Video Editor – Part Time, Contract

New York, NY
Job Type:
Date Posted:
May 2, 2024

Who We Are

Direct Agents is an independent, future-focused performance marketing agency rooted in AI + Strategic Innovation


Marvel, Belkin, Linksys, NBA, NYSE, Hubble, CW, Morgan Stanley, and more

What Sets Up Apart

Fast Tracked Professional Growth

2x speed for individual learning and career development

Minority Owned and Diverse

We are proud to be certified as a Minority Owned business by the National Supplier Diversity Council. We are one of the few agencies to be 48% BIPOC across the agency and 38% of senior leadership. We are also proud to be 62% Female, 42% of senior leadership.


We believe that personal success comes from the hard work that you put in. We skip the politics and bureaucracy and empower you to directly impact the speed of your growth. Some of the opportunities you’ll have to thrive as a thought leader include:

  • Small group mentorship and real face time with executive leaders
  • Access to internal and external trainings and conferences across technical skills, professional growth, and leadership and management
  • Strategic roundtable discussions
  • Marketing certifications (Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.)
  • Inclusion in marketing initiatives including our blog posts, podcasts, videos and more
  • Speaking opportunities across publications like Media Post, Digiday and more
  • Award submissions opportunities (team and individual)
  • Access to participate in our ERG’s to help reinforce community within the agency

How You’ll Make An Impact

  • Become a key asset to the Direct Agents Studio team – a creative design, visual storytelling and video production team
  • Create video content using motion graphics, compositing, and traditional editing for internal and external use
  • Work in a fast paced environment and learn key trends and approaches to current digital media space
  • Contribute to overall performance by providing innovative design solutions based on promotional assets available or to be developed
  • Balance all aspects of video content creation and execution from the pre-production phase, to shooting, to post-production, to final delivery

What You’re Bringing

  • Expert knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects
  • Experience with motion graphics and animation
  • Knowledgeable in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, as it pertains to manipulating vector graphics and layers for use in motion graphics
  • Confident in assessing the needs of a project and determining what blend of assets are needed, from video to motion graphics, etc
  • Extremely organized and ability to independently manage a large and constantly growing library of assets
  • Knowledgeable of best export/encoding practices for delivery across a wide range of channels: Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, CTV, etc
  • Aware of the latest software trends and plugins that enhance efficiency, creativity and workflow
  • Experience building creative briefs, video outlines, scripts, and other necessary pre-production documents
  • Good sense of pace and timing

Special Notes

  • This is a part time (18 – 20 hours/week), contract to hire role (3 – 6 months)
  • This is an in person role based in our NYC office. You must reside, or be willing to relocate, within commuting distance of the office for this role


6x Winner of Crain’s Best Places to Work (2018 – 2023)

Most Dedicated to Employee Growth finalist in Digiday’s Work Life Awards

This role is based in our NYC office and you must reside or be willing to relocate within commuting distance of the office for this role.

At Direct Agents, hybrid is about:

  • Human connection and establishing strong working relationships
  • Fostering a tailored approach for team members’ rapid growth
  • Making space for camaraderie and just for fun moments
  • Prioritizing mental health & overall wellness
  • 2 weeks of WFA (Work from Anywhere)

The Essentials & Our Perks

  • Hourly range $38 – $45, dependent on experience with reviews based on performance
    • Regular performance reviews occur at 1, 3, 6, 11 month marks during onboarding and biannually after that.
  • Full Time Staff Benefits: Health, dental, vision, and mental health benefits including access to providers like:
    • One Medical, Talkspace, KindBody, and Health Advocate
  • Full Time Staff Benefits: Paid Time Off, Birthdays, Volunteering Time
    • PTO ranges from 15 – 24 days/year with additional days allocated for sick time
  • A newly built and sun drenched penthouse office with incredible views over Flatiron
    • Our ‘Acceleration Hub’ is our new NYC HQ located on 5th Ave in the heart of the Flatiron District
  • Help getting here including access to commuter benefits and annual memberships to Citibike
  • Complimentary assortment of healthy snacks and fresh fruits in office
  • A new MacBook Pro laptop for ease of work in office or remotely
  • Dog friendly office!
  • An inspiring atmosphere with supportive colleagues and innovative projects
  • Future career development opportunities with internal and external opportunities for professional growth and networking
  • Epic regular team building and company parties
  • An unwavering belief that we can build, create and grow together!

If you’re looking for a new role with space to directly influence the business and company culture, apply today!


We think of our organization as a tight-knit team built on a foundation of respect. Your gender, your skin color, who you love, or who your big shot uncle is doesn’t make a difference here. Direct Agents is a progressive and open-minded meritocracy. If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as you are.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Direct Agents makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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