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Global Media Technician

  • Location: Centennial, Arapahoe, Colorado
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2021

Job Description:

  • Work with a highly motivated team of individuals who are responsible for the fulfillment of media content to clients distribution outlets, including its cable networks, owned television stations and online destinations. A QC Technician must perform quality control of content for International and Domestic distribution using several technical processes & technologies including, but not limited to, encoding, exporting, transcoding, restoring, editing and transferring.

Preferred:

  • Bachelors or 2 year degree in Communications or Media 

  •  Experience in international broadcast operations or media especially in a quality control capacity.

  • Understanding of international files standards & frame rates

  • 2-5 years of experience in the multi-channel broadcast facility doing content-prep and quality-control work 

  • Professional experience with SD & HD tape decks and/or file formats and specifications.

  • Intermediate understanding of audio and video signal flow (waveform monitors, vector scopes, patch bay and routing systems) 

  • Prior experience using Media Asset Management (MAM) and centralized workflow software.

  • Operational familiarity with content distribution technologies such as Aspera, Signiant, Pathfire and Pitch Blue.

 Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a production, post production, broadcast, or communications environment

  •  Minimum 2 years of experience in a job or school related activity using computers and software applications including MS outlook, MS Word, & MS Excel.

  • Knowledge of various media formats/VTRs (Digibeta, HDcam, XDcam), file types (QT, WMV, MXF, DNX, DV, etc) and video standards (NTSC, PAL)

  • Basic understanding of digital video/audio including compression codecs, file systems, file transfer applications and Content Distribution Management (FTP, Pitch Blue, Pathfire, etc.)

Example products that you’ll be working:

  • /VTRs (Digibeta, HDcam, XDcam), file types (QT, WMV, MXF, DNX, DV, etc) and video standards (NTSC, PAL)

  • Content Distribution Management (FTP, Pitch Blue, Pathfire, etc.)

  • Media Asset Management (MAM) and centralized workflow software.

  • Content distribution technologies such as Aspera, Signiant, Pathfire and Pitch Blue.

Everyday you’ll do these kinds of things:

  • Perform quality control of all digital media for International and Domestic distribution.

  • QC all content for distribution - Ensure technical specifications for all encoded and transcoded files including foreign languages with the expectation of making zero errors or defects.

  • Perform ingest and segmentation of syndicated file deliveries and live video feeds for quick turn broadcast.

  • Learn and perform all media prep processes in the Media Operations Center & any additional processes that are created in the future.

  • Provide delivery support of digital media to internal departments, international needs and external partnerships

  • Troubleshoot basic problems and issues in the media prep workflow following escalation procedure and maintaining client communication.

  • Occasionally provide documentation regarding workflow Standard Operating Procedures.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.