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Global Media Technician
Ref No.: 18-01569
Location: Centennial, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:TV/Film/Musicians
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Position: Global Media Technician
Location: Centennial, CO
Schedule: Sunday - Tuesday 9:00PM - 7:30AM, Wednesday - Friday 9:00PM - 7:30AM
Pay Rate: $18.00 - $21.00/hour
Benefits: ACA Compliant Benefits Available
Screenings: Background screenings prior to start date

  • Work with a highly motivated team of individuals who are responsible for the fulfillment of media content to the Distribution outlets including, but not limited to, its cable networks, and online destinations.
  • A media operations technician must manage, enter, and find content on various platforms, transform and QC that content for distribution using several technical processes & technologies including, but not limited to, encoding, exporting, transcoding, restoring, editing and transferring.
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain On-Air continuity completing all content for air according to the Automated material management systems.
  • Encode audio/video clips in various formats (Flash, Mpeg, Windows Media, QuickTime, etc.) for multiple platforms while following and maintaining department specifications and standards
  • Learn and perform all SD & HD Technical Processes and technologies in the Media Operations Center & any additional process that are created in the future.
  • Perform any necessary alterations and then QC all content to complete for distribution with the expectation of making 0 errors or defects.
  • Support NBC Universal’s Program Prep, Program Screening, On-Air Marketing and Programming with all of their ingest , export, and down-conversion needs.
  • Learn and perform library functions as needed including but not limited to Bar-coding, Labeling, Filing, & Retrieving tapes and other content in an efficient & timely manner.
  • Provide delivery support of digital media to internal departments, international needs and external partnerships
  • Troubleshoot basic problems and issues that arise with transcoding, exporting and delivery of video files
  • Ensure technical specifications and quality control for all encoded and transcoded files
  • Additional duties as needed and assigned by Supervisor(s)
  • 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)
  • Some prior experience with digital video/audio including compression codecs, file systems, file transfer applications such as FTP and Content Distribution Management.
  • A team player, who is always respectful, follows rules and policy, has good communication skills, and maintains a positive attitude
  • A punctual, hardworking, disciplined, and dependable individual
  • Bachelors or 2 year degree in Communications or Media
  • Experience in international broadcast operations or media
  • Fluency or intermediate understanding of other languages
  • 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
  • Editing capabilities on Avid or Final Cut Pro
  • An Understanding of SD & HD tape and/or file formats and specifications
  • Fundamental DVD authoring and mastering skills with software such as Nero
  • Intermediate understanding of audio and video signal flow (waveform monitors, vector scopes, patch bay and routing systems)
  • Prior experience using encoding software / hardware (Telestream, Inlet, Rhozet, etc.)