As a freelance videographer/editor, you will plan, shoot, and edit video productions for various projects. The employer will determine the type of project you'll be working on. You'll ensure all video and sound meet quality standards. You'll create storyboards for narrative work. Also, you'll ensure timely execution and delivery of high-quality video productions. Furthermore, you'll be accountable for maintaining assigned video equipment and also ensure that you stay updated with the latest trends in video production.
The basic requirements for this job vary by employers. Employers seek candidates with a bachelor's degree in cinematography, film production, or a related discipline. They also require at least two years of related work experience. Key skills include communication, attention to detail, time management, and multitasking. You must be an expert in camera operation, lighting, and audio capture. You must be proficient in using relevant software. These professionals earn an average annual salary of $49,315. This ranges between $33,000 and $70,000.