Working within Post Production, the Promo Packaging Editor is primarily responsible for editing and packaging promo campaigns for the EMEA network channels and (as required) any of the other internal client workflows if priorities dictate.
This role requires advanced editing skills using Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere . It also involves advanced use of the Adobe After Effects graphics package.
Understanding of Broadcast and technical Post Production workflows are a must.
The Promo Packaging Editor will support the Technical Operations Supervisor in providing high levels of customer services to the EMEA Pay TV network channels, as well as other internal clients.
The Promo Packaging Editor will be required to highlight any client needs, edit sessions, workflow challenges / efficiencies or technical / operational problems to the Technical Operations Supervisor.
This role also includes Quality Assessment work.
Edit and package content according to Discovery tech specs, network style guides and make lists using Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects
Ensure that all aspects of compliance Codes of Practice relating to the channels and broadcast are observed
Engage with the relevant regional Promo teams to maintain the look and feel of the Discovery channels and provide timely completion of all campaigns.
Receive, check and utilize assets of various kinds for edit and packaging work, communicating any issues or missing materials promptly to Promo Edit Bookings, the Promo Edit Coordinators and the Promo Production Manager
Compile all picture and audio elements and check in to Audio department for mixing (Pro Tools)
Take delivery of finished audio sessions and upload to relevant cloud folders for Producer approval, as well as back up folders as required
Update department scheduling tool (SchedulALL) as tasks or campaigns are completed
Report any technical problems to the Post Production Engineering team and feedback any issues to the Technical Operations Supervisor
Maintain QC standards of newly created materials
Able to thoroughly carry out metadata entry tasks
An impeccable attention to detail is a must
Methodically and diligently work through production schedules
Responsible for ensuring all operational procedures are followed
Prioritise and deal with queries as quickly and efficiently as possible
Analyse the current workflow and propose / report anything that can be improved
Log any technical or operational errors experienced on shift
Ad hoc duties
You may be required to work shifts (days, nights and weekends shifts)
Advanced knowledge of Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere is absolutely essential
Advanced knowledge and relevant experience of After Effects
Good understanding of compliance regulatory code of practices, the DPP and EBU regulations
Ability to diagnose and repair erroneous content
Basic understanding of the AVID Interplay server is a plus
Ability to coordinate, prioritize and edit in a fast paced environment
Ability to work well under pressure
Technical training and experience in a recognized creative agency, promo team, post facility or media based organization.
Advanced knowledge of file based workflows and broadcast technology
Good operational knowledge of editing working within a team environment
Excellent understanding of video and audio theory
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to identify and prioritize problems
Decision making skills