National Geographic PartnersWashington, DC
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
The Assistant Editor will support a large, fast-paced broadcast post-production operations team working on a variety of program content for varied distribution points. Additionally, the Assistant Editor will work under the direction of editors, and post production supervisors to accomplish daily tasks.
• Work closely with numerous members or large edit team simultaneously.
• Create and organize edit projects for editors.
• Rename, organize, and create proxy files as needed.
• Sync original audio files from peripheral recorders and master WAV files from pre-existing masters.
• Confirm asset readiness and accuracy prior to edits.
• Identify b-roll selects and create string-outs as requested.
• Make basic editorial decisions within provided guidelines.
• Identify and trouble shoot media discrepancies related to fonts, frame rates, resolution, and codecs.
• Work with audio files to organize, manage and prep elements for audio mix.
• Place music and narration for producer's review.
• Blur on screen content based on producer direction, legal, and editorial requirements.
• Manipulate and alter text and graphics within Premiere and After Effects.
• Assist with creation and tracking of project deliverables needed for both regional and domestic air.
• Communicate with Media Management, Engineering, Scheduling, and QC teams throughout long form and short form edit processes as required.
• Address a variety of QC issues to meet quality control standards and end-user requirements on broadcast shows.
• Perform isolated media management and project archiving duties as needed.
• Notify engineering of equipment problems and discuss workflow issues.
• Collaborate with team to solve technical problems as needed.
• Other duties, as assigned.
• Must have a bachelor's degree in a related field.
• Must have at least 2 years of experience in post-production operations.
• Efficiency in the Adobe Suite, specifically Premiere and Media Encoder.
• Knowledge of different media formats and systems.
• Must be able to work with a variety of frame rates and video codecs.
• Strong working knowledge with Mac and Windows Operating Systems as well as Microsoft Word/Excel.
• Must have problem-solving skill to help resolve technical issues that may arise.
• Must be detail oriented and possess excellent verbal and written skills.
• Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities.
• Must be able to work flexible hours including split day/evening shift, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
About National Geographic:
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with National Geographic Partners, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic.
National Geographic Partners, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.