Post Tech Specialist
Operations & Technical Services - Englewood Cliffs, NJ

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Major Goal: To assist the Post Production editors and producers with the proper technical file ingest and management of server content. Coordination support needed to complete projects by their designated deadlines. Have the ability to edit certain jobs that may not require an editor. Maintain server, portable drives and projects

Key Responsibilities
• Ingest and or transcode content into server to be used in either Avid Media Compose, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative suite edit sessions
• Maintain material for edit sessions in a non-linear server environment
• Provide assistance to editors and producers
• Meet client satisfaction by creating and sending files for approval
• Review with Scheduling and or Producer to coordinate materials needed for session
• Communicate with Post Project Coordinator on reception and distribution of materials with outside producers, editors or production house
• Coordinate with Post Project coordinator, producers and/or editors on material needed for sessions, create a digital hi-res copy for delivery to editors/clients as well as achieve a backup copy for DR
• Acquire necessary equipment needed to ensure a smooth workflow
• Serve as liaison between edit room and the scheduling department
• Building compilation reels unsupervised per client or editors request
• Work with Post Management on workflow and process improvements as technology changes
• Graphics support to ensure that they meet desirable specifications and will meet project needs
• A minimum of 2 years experience in post-production and knowledge of editing and QC screening
• Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Avid and Final Cut, Adobe Creative Suite experience required
• Digital file format, codecs and camera knowledge required
• Knowledge of editing in an digital environment
• Digital delivery knowledge needed
• Flexible Work Schedule Over-nights and weekends
Desired Characteristics
• Detail-oriented
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to train others
• Extremely organized
• Work independently or well with others
• Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction