22 Common Video Editor Interview Questions

Here are some questions that will help you determine if someone has what it takes to be your next video editor:

  1. How do you think your skills as an editor will help you succeed in this job?
  2. How many years of experience do you have?
  3. What kind of editing do you specialize in?
  4. What is your editing style?
  5. What are some recent projects that you've worked on?
  6. Do you have favorite editing software?
  7. What is the best way to edit a video?
  8. How do you know when to use a certain editing style?
  9. What are your responsibilities as a video editor?
  10. What's your biggest professional achievement?
  11. How do you measure success in this role?
  12. How do you approach editing a video?
  13. How do you simplify a project?
  14. What's your favorite thing about editing?
  15. How do you deal with multiple projects at once?
  16. What are some of the most common mistakes that people make when they edit videos?
  17. Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a difficult client or customer service issue.
  18. What is the most challenging thing about working as a video editor?
  19. What made you decide to work in this industry?
  20. What is your workflow like?
  21. What are some common video editing problems and how do you fix them?
  22. Do you have any questions for us?