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Post Production Technical Assistant (UK 0582) - Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • Department:Production Services
  • Job Title:Post Production Technical Assistant (UK 0582)
  • Reports to:Post Production Operations Manager
  • Location:Leeds
  • Hours of Work:37.5 h

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Post Production Technical Assistant.  In this role you will play a key part in the Content Operations Team.  You will be responsible for setting up edit suites at the start of a project, assist with media management and operationally implement file based workflows.  As well as this, you will provide first line support for online and offline editing systems, clients and editors. The Technical Assistant works in conjunction with a team of experienced editors, post production engineers, media managers and workflow specialists; working within a shifted rota system.  Technical training will be provided to progress career development.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?

% of role

Assisting the preparation and setup of offline and online edit suites

5

Provide first line operational support for Avid, Premiere Pro & Dalet editing systems

15

Provide strong operational editing assistance to clients

15

Capture footage from various sources, transcoding content and adhering to stipulated file based workflows

35

Be responsible for instigating and overseeing the downloading an uploading of content

15

Assist with the scheduling of Airspeed records and other recording methods

5

Assist and support media management needs, including supporting archive processes

5

Assist with the quality control of digital media encodes and broadcast deliverables

5

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

Skill Level (out of 4)

Experience working with Avid and Adobe Premiere editing systems

3

Experience of dealing with clients in a service environment and being able to communicate technical and non-technical information well

4

A basic understanding of video file formats and codecs is required

2

Experience importing ,exporting, transcoding, ‘AMA’ing files, making video and audio mixdowns and exporting AAF files.

2

Confident using PC systems and basic use of Mac and Linux systems

4

Willingness to travel and work within our other locations as needed

4

 

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

Candidates must be educated to at least HND level in a media or technically related subject.
Experience working as a Runner, Production Assistant or Technical Assistant within a broadcast environment is desirable
Experience using Avid Interplay and Dalet MAM
Some experience of Pro Tools systems.  Experience supporting small technical issues, loading content into Sessions and exporting media
Experience consolidating media and building simple Avid sequences
Basic understanding of networking
Experience and knowledge of media management tools
 

 

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

Planning and organising – Organising work by taking into account deadlines and available resources
Communicating with impact – Clearly convey information and technical concepts to individuals in a manner that helps them clearly understand
Drive and energy – Achieving goals by sometimes being willing to ‘go the extra mile’.
Teamwork and collaboration – Willingness to support others within your team to deliver objectives and actively participate in team meetings
Flexibility and adaptability – Making effective judgements about scheduled tasks and prioritise as necessary
Flexibility and adaptability – Working effectively in high pressure, fast turnaround working environment and have the ability to rapidly adapt to new information, technical obstacles and changing conditions
Learn and grow – Finding and maximize opportunities for growth and development and seek opportunities to learn
Self-awareness – Recognising where you need support with a task and able to seek the correct advice
Customer orientations – Being prepared to go beyond basic service expectations to help complete client requests satisfactorily
Creativity and innovation: Ability to attempt different approaches when problem solving, seeking ideas or suggestions from others as appropriate

 

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

Here at Perform 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 really good at it too!!

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

 

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 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%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking is available for Feltham offices. We also have a subsidised canteen at Feltham with Starbucks coffee from £1.

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform 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 a number of countries around the world!

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

 

Find out more about what we do!

 

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