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Encodist - Freelance

The Golf Channel

Location: Orlando, FL
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 10/5/2017

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Job Description:

The Encodist works as part of the digital transfer team and is responsible for transferring analog video materials into digital files, and for transcoding to different formats based upon the needs of the facility.

Job Duties

• Digitizing video and audio for storage into Media Asset Management system
• Digitizing video and audio from original tape or disc sources for use in the edit rooms
• Creating digital files for external and internal viewing of edited shows
• Creating files for burning to disc based media (DVD, Blu-Ray, etc.)
• Transcoding of files from and to various digital formats. (e.g., MXF to Quicktime, MPEG to MXF, ProRes to Flash, etc)
• Maintaining archives of digital files for future use
• Communicating and coordinating with clients concerning their encoding needs. (Determining how the footage will be seen, determining the need for security protections, etc.)
• Working with the FTP server to deliver and receive files to and from clients
• Returning of materials to the Library
• Working with the Vantage encoding system to help automate the digitze and transcode operations

Basic Qualifications

• Understanding of television and post production workflows
• Must be proficient in Windows, MAC, AVID, Premiere and Microsoft Office Products
• Understanding of digital video and audio formats (e.g., Quicktime, MPEG, AIFF, etc)
• Understanding of content delivery platforms and how they use video (e.g. Flash, Quicktime, DVD, etc.)

Additional Job Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #36754BR )
• Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL
• Willingness to work overnights and weekends

Desired Characteristics

• Degree in Communications or Computer Science
• Understanding of FTP and the downloading and uploading process
• Working knowledge of SD and HD formats
• Working knowledge of Avid Interplay Access
• Ability to read a Waveform/Vector Scope, and Audio Meters
• Working knowledge of Telestream Vantage Encoding system


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