• Digital Services Operator (Contract)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 4 days ago(9/10/2019 5:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2388
  • Overview

    Do you have a passion for television content, whether for broadcast or distribution?
    Do you have a history of being a valued partner in ensuring world-class content is successfully received, archived and delivered?
    Have you been involved with a team responsible for the maintenance and delivery of television assets?
    Imagine having the opportunity to collaborate with equally passionate and like-minded professionals in enabling the organization to continue their success in content delivery.
    Does reading this get you excited? Are you ready to step up to the challenge? Then it’s time to join our team!

     

    Who We Are

     

    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for the delivery of all backfill titles from DHX’s library to the Wildbrain division of the company. This is to include:

    • Sourcing of the proper masters and collateral elements from our servers
    • Conforming secondary audio within AVID Media Composer
    • Transcoding the files to the Wildbrain technical spec through Vantage
    • Performing Quality Control checks of the files upon completion
    • Delivery of the files to Wildbrain through a file delivery platform such as Signiant or Aspera

    Qualifications

    • 2-3 years’ experience with video editing software, Avid Media Composer preferred
    • Previous experience with with Telestream Vantage or similar enterprise-level transcoding platforms (e.g., Adobe Media Encoder, Alchemist, Zenium)
    • Previous experience performing quality control work on digital files
    • Previous experience working with tight schedules, large and small projects
    • Knowledge of international tape and file formats and frame rates
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Proactive and independent worker
    • Knowledge of Smartsheet an asset
    • Knowledge of file delivery platforms Aspera and Signiant an asset

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