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Senior Video Editor (UK 0787)

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  • Department: DAZN
  • Job Title: Senior Video Editor (UK 0787)
  • Reports to: Post-Production Operations Manager
  • Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (including occasional weekend work)
WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

As a Senior Editor, you will play a pivotal role in leading the creatives for both long and short sports programming for our newest territory – Canada! You will have the opportunity to create house styles and mentor the edit team to produce exciting and innovative ranges of content. Using strong operational and creative skills, you will enjoy creating high quality finishing across a range of content and material.

You will have solid technical understanding of edit equipment including patching, monitoring, use of legaliser, plug-ins, scopes/ software video and/or colour monitoring tools and PSC plug-ins. 

You will thrive in our fast-paced environment and have extensive experience delivering fast-turnaround projects, meeting broadcast deadlines for delivery and using your creative flair for promo work.

Please be aware that although this role is predominantly Monday to Friday, there will be some requirement to be flexible in line with exciting sporting events across difference timezones.

Regrettably, we are unable to provide sponsorship for this role so you must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role  
Edit sports content to include working on promos, match day features, magazine shows and preview and review packages. 50%
Manage the edit team to provide them with guidance, mentoring and training and to instil key house styles. 20%
Work closely with the Post Production Operations Manager on strategy for the edit team technically, operationally and managerially. 10%
Determine the look and style of certain packages communicate them effectively to the rest of the team. 10%
Represent the edit department on all key working practice updates, working closely with relevant support teams to ensure any workflow developments, software/ hardware upgrades are fully tested and approved for operational use. 10%
DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW?  
Avid Online QC skills, Premiere-based editing software skills and experience using interplay.
Broadcast experience in both long and short-form editing.
Avid sports fan.
Grading ability using the Avid Symphony colour correction tools and good knowledge of both Boris and Sapphire plugins.
Understanding of technical support lines, and the ability to ensure these processes are followed and deadlines upheld.
DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?
Experience leading or managing an edit team.
Adobe Premier experience
Understanding of new tapeless ingest workflows and/or exposure to traditional SDI workflows.
Experience in creating GFXs and an understanding of GFX workflows.
THESE ARE THE DAZN COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….
Managing through People – Ability to engage and enable people to perform at their best
Planning & Organising – Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity
Creativity & Innovation – Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business
 
IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT DAZN, THEN READ ON…

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re launching into new global markets every year.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Check out DAZN here.

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*Childcare Voucher 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.

Find out more at  http://media.dazn.com and www.performgroup.com