Video Editor with 2D Motion Design Skills role at Lucid Dream in Durham

Lucid Dream in Durham is hiring a Video Editor with 2D Motion Design Skills

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We’re Lucid Dream. We help commercial-stage life science companies transform the way they educate, train, and explain. We use tech and techniques from the video game industry to make static information come to life, and to help biotech companies explain their science in a more intuitive and memorable way.

Located in the heart of downtown Durham, NC, our office at American Tobacco Campus is a short walk from world-class dining and entertainment venues, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, and the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC).


We are seeking a Video Editor with a strong background in 2D motion design to join our Creative Services team in Durham, North Carolina. As a Video Editor at Lucid Dream, you will play a key role in creating visually stunning and engaging video content for our clients in the life sciences industry, leveraging your creativity, critical thinking, and collaborative mindset to raise our standards while meeting tight deadlines.

Our video projects include patient testimonials, physician interviews, scientific explainers, drone filming, 360 VR content, and more. You will work closely with our creative team and project managers to develop graphic-driven storytelling content and bring our video projects to life. The ideal candidate will be a great video editor, a great 2D motion graphics artist, and have a general interest in science.


  • Edit and assemble raw video footage into a polished, high-quality final product.
  • Utilize your 2D motion design skills to enhance and bring creativity to our video projects, including title cards, transitions, on-screen text, 2D icons, etc.
  • Collaborate with our creative team to conceptualize and execute video concepts.
  • Ensure video projects are delivered on time and meet or exceed client expectations.
  • QA your work prior to submission.
  • Maintain and organize video assets and project files.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and software to continually improve your skills.
  • Occasionally assist with on-set production, as needed.


  • Minimum of 3 years of professional video editing experience.

  • Proficiency in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.

  • Experience designing and creating 2D motion design and a desire to grow your animation skills.

  • A creative and artistic eye for video composition and storytelling.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.

  • Experience with 3D content creation, Maya and/or Unity a plus.

  • Ability to create / sketch storyboards for video projects is a plus.


  • Robust company culture committed to our core mission and values
  • Amazing group of talented colleagues, and a management team dedicated to transparent leadership and helping everyone grow and thrive
  • Competitive pay
  • Employer-sponsored healthcare / dental / vision
  • Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Responsible Paid Time-Off Policy
  • Hybrid work environment (WFH Mon/Fri, in-office Tu/We/Thu)
  • Parental Leave Policy (commensurate with tenure)
  • Downtown Durham office
  • Monthly team-building events