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Assistant Editor - 6 Month Contract

WPP AUNZ - Sydney, NSW

Any Industry
Source: uWorkin



We are a global leader in production services, giving our clients the edge by making the best work, brilliantly. We operate in two connected yet distinct markets: traditional production and adaptation, and creative content production driven by data and insight. We combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life.

Hogarth Worldwide is home to 4,500 employees; we operate in 111 languages across 157 markets. We are part of the WPP network.

We believe:

  • Big ideas demand smart delivery (intelligent)
  • In a constant push for better (relentless)
  • Creative can always work harder (outcome driven)
  • The next new thing is only a moment away (innovative)


Working alongside the entire Hogarth Content Studio, the Assistant Editor will be responsible for maintaining key post-production processes, organisation and file management throughout the business.

As the Assistant Editor, you will be involved in a variety of projects from broadcast TV commercials, online content, as well as all forms of video-based advertising and social media content materials.

To be successful in this role, you are expected to possess a strong understanding of Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve, with any experience with After Effects, Autodesk Flame & Photoshop preferable.

You must be organised and work in a structured and process-driven manner to support our full-time and freelance artists.

In the role of the Assistant Editor, you will combine both your creative skills with technical know-how, and will demonstrate an eye for detail, a calm nerve under pressure, and an understanding of storytelling, messaging and branding.

You are expected to be a creative and technical collaborator, to support the team and to attain a high level of work within the department.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities are as follows:


  • When required, take on editing and assembly jobs within Premiere Pro & After Effects.
  • Manage the Offline ingest, compiling & syncing processes of all incoming media.
  • Manage colour grade conforms and render processes, as well as any media requests from Colourists.
  • Oversee the online conform and render processes, as well as any media management or file prep requests from AE Artists and Flame Operators.
  • Effectively manage the final delivery component of all deliverables and specifications across TVC dispatches, online/social and Digital OOH channels.
  • A strong understanding of technical video and audio specs for various outputs and channels.

Post-production management

  • Oversee all upcoming edit suite bookings and manage the setup of hardware/software requirements for all bookings.
  • Assist our full-time and freelance artists through all stages of post-production, offering technical and workflow guidance.
  • Oversee the overall output of the post-production team and QC technical aspects of file delivery.
  • Upkeep of all project data, footage and digital files – including project setup and archiving, transferring of media between Hogarth offices and different partners.
  • Manage the production hardware and allocation to operators, from monitoring solutions, peripherals to grading panels and other computer hardware.
  • Management of production drives for upcoming shoots and for the transfer of assets to various partners.
  • Manage the file management of finalised project folders, including file mastering processes, file upload and tape archive.
  • Further your knowledge of technological advances in post-production processes and editing - production tools, plugins, applications and new techniques.


You must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Advanced knowledge of Post-Production processes, workflows & media management.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve. Any experience with Autodesk Flame, Avid Protools, After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop preferable.
  • You must be technically savvy and have a very close attention to detail.
  • A calm, effective and confident communicator, you will thrive in a fast-paced studio environment.
  • A systematic approach in all that you do while also having the ability to be agile and adapt to ever-changing demands.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to efficiently prioritise requests and adjust and respond appropriately.
  • Excellent service and client management skills with the ability to build rapport and manage ongoing relationships.
  • Concern for quality and pride in all work produced; consistently careful and methodical with a sharp eye for detail to ensure a consistent delivery.
  • The ability to work autonomously, solve problems, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude with a proactive approach to all jobs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, with a strong emphasis on collaboration.

The following are desirable, but not essential:

  • Basic IT or technical troubleshooting experience.
  • A deeper knowledge of colour management processes & colour grading.
  • A deeper knowledge of 3D applications, workflows and processes – Cinema 4D, Nuke & Flame.


Together, our people give us the edge. Together, they make us brilliant.

Our shared behaviours:

Honesty: We communicate openly and honestly

Happy family: We are a diverse and inclusive community

Heart and soul: We are committed to bringing our whole self to work

Hunger: We strive for brilliance every time

Hands-on: We dig and support one another


We are dedicated at creating a truly inclusive culture at all levels of the organisation that encourages different points of view, making Hogarth not only a better company and place to work, but an environment where everyone experiences connection, opportunity and a sense of belonging.

Your growth, development and success are important to us. That's why we have a structured career framework and development program in place, including a clear career plan and access to local and global online learning platforms to support your personal and professional growth.

Balance is important too. Our flexible working arrangements, combining working from home and the office, allow you to balance your professional and personal commitments. Other benefits include Summer Half Days, Birthday Leave, Long Service Leave, perkSpace (our internal platform that offers discounts at hundreds of retailers and service-providers) dog-friendly offices and wellness benefits (including Employee Assistance Program and flu shots, to name a few.)

**Please note: visa sponsorship is not offered for this role. Applicants will have to be based in Australia with full working rights to be considered**