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Post Production Media Operator/Edit Assistant

Job Description

Date: Jan 9, 2020

Job Description: 
This vacancy is for a Post Production Media Operator/Edit Assistant based at Channel 4’s headquarters in Victoria. The Production Centre provides Post Production facilities for Channel 4’s internal departments and the successful candidate will be from a post-production background, bringing with them knowledge of post-production procedures and experience of programme delivery for transmission.
The role is suitable for someone with a minimum of 1 years’ experience in broadcast or working in post-production and must have Avid editing experience.
Being part of a multi-skilled team working in our busy Digital Media area, this role demands someone who is naturally organised with excellent communication skills who can juggle multiple requests.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To carry out routine operations such as conforms, file exports, Video AAFs, EDLs, digicuts and digitising into Avid Media Composer and managing media within an Avid Interplay environment.
  • QC experience.
  • To carry out simple editing tasks.
  • To do all manner of file transfers using various encoding software and hardware within the Digital Media area to uploads a variety of video and audio files.
  • Knowledge of current camera formats and the ability to deal with various codec’s, handling 4k media, DCP, DPP files
  • Understand how to prepare edit suites, kit and media for the Editors and be proficient at managing media storage, ingesting and transferring media.
  • To carry out tasks using HDCam SR and Digibeta decks.
  • To communicate and react efficiently and effectively to urgent bookings as and when requested by the Bookings team.
  • To manage movement of files and tapes including all paperwork associated with media as required
  • To work as part of a team and maintain good working relationships and service levels with C4 clients.


  • Solid working knowledge of Avid, Interplay and Adobe Media Encoder.
  • Experience of working in a busy post production Digital Media environment.
  • Good general IT and problem solving skills
  • File export and encoding

 Person Specification:

  • Willingness to learn and develop skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Initiative
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good client handling skills and experience working with a variety of clients
  • Experience& familiarity with Avid edit products and storage
  • Knowledge of post-production workflows
  • Knowledge of a broadcast environment
  • Proven ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team

 Experience & Knowledge (ideally):

  • Knowledge of Pro Tools, Smoke Assist, After Effects and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of Scheduling software


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Primary country and city: United Kingdom (GB) || || London || ServEng

Req ID: 311043