Video and Motion Graphics Editor

Remote - Washington, DC

We’re looking for a creative and flexible video and motion graphics editor with 3+ years of professional experience who is interested in producing creative that is made specifically for digital platforms and who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Our ideal candidate is someone who is both knowledgeable and curious about the quickly changing best practices of digital video creative, and who will notice if something is 5px off-center.

This is a full-time remote position through November 2022. Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. Please submit your portfolio or work examples with your application materials

As part of the Creative team, you will: 

  • Balance multiple projects at various stages of production and see them through concept to completion utilizing original and stock video footage, 2D motion and visual effects, audio effects, graphics, composited text, animation 

  • Sometimes independently, sometimes working with a team of designers and editors, develop creative concepts based on direction provided in scripts and make design decisions 

  • Keep up to date with creative trends and best practices of digital platforms

  • Ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced work environment, and communicate necessary timeline adjustments to the team when needed

  • Assist with remote video shoots as needed

  • Find and manage stock video and B-roll, voiceover artists and background sound

  • Assure high quality in video creative produced by our team

We’re looking for:

  • At least 3 years of video editing and motion design experience

  • Experience creating video for digital platforms, ideally in the political or advocacy space

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere) and understanding of the most up-to-date video software, tactics, and trends

  • Knowledge of the entire production process and experience creating video for a variety of platforms

  • Knowledge of media asset management platforms and solutions

  • Top-notch project management skills — excellent organization, communication, flexibility and attention to detail

  • Quick editing skills with an eye for type and design fundamentals

  • Strong sensibility for compelling pacing, music, graphics, type, and storytelling

  • Professional demeanor; ability to work well with people at all levels and ability to navigate relationships with other creatives

  • Superior project and time management capabilities 

  • Flexibility and resilience; ability to meet deadlines and work around obstacles by creatively solving problems with work output and communicating clearly with the team 

  • Interest or experience in progressive politics is preferred

Relevant details:

  • Salary band: $71,000-$90,000

  • Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-funded health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance for employee; healthcare flexible spending account; employee assistance plan; 401k plan with employer match; student loan repayment plan with employer match; monthly cell phone and public transit allowance; work from home stipend; professional development stipend; open leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays; and more.

  • This is a full-time, exempt position and evening and weekend work can be expected at key points during the election cycle. This is a union-represented position.

  • This is a cycle position through November 2022.

  • This position is based in our office in Washington, DC. Due to COVID-19, all employees have the option of remote work through at least January 2023. 

About Rising Tide:

Rising Tide Interactive works with Democratic and progressive campaigns, committees, PACs, and nonprofits to develop and implement the digital strategies that win races and create change. Since 2011, we’ve worked with clients like Sen. Tim Kaine, Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee,, Voto Latino, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and the Southern Poverty Law Center.  We’re ready for our best election cycle yet in 2021 and 2022. 

Excited about this role but not sure if you meet all of the qualifications? We encourage you to apply anyway. We’re always looking for talented people of all backgrounds to join our team. We prioritize creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment where everyone is empowered to do their best work. Candidates from all backgrounds, including people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in the job application or interview process, please email with the subject line “Accommodations Request”.

Rising Tide Interactive participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Rising Tide Interactive is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before Rising Tide Interactive can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Rising Tide Interactive can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.