Feltham

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Senior Post Production Technical Assistant – 1 Year Contract
We have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Post Production Technical Assistant 

You will lead a team of Post Production Technical Assistants and be responsible for overseeing their day-to-day tasks, and conduct operational support for edit systems and editors. 

WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Post Production Technical Assistant to work in our Content Operations department. In this role you will play a key part in the Content Operations Team and be responsible for leading a team of Post Production Technical Assistants, working in conjunction with several other Post Production teams.  


You will be responsible for overseeing their day-to-day tasks, such as the setting up of edit suites at the start of a project, media management, implementing file based workflows and conducting operational support for online, offline and newsroom edit systems and editors.   You will also provide an advisory role for other areas of Post Production and in managing first-line support in for Post Production engineering.


Working with a team of experienced editors, post production engineers and workflow specialists, technical training will be provided to the right candidate to progress career development.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that has worked in a post-production environment for several years and is looking for a new challenge.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? 

  • Managing the workload and rota of the Post Production Technical Assistant team
  • Liaising with Post Bookings and Post Engineering and Media Management departments daily
  • Helping with planning and workflow of new Post Production projects
  • Trouble shooting any Post Production or edit suite issues
  • Assisting with Post Production Technical Assistant work, such as:
  • The preparation of offline and online edit suites
  • Provide operational desktop support for Avid, Premiere Pro & Dalet editing systems
  • Digitising and capturing footage from various sources
  • Working closely with the media management team
  • Assist with transcoding and file based workflows
  • Assist in proofing and QC of digital media encodes and broadcast deliverables
  • Provide operational editing assistance to clients.

Details:
  • You will be generally working within office hours, however you are responsible for making sure that in-house clients and external clients have operational support, so your hours may change on occasion to reflect this.   At times you will be required to work very late shifts and weekends
  • Applicants should have an EU Driving license and a flexible working approach as hours may vary with the need to work some nights and weekends, and you will be responsible for your own transport.

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Candidates must be educated to at least HND level in a media or technically related subject.
  • Strong problem solving skills and experience are crucial
  • Must be confident in communicating with clients
  • Several years’ experience of working with editing systems, ideally an Avid-networked system
  • A strong understanding of video file formats and codecs
  • Experience working as an Edit, or Technical Assistant within a broadcast environment for several years.

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

  • Experience and good knowledge with Avid Media Composer editing
  • Experience and good knowledge with Adobe Premiere editing systems
  • Some Pro Tools experience certainly an advantage.
  • Experience and practice of coming up with basic media workflows
  • Preparation of media: importing, exporting, transcoding, to a variety of formats
  • Experience and knowledge of media management tools
  • Consolidating of media and building simple sequences
  • Experience of dealing with clients in a service environment
  • Basic understanding of networking
  • Confident with PC systems
  • Basic use of MAC and Linux systems.

 

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE…

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Be a thorough and conscientious worker
  • Excellent time management
  • Good communication skills with confident delivery
  • You must be comfortable working within a fast-paced, sports-focused environment
  • An interest in sport and sporting news is not crucial, but that is what you will be working on
  • A desire to learn, take initiative and think on your feet
  • Be responsible for transport home out of hours.

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

Here at Perform Group we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and good at it too! We have over 2,800 employees with an extensive network of freelance specialists. We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re growing rapidly and launching into new global markets every year.

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Performcollaborationinnovationever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

Find out more at www.performgroup.com


BENEFITS

You’ll receive 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel LoanCycle to Work Scheme*, and more.


And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.


*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.


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