The Post Production Media Specialist will provide overarching technical and workflow support A+Es internal unscripted production teams, Six West and Category Six. Support will be focused on long-form post production, with additional responsibilities of pre-shoot / shoot advisement and support as it impacts media and assets for the post production process. The role is responsible for maintaining the media supply chain from receipt of assets to final delivery to broadcast and digital channels.
MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Support internal production teams, on tech calls for shoots, pre-pro calls, post production support, ingest, asset archive, delivery, workflow development and troubleshooting.
Serve as a liaison to external vendors handling ingest of shoot media to cloud services.
Liaise daily with Production Management team on media location, availability, and status.
Support remote content production environments working with off-site team members ensuring connectivity, and continuity of the operations.
Onboard and provide technical support to long-form Editors and Assistant Editors working on site and remotely.
Assist in managing on-prem and cloud-based media storage allocations and devices.
Support and administer all media assets, metadata, folders, rules, and access across post production storage and systems both on-site and in the cloud.
Assist in ensuring best practices in workflows and educate clients regarding new and existing procedures from a media management perspective.
Support Vantage workflows for camera Ingest, automated QC and file delivery.
Assist in administering and maintaining SaaS and cloud-based solutions in the post environment.
Assisting the ProdOps Archivist in the preparation of RAW media and sub-masters for backup and archiving.
Liaise with clients to determine which media and projects are complete and can be archived and deleted from active production servers.
Maintaining various systems trackers for resources, projects and assignments.
Work with and take direction from Technical Operations Supervisor for daily assignments.
Work with technology vendors on standing up and supporting virtual machines (VM’s) for Edit and Media Management.
This role may require non-traditional hours beyond a typical M-F 9a-5p schedule.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in post production technical support
Long form, episodic and offline/online experience is preferred
Broadcast or cable television network experience is preferred
Comprehensive knowledge of Post Production workflows and processes
Knowledge of Post Production software and systems including, but not limited to: Avid Media Composer, Avid Storage, Interplay, Vantage, Adobe Creative Suite, Blackbird,
Experience in remote workflows and technologies to enable remote post production: HP-RGS, Avid Edit on Demand, Teradici, BeBop, Premiere Pro Team Projects and Productions.
In-field production experience as an Asst Editor or Media Manager or DIT is a plus
Experience with file transfer and cloud solutions: Aspera, Signiant, Media Silo, Shift, Frame.io, FTP, Lucid Link.
Knowledge of: Airtable, Office 365, MS Teams, Google G-Suite apps, Shift, Windows, Mac OS
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