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Robert Down

  • Editor / Quality Controller / Ingest Operator
  • London, UK
  • 26/07/2021
Full time Media-Journalism Broadcast Engineering

Personal Summary

An experienced and well skilled media quality control professional with over 25 years in the
Broadcasting industry. Quick to learn and develop an already vast array of skills and abilities to suit the
needs of the project or content being produced. Adept at working effectively within a multi-disciplined
team at all levels, with many years' experience of understanding, evaluating and correcting problems in
the field.

Key Skills
• Fast learner and able to work towards new skills on the job
• Adaptable and flexible approach to work
• Proficient with computer software such as Adobe Premiere and Final Cut
• Full driving licence
• Excellent timekeeping skills and able to meet deadlines and targets
• Good eye and attention to detail
• Ability to Stay patient and calm during stressful situations

Work Experience

Editor / Quality Controller / Ingest Operator
Jan 1993 - Mar 2021 MTG/ Encompass digital media

Encompass Digital Media
Started role with the organisation previously known as MTG which was later ovrtaken by Encompass
Digital Media. Across these organisations I have worked several positions during my time and some of the responsibilities I have undertaken include but are not limited to:

• Experienced VT operator from Bet SP through to full HD
• Knowledge of media asset management systems Pharos and Mediaflex
• Ingesting of both long and short term digital media
• Quality control of media assets ensuring specifications are met
• Recording of live feeds
• Experienced with editing software such as Adobe Premiere and Final Cut
• Essential Editing skills from 5.1 through to multilingual content
• Previewing content for transmision
• Liaising with customers to ensure compliance, quality and specifications are upheld
• Providing final say on content quality for transmission
References Are Available Upon Request