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Edit Assistant

Warner Bros. Discovery

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role…

Warner Bros. Television Production UK is a leading creator and distributor of television content. The group produces long-running television brands in drama, factual, documentary, factual entertainment, and history. The role will work on content produced by Wall to Wall and Twenty Twenty.

Reporting to the Post Production Operations Manager, you will be part of an in-house post-production team based in London, that will work across all group companies providing excellent service and support to all our clients.

As a highly skilled Edit Assistant with experience of working in a busy post-production facility, you will play a key role within the team by ensuring that all post-production tasks run smoothly. You will have proven customer service skills and a detailed knowledge of post-production workflows, including file-based processes, QC and delivery to UK and international broadcasters.

Your Role Accountabilities…

  • Ensure all offline and online edits are correctly setup and ready before use.
  • Ensure safe backup of camera card material.
  • Label and manage file-based material and any relevant metadata.
  • Consolidating/transcoding file-based footage.
  • Grouping and syncing of cross-shot camera rushes – creating sync maps using group clips and ISO audio.
  • Conform and picture-check final cuts prior to online.
  • Exporting and uploading sequences or clips at various specs for client viewing and transcriptions.
  • Wrapping-up of finished projects for Grade/Online and Pro Tools mix sessions.
  • Exporting of AAF files.
  • Assist with general upgrades and maintenance of equipment.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • Extensive knowledge of Avid Media Composer/Symphony, Nexis and Nearline shared storage.
  • Knowledge of file-based workflows and formats.
  • Understanding of Avid offline editing, specifically with bin management, metadata, multi-cam and project organisation.
  • Be able to troubleshoot and provide support for technical issues.
  • Understanding of the post-production pipeline and final processes including online, grading & audio, AQC (Vidcheck) & QC.
  • Understanding of camera formats, colour spaces, LUT’s and their integration with Post workflows.
  • Knowledge of data wrangling and backing up rushes to external drives.
  • Familiarity with cloud and FTP portals including Box and Aspera.
  • Ability to manage and guide clients who need to hit delivery deadlines in a pressurised environment.

Bonus Points…

  • Understanding of channel tech specs and the principles of AS11 and streaming platform delivery.
  • Understanding of UHD/HDR resolutions and delivery.
  • Familiarity with VT decks and digitising formats such as HDCam SR, XDCam, Digibeta.
  • Familiarity with HP Anyware, Teradici and PCoIP connectivity.
  • Experience of online scheduling tools, such as Farmer's Wife.
  • Good knowledge of DaVinci Resolve, Baselight Editions, Content Agent, Blackbird, Vidchecker, CineX Tools and Pro-Tools.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.
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