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Technical Edit Support

  • Gravity Media
  • London, UK
  • 28/05/2024
Full time Broadcast Engineering Editing / Editor / Edit Assistant

Job Description

EMG/Gravity delivers an unparalleled range of media services and solutions to clients worldwide: 30 offices, more than 100 outside broadcast trucks and flypacks and 40 studios across the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the United States and Australia, offering market-leading broadcast, technology, production, and post-production solutions across many of the world’s most-watched live events and entertainment programmes and working with the world’s most renowned sports rights holders, production houses and broadcasters.

The group’s acknowledged broadcast technology and production partnerships across major sports including UEFA EUROs, Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, Champions League and Premiership football, Formula E, the Bathurst 1000, the ATP Tour, Australian Open, US Open and French Open, Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Tour Down Under, NBC Sports and College Sports across the US, the World Aquatics Championships, the Melbourne Cup, the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

The Role

Part of the EMG / Gravity Media technology team at the new cutting edge broadcast facility in Westworks, White City. Working in a support team responsible for the BAU support and post technical workflows within the facility. You must have accountability and be able to work well within a team.

You will be able to communicate clearly, both written and verbal to technical colleagues and to non-technical partners.

Responsibilities

  • Requiring editing skills using Adobe Premiere and Avid Media Composer and an ability to provide first line operational support to Editors working on these platforms.
  • Demonstrating strong troubleshooting and communication skills to diagnose issues, escalate where appropriate and take responsibility for the full resolution.
  • Working with Avid Interplay and the associated suite of tools and assisting editors in their usage.
  • Preparing and deliver files for transmission, ensuring all metadata and compliance standards are met.
  • Adhering to preventative maintenance checks and procedures.
  • Adhering to handover guidelines.
  • Liaise with clients ensuring that all deliverables are realistic and understood.
  • Supporting and mentoring junior members of the Westworks facility.

Competencies

To enable you to perform this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following as a minimum:

  • Be able to communicate effectively with freelancers, ensuring they have clear information around job requirements and deliverables
  • Capable of collaboration and engaging with tasks with others in the edit support team
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team, and to remain calm under pressure
  • A positive, enthusiastic manner with an ability to react tactfully and sympathetically to requests from all stakeholders
  • Adept at being pro-active and able to identify potential issues before they occur
  • Knowledge and experience of media, editing and general computer systems
  • A clear understanding of the fundamentals of file-based editing workflows and various file transcoding, processing & delivery systems

We are open to applicants with varying levels of expertise

This job description details the key elements of the role and is not an exhaustive list of all duties. Job roles evolve over time and job holders may be required to complete additional tasks in line with business needs.