Video Editor (5+ years of experience)

New York, NY
Job Type:
$75,000 - $110,000
Date Posted:
May 2, 2024

Captions is the AI-powered creative studio. Millions of creators around the world have used Captions to make their video content stand out from the pack and we’re on a mission to empower the next billion.

Based in NYC, we are a team of ambitious, experienced, and devoted engineers, designers, and marketers. You’ll be joining an early team where you’ll have an outsized impact on both the product and company’s culture.

We’re very fortunate to have some the best investors and entrepreneurs backing us, including Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Uncommon Projects, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Antoine Martin, Julie Zhuo, Ben Rubin, Jaren Glover, SVAngel, 20VC, Ludlow Ventures, Chapter One, Lenny Rachitsky, and more.

Check out our latest milestone and our recent feature on the TODAY show and the New York Times.

  • Please note that all of our roles will require you to be in-person at our NYC HQ (located in Union Square) **

About the Role:

As a Video Editor, you will drive brand awareness across our social platforms by editing highly engaging video content and ad campaigns for short-form channels (TikTok, Reels, Shorts) as well as long-form channels (YouTube, LinkedIn).

The ideal candidate understands things like pacing, format, and sound design, they have demonstrated experience sourcing footage/ images, vetting music, and ideating motion graphics.

Preferred qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a video editor, with an agency, in-house team, or post-production studio.
  • Strong understanding of visual & interactive design, including motion, typography, layout & color.
  • Demonstrated digital video editing experience with different editing tools for both 2D & 3D projects (Premiere, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve, Photoshop, Illustrator and Figma)
  • Highly proficient in editing both short-form and long-form contents for social media platforms and advertising campaigns.
  • Deeply understand internet culture and how to engage and create social trends.
  • Interested in the creator economy and the video editing space.
  • Experience editing for comedy, sketch, or monologues is a plus.
  • Shooting video and production experience is a plus.

To be considered, please submit the following:

  • An EDIT REEL or SAMPLE of both long-form and short-form work you’ve done in the past where you were the only (or lead) editor.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Anything you need to do your best work
  • We’ve done team off-sites to places like Paris, London, Park City, Los Angeles, Upstate NY, and Nashville with more planned in the future.

Captions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Please note benefits apply to full time employees only.

Compensation Range: $75K – $110K

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