Univision Jobs – Ingest Operator

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Job Description:

The Ingest Operator should have a working knowledge of Avid Newscutter, Avid Interplay, Avid Capture, and video routing systems. He/she should have a solid understanding of broadcast video resolutions, aspect ratios, digital file formats, and video CODECs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate scan converters when required
  • Respond quickly and professionally to all Ingest requests
  • Work to help clients with questions about media ingest, placement of files, etc.
  • Operate standards converters when required
  • Work with the network assignment grids to schedule regular ingests for Edits and broadcast
  • Meticulously label ingested material per required standards, following naming conventions
  • The ability to be a front-line resource for trouble shooting issues and resolving problems.
  • Quality control checks of content as required
  • Search for and retrieve content in physical media or file-based systems.
  • Ingest content to ISIS server from tape and digital media
  • Analyze and ingest various media assets into large Avid Interplay /Nexis servers from a wide variety of digital and analog sources using a variety of tools.
  • Output content to removable media when requested
  • Placing files in correct storage pools

Job Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of Avid iNews system, software, backup systems and upgrades.
  • Previous experience, preferably 3+ years, in a production environment for television or an on-air broadcast operations area.
  • Work with multiple codecs, test equipment, computers, and non-linear edit equipment.
  • Solid experience with Vantage, Signiant, Aspera, and FTP delivery
  • College degree in television or communications, or equivalent work experience.
  • Good understanding of digital terminology.
  • Solid knowledge of Avid Newscutter, Avid Interplay, Avid Capture, and video routing systems.
  • Must have ability to create and tell a story through editing techniques.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (optional).
  • Strong team skills. Listening, initiative and follow through.
  • Excellent understanding of digital terminology and platforms.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office and other business non-editing applications.
  • Adept computer PC skills.

Job Details:

Company: Univision

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Miami, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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