Media / Post Production Operator

22000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
20 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading, specialist broadcaster with a global footprint
and an outstanding reputation as a leader in their field.

The Media Services team is responsible for all ingest, recording,
encoding / transcoding, editing/operational support and media
management using some of the most up to date and technically advanced
equipment the industry has to offer.

This role involves strong communication and personal skills as you
will be supporting our projects from ingest to delivery.

You will need to possess an ambitious and open mind coupled with a
high level of attention to detail to proactively support the creative
Production teams who generate award winning content for international

Main Purpose of Job
Responsible for all video content and delivery within the MSA
department, including but not limited to file ingest, digitising for
edits, encode, transcode, edit support, VOD and programme file
delivery for broadcast and international distribution

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Responsible for all video content and delivery within the MSA
• File ingest, rushes ingest, digitizing for edit
• Ingest, encode / transcode of VOD content
• Encode / transcode programme masters including to AS11 spec for UK
• Quality Control (eyeball and file-based) of programme masters & VOD
• Delivery of programme masters and VOD content via Signiant, Aspera,
FTP, etc
• Liaise with UK broadcasters and international customers as required,
in order to confirm delivery and/or troubleshoot.
• File exports from Avid, Premier
• Media management of Avid and Nearline workspaces
• First port of call for edit suites - set up edit suites every
morning, offer edit-side support including first line diagnostics,
restart all edit CPUs every night
• Effectively communicate to Production Services current status of all
projects as required, complete handover form at the end of each shift
• SSD, EVS recording and/or live ingest of incoming feeds
• QC / Tech Check of programme masters, as needed
• Report any issues with equipment within the MSA department to
• You may also be required to carry out any other duties which are
within the scope and purpose of the job.

Person Specification
• Proven experience in a similar department
• Working knowledge of Avid (Premiere / Media Encoder would be
• Understanding of latest file-based software and hardware
• Excellent understanding of file-based workflows
• IT and Media knowledge to include as many of the following as
• Video encoding & transcoding including (multiple codecs)
• Delivering of VOD content to different servers using FTP and SFTP
• Basic knowledge of: Server 2003, 2008, Windows XP, Wintel platforms,
HP G4, G3 and G5
server series, SQL, VPN connectivity, FTP, SFTP and HTTP transfer
• Experience of video production and standards, including operational
experience with
hardware and monitoring platforms
• An understanding of the processes and procedures involved in
delivering content Via
Signiant FTP, Aspera