a  shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity

• Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film

• Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects

• Create rough and final cuts

• Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running

• Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process

• Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.


• Proficient with the use of content creation equipment (Cameras, Lights, Audio, Streaming etc.)

• Proven work experience as a Video Editor

• Solid experience with digital technology and editing  software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)

• Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio

• Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity

• Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing

• Creative mind and storytelling skills

* An added advantage if the candidate possesses skills across board in videography, photography, motion graphics, photo editing and graphic design.

Specific application requirements

• A link to design portfolio/attachment of their work

• Copies of academic certificates.

• Curriculum Vitae.

• Cover Letter introducing yourself and your goals and purpose and how you see this position as a fit for you personally.

*The Position is open and available for immediate start

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