Educational Video Editor

Cape Town, South Africa

We need you!

We’re looking for a graphic designer to join our cozy production team in Cape Town!

We are a full-service online learning partner, dealing with projects and clients from all over the world in all sorts of industries! Our ideal candidate should be a dynamic, problem-solving person who can work in a fast-paced environment with diligence for attention to detail. They should have a keen eye for beautiful video, confidence in their abilities, and the ability to keep enthusiasm throughout the day.

Our video editors work closely with our amazing learning design team and video producers to create visually compelling learning videos. Video editors are responsible for all aspects of post-production and will need to be well-organized and communicate well with the rest of the team.

Only applications with CVs and portfolios or showreels will be considered but no music video edits or abstract art. A short list of candidates will be given a 'simple' test edit to complete, successful applicants will then be interviewed.

To do!

  • You will work closely with the production team to understand best practice in editing digital learning content, according to Construct’s digital principles.

  • Apply a foundational level of video editing knowledge and skills to develop compatible
    learning videos for a range of learners that meet best practice standards​

  • Attend squad kick-off meeting and daily squad stand-ups (until course completion)

  • Support the production team to run the course videos through approval processes, as required.
    E.g. Processing client feedback and mapping all video activity to Construct’s quality
    standards for learning and visual design

  • Engage with the latest external thinking and best practice in video editing

  • Support the Lead Editor with answering any queries they may have as they create and coordinate videos for courses

The key skills required for this role are:

  • Experience in educational editing preferred (online course videos, etc.)

  • Premiere CC skills are essential


  • Experience working with templated motion graphics (e.g. essential graphics) 


  • After Effect CC knowledge is a bonus


  • Ability to adhere to deadlines


  • Able to think conceptually and apply it to a project


  • Excellent level of attention to detail

  • Adapts to situations and understands new concepts quickly

  • Experience working with remote teammates

  • Innovative and creative in approaching challenges

  • Proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as part of a
    multi-disciplinary squad

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills​


  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships​​

  • Communicate confidently, clearly and effectively, both in written and verbal form

  • Effectively use online collaboration tools e.g. Slack, Zoom, Google Docs

  • Fluent in English, writing and speaking



And enjoy

  • Being part of a rapidly growing company, change, and the ability to adapt to change
    is inherently part of our culture.

  • Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen

  • Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners

  • Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together

  • Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness

  • Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact

In return, we’ll give you


The opportunity to join a talented and passionate team with unlimited opportunity for professional growth. You will have the chance to shape your own career path while also contributing to the company growth as well as that of our partners.

The detail



Cape Town, South Africa

Education level

Ideally Master’s level (minimum of Undergraduate Degree level) qualification, ideally Ed-Tech or Education-related



Experience in video editing required. Only CVs with portfolios will be considered. A short list will be given a simple ‘test’ design take to complete, successful applicants will then be interviewed!


Role type

Contract opportunity with the view of becoming permanent





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