Video Editor for Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games

Job Position(s): Video Editor
Project Type: Various
Job Date: Ongoing
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Non-Union


Rockstar Games is looking for a highly capable and experienced video editor who can work with a team to capture game footage and edit video game trailers to the highest standard. The ideal candidate will have experience with both drama and documentary and able to craft a compelling narrative. This is a hands on position, capturing footage alone or working with a team of capture artists and then editing a high quality trailer.

Storytelling is a very important aspect of our games, so the editor must be able to communicate the emotional content and excitement of a game within a 60 second format. This is an interactive procedure, part of the trailer making process is shooting scenes in a virtual 3D world using proprietary tools. You will need to be not only an editor but a director and cinematographer as well.


  • Create game trailers, TV commercials, and other marketing and production-based materials.
  • Edit high-end marketing materials in both a supervised and unsupervised capacity.
  • Initiate concepts and work within a team to develop the best assets possible.
  • Take responsibility for projects and self-produce/direct when necessary, or alternatively work closely with a director to realize a specific vision.


  • 5+ years of editing experience
  • Fluency in AVID media composer interface.
  • Experience working under tight deadlines and maintaining a positive attitude under pressure is required.


  • Keen interest and knowledge of video games.
  • People skills and ability to work as part of a team are of utmost importance.
  • Ability to take direction when required, while also able to autonomously direct a team to capture specific game footage when necessary.


  • A showreel or portfolio that demonstrates an ability to make materials of varying styles is required to be considered for this role.

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