Data I/O Specialist
Visual Data Media ServicesBurbank, CA
Full Time Job
Data I/O Specialist (Temporary)
We are currently searching for a Data IO Specialist (Temporary) in our Digital Services Department located in Burbank, California.
Do you think you have what it takes? Candidates up for the challenge must be self-motivated, with superior work ethic and ability to work to strict delivery deadlines, with minimal direct supervision.
The IO Department is responsible for trafficking all digital content to, from and within the facility. This position manages incoming files, ingests assets into the Media Asset Management System and assists with file staging and archiving as needed. Prep, package, pre-qual and deliver files through high-speed file transfer software. Manage operator queues through order management system to ensure accurate, on-time delivery. Assist with Data Management duties as needed.
-Deliver files using Aspera, Signiant and SmartJog delivery tools.
-Data Asset Management, Data I/O and assisting in the creation of encoded and transcoded files, for delivery across multiple, broadcast, VOD, online retailer/internet platforms worldwide.
-Metadata creation, packaging, package QC & delivery
-Resolve issues either technical or deadline related, and collaborate with operational departments and client services, towards a timely resolution
-Engage in on-going training
-Operation of various asset and workflow management tools
-Represent and uphold all department policies and procedures and maintain an exceptional level of service for our customers
-Undertake additional department duties as required
Desired Skills and Experience:
-2+ years of post-production or media distribution experience required
-1+ years of metadata creation and packaging experience required
-Knowledge of all open digital delivery platforms such as Aspera, Smartjog and Signiant (Signiant Workflow creation a plus) required
-Proficient in major online retailer Metadata / XML Creation and Verification, Digital Packaging and Quality Control processes
-Results oriented with strong attention to detail
-Excellent interpersonal and both written and verbal communication skills
-In depth knowledge of audio/video, physical and file formats and electronic delivery platforms
-Strong multi-tasker, with experience with organizing and managing multiple priorities, while retaining comprehensive knowledge of multiple workflows
-Strong ability to follow direction, work unsupervised, at a fast pace in a calm and collected manner
-Ability to troubleshoot and act as a critical thinker
-Experience with file creation tools such as FFMpeg, Digital Rapids, StreamZHD , FCP, Compressor, Rhozet Carbon Coder, WFS, DVS Clipster, Flip Factory, Media Deck, MacCaptions a plus
-Working knowledge of Python, Linux, C++, HTML, Java a plus
-Experience with metadata a plus
Visual Data Media Services is an award winning multimedia company, with offices in Burbank, London and Bangalore. We offer a full range of creative post-production and media distribution services for feature films and television content.
Our services include encoding, transcoding, editing, color correction, digital distribution, media asset management, quality control, subtitling and closed captioning, script creation, audio, tape duplication and conversions, as well as creative post production services.
Our state of the art, 30,000 square-foot facility located in Burbank, CA is custom built for repurposing and distributing video content and represents a multi-million dollar investment in our clients' future.
Our goal is to provide an exceptional customer experience with every client on every job. This is achieved by our commitment to our core values: Accountability, Empowerment, Integrity, Honor and Flawless Execution. While we are equally focused on quality, efficiency and on-time delivery by utilizing the latest in cutting edge technology and innovative solutions, we truly believe that having the right people is what provides us with our competitive edge.