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Media Operator

  • Prime Focus Technologies UK Ltd
  • 20/05/2022
Full time QA-Quality Control Content Distribution Post-Production

Job Description

Prime Focus Technologies has an exciting opportunity to join our team of talented Media Operators delivering services for Channel 4.

What will I be doing?

  • Learning about end-to-end workflows for all Channel 4 channels
  • Ingesting, reviewing and quality checking content 
  • Performing "full eyeball" reviews and "three point spot checks"
  • Interpreting automated QC reports from Vidchecker and Baton
  • Remastering content and repairing QC defects
  • Monitoring online simulcast streaming, the turnaround of live programmes for on demand, and automated creation for Channel 4 services
  • Using a MAM to record accurate QC and timecode data
  • Working with a range of systems, including CLEAR™, Harmonic, Elemental, AWS to deliver an efficient, accurate and professional service
  • Working as part of a talented team covering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our Leeds Media Operations Centre

What do I need?

(Training on any bespoke systems will be provided)

  • A keen interest in the aims and output of Channel 4
  • An understanding and experience of working in media operations
  • Demonstrable knowledge of video and audio formats, codecs and standards
  • Expertise with Adobe Premiere or similar
  • Ability to interpret waveform monitors and audio metering for signal analysis
  • Knowledge of common file formats and common video and audio defects
  • Knowledge of UK DPP QC standards and the ITU-R 5-point scale
  • Ability to remaster content and repair QC defects
  • Experience of handling physical video tape is a bonus
  • Enthusiasm and a good sense of humour
  • A positive, proactive and flexible approach

How do I apply?

Please email your CV and a cover letter telling us what makes you the ideal candidate.