Video Editor

Grapevine, TX
Job Type:
Date Posted:
April 30, 2024

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Meow Wolf opens portals of possibility. Come as you are!

We are individuals who inspire creativity in people’s lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences into fantastic realms of story and exploration. Our Vision is to be the world’s leading creative company, reimagining the paradigm of art and storytelling, to make a positive difference in the world.

We share a strong commitment to Belonging through our values of:

  • Collaborative Creativity: We believe the act of creating together amplifies possibilities.
  • Provocative Playfulness: We celebrate the unexpected because it is the doorway to discovery.
  • Outsiders Welcome: We are all outsiders at heart, and we create space for everyone to feel like they belong.
  • Authentic Compassion: We are “kind punks” – supportive to each other and standing up for what we believe in.
  • Audacious Courage: We have the courage to radically reinvent ourselves to push the boundaries of art.

If this all sounds like YOU, read on….

Job Description

This is a temporary, project based role that will end on November 15, 2024.

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Compensation: This is an exempt position. Compensation for this role is $56,822.00 to $70,440 and will vary depending on location and experience.

Deadline for submitting an application for this position is May 3, 2024. Meow Wolf reserves the right to extend this deadline if needed.

We are searching for an editing wizard, animator, compositor, and motion graphics artist as well as a creative problem-solver with experience in all phases of post-production through design, edit, and delivery. Experience with 2D/3D animation is a plus. We know you’re out there!

The Video Editor will work closely with multiple departments and production teams throughout Meow Wolf to schedule and meet in-house project milestones. The Video Editor must utilize and maintain a pipeline that can support immediate and future needs. They will be responsible for seeing projects from start to finish.

How You Will Do It…

  • Collaborate with Producers and Creative Directors to satisfy post-production needs for Meow Wolf projects.
  • Assist in maintaining MW’s post-production facilities
  • Creative editorial, visual effects compositing, motion graphics and animation of media content as required using a variety of industry-standard tools, including Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Audition, Pro Tools, Character Animator, Media Encoder, Nuke and After Effects
  • Support established post-production workflow and pipeline guidelines to edit and deliver final content in required formats
  • Edit and deliver all content on time and on budget under the direction of the Producer and the Creative Directors
  • Ensure technical quality of end product
  • Collaborate with Assistant Video Editor on media management, content security, and deliverables organization.
  • Collaborate with other team members to maintain a vibrant and cohesive production process and environment
  • Consult on post production and media software and equipment needs
  • Perform additional duties as directed or required

To be successful in this role…

  • Must have proficiency in all phases of post-production and editing with a minimum of 4 years of professional experience
  • Must have minimum of 2 years experience working in compositing, animation and motion graphics
  • Thorough working knowledge of VFX, 2D compositing software, and related pipeline workflows
  • Background in both commercial and artistic forms of editing, animation, motion graphics
  • A thorough knowledge of cinematic language and narrative structure
  • Self-motivated, self-managing, and patient with yourself and others
  • Must be receptive to creative direction and perform well within a team environment
  • Experience being part of a team of interdisciplinary people
  • Must be able to adhere to tight schedules with minimal supervision and work well under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and make solution-driven decisions in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor
  • Adaptable to changing needs and possess the ability to take on new tasks
  • Ability to handle sensitive tasks accurately and confidentially
  • Live action production experience
  • Audio post production experience

It would be nice to have (aka Bonus Points for)…

  • 3D animation and integration skills

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • This position is based in Santa Fe, NM and a company laptop will be provided.
  • This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  • Travel is not required for this position.
  • The position will require work in an office space, filming production studio and interior an/or exterior filming locations. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and scanners. The position will have the option to work remotely for part of the employment term.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • All employees will comply with company and OSHA standard workplace safety protocols. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

IMPACT: Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social and environmental wellbeing in our community.

INCLUSION: Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at Meow Wolf are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks.

  • Medical Insurance options: PPO & HSA
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Company Paid Life Insurance Policy & Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability & Critical Illness Policies
  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave for 12 weeks
  • Discount off Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merch
  • Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests

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