Photo and Video Post Production Editor/Finisher

Warren, MI
Job Type:
Date Posted:
May 2, 2024

Job Description

Work Arrangement:

This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidates is expected to report to the Tech Center in Warren, MI on a full-time basis

The Role:

The General Motors Design organization is transforming the future of transportation and mobility solutions. This is an incredible opportunity to be a part of a small team within our Global Creative Visualization (GCV) group where you would have lots of project ownership and creative input.

The GM Design Global Creative Visualization team is seeking a Post Production Editor/Finisher who can demonstrate a high level of execution through a portfolio including varied professional quality productions with contemporary executions and storytelling.

Applicants must have ability to quickly tell an engaging story with available and planned footage to capture the personality of vehicles, messaging and talent, as well performing efficient and clean editing and other required post production/finishing.

Members of the GM Design GCV Photography/Video team must have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to follow feedback/art direction with a keen attention to detail.

Applicants must be self-motivated and have current demonstrable knowledge/experience with photo/video pipelines involving high quality efficient productions both in autonomous solo and team productions.

This role requires the submission of a portfolio/reel. Please see instructions below.

What You’ll Do:

  • High level of integrity around the confidentiality of our business.
  • Ability to react quickly to the day to day needs of Design capturing vehicles in development, events and people with strong storytelling abilities.
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity in productions, maintaining a positive problem solving focused attitude.
  • High quality finish editing and compositing including plate cleanup / CGI integration.
  • Color grading (Master Colorist) and balancing including final mastering to different codec needs.
  • Negotiation and problem solving ability to get the best possible shots.
  • Photo Retouching.
  • Audio mixing and SFX integration.
  • File management and following GCV conventions around archiving and delivering images.
  • Working closely with Leads and Managers from other GCV Departments on collaborative projects (CGI, Art Direction & Enhancement) with the ability to replicate the styles of others.

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • College degree with a major in an Art/Design based discipline, or representative experience.
  • Experience in high quality finish editing and compositing, color grading and audio mixing.
  • High quality reel with varied styles and executions at a professional level.
  • RED/Black Magic/Canon/Adobe/Davinci pipeline experience preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to travel. This role has the potential to require travel once every 2-3 months for 3-4 days.


To be considered for this position, you will need to submit a portfolio in addition to your resume and profile. We strongly recommend linking your online portfolio in the “website” section of the application as we are able to access much larger files that way. If your portfolio is not available online, please follow the instructions below to upload your portfolio as a separate attachment as you did with the resume.  Please NO dropbox files or Google docs.

  • Save your portfolio as a pdf document
  • Name your portfolio your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Example: Candidate name is John Smith. Portfolio pdf file name is: Smith, John.pdf
  • Upload as an attachment – you may have to condense the file.

DISCLAIMER: The Works included in your Career Portfolio must not be subject to any non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreement. If the Works in your Career Portfolio are owned by your current or former employer, or by any other Third Party, there must be an express written consent from the Owner allowing the Works to be included in your Career

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
  • Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
  • Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
  • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
  • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
  • Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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