Data IO Lead Packager
Visual Data Media ServicesBurbank, CA
Full Time Job
We are happy to announce that we are currently searching for a Data IO Lead Packager in our Digital Services Department located in Burbank, California.
*Swing shift- 3:00PM-11:30PM PST*
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.
Onboarding and Documentation of new packaging specs for various platforms
Development and upkeep of tools and utilities (Parsers, Scripts, etc.)
Maintain delivery records of iTunes packages via
Metadata Pull down
Transporter Status checks
Shared Google-tracker with VDMS UK team
Documentation of the packaging process for training purposes
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.
iTunes 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 iTunes 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
Visual Data Media Services is an award-winning multimedia company, with offices in Burbank, London and Bangalore. We offer a full range of post-production and digital distribution services for feature films and television content.
Our services include encoding, transcoding, editing, digital distribution, media asset management, quality control, subtitling and closed captioning, script creation, audio, and tape duplication and conversions.
In 2014 and for two consecutive years in a row - 2019 and 2020 - Visual Data has been the proud recipient of the Netflix Preferred Vendor of the Year award, a remarkable achievement. 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 adhering to our core values: Accountability, Empowerment, Integrity, Courtesy and Can Do Attitude. While we are equally focused on quality, efficiency and on-time delivery by utilizing the latest in cutting edge technology and innovative solutions, we recognize, fundamentally that having the right people makes the difference and provides us with our competitive edge.