SDI MediaLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
The Transform Operator 1, Media Services will encode/transcode customer content for distribution to Broadcasters, Video On Demand (VOD), Electronic Sell Through and new technologies as they emerge. In addition, The Transform Operator 1 is responsible for potential audio/video editing, being able to identify media specifications/troubleshoot, and creating proxy files to be used in the production and timing of subtitle and caption file creation.
Principle Duties & Responsibilities
Encode audio/video assets from any available source asset to specification using the SDI prescribed workflows and equipment
Transcode audio/video assets from any available source asset to specification using the SDI prescribed workflows and equipment
Perform audio/video editing, layback and standards conversion using the SDI prescribed workflows and equipment
Perform audio/video specification quality assurance prescribed by SDI's policy and procedures in advance of hand off to Quality Control
Perform delivery of assets via accelerated digital delivery mechanisms using the SDI prescribed workflows and equipment
Troubleshoot and correct reported issues with assets and escalate to production managers and engineering as necessary
Maintain an up to the minute accurate account of production and task status in SDI's job management systems
Stay current with SDI workflows and workflow change management updates and tutorials
Must be able to demonstrate:
The ability to perform the office of WMO1, WMO2, and WMT. In addition to the following
Demonstrate the ability to multitask
An understanding of subtitle and closed caption formats
An understanding of telecine and its purpose
An understanding of ''codecs'' and their uses
Demonstrate the ability to detect audio video errors
Understanding of encoders and transcoders
Understanding of ''metadata'' and its function
Understanding of ''Non Linear Editors''
Understanding of digital file transport services
Qualifications and Experience
Audio/Video certifications/degrees preferred or equivocal work experience
Two years of related technical experience
Subject to proficiency test related to digital media
Proficiency in NLE suites such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere
SDI Media is the world's s leading media localization provider, offering dubbing, subtitling, access services and media services for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and new media distributors. With the world's largest network of owned and operated facilities and the most comprehensive suite of customizable localization software applications, SDI offers its clients a comprehensive end-to-end localization solution for feature films, episodic television series, interactive games, new media, and corporate needs. SDI offers its services for over 80 languages, and operates it global network of facilities across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. With a presence in 33 countries, in over 35 markets, incorporating over 105 recording rooms and over 50 mixing rooms, SDI's global localization footprint provides the only one-stop media localization solution in the media industry.
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