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Global Evaluation Technician Remote

A+E Networks

Remote / Virtual 02-23-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Global Evaluation Technician (Temporary) Remote

Work Locations: With the exception of some select roles that have In-Office requirements, most temporary or third party payroll workers should expect to work remotely, unless otherwise discussed.

Division Story
A+E's Technology team is deep-rooted in the heart of our business. We have great people and great technologies, and together we take on the toughest challenges. As innovators, we choose to iterate, pivot, and adapt quickly. We've reinvented the way A+E leverages technology to produce and sell world-class content. We've modernized our core solutions and embraced a cloud first approach. Perched on the virtues of our ''Technology Code'', we make technology better, create solutions together, and most of all, we have fun with it. Our team members are motivated individuals who help each other do remarkable things every day. Together we deliver best-in-class solutions that transform the way A+E works. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we want to hear from you!

Job Description

A+E's Global Acquisitions and Technical Operations team is a community of collaborative post-production and media operation professionals. Together, we oversee the delivery, technical evaluation, and QC process for over 300 program masters each month along with short form, and international programming across A+E's entire brand portfolio. The team also consults with our production partners on post-production best practices and technical workflows.

The Technician will be responsible for performing Technical Evaluation and Quality Control of a variety of A+E Networks programs. The Technician will uphold specs and standard operating procedures that adhere to the US and Global requirements. This includes all English language content delivered for both domestic and worldwide distribution, acquired content, as well as A+E owned foreign language productions.

MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Perform technical evaluations of A+E programming in both a remote environment, as well as, on site when needed. On site the individual will use Adobe Premiere with SDVI integration, Baton Auto QC, IPV, Wohlers, vectorscopes and waveform monitors. Remotely, the technician will also use Adobe Premiere with SDVI, along with Scopebox soft scopes, Adobe Audition, and Glim by Telestream. Familiarity with these systems is a plus. The technician will use these systems to evaluate video, audio, and closed captioning. This ensures all programs meet A+E global technical standards.
• Review and monitor all audio tracks to ensure they meet Global standards. Must have solid understanding of Full Mix, M&E and split audio. 5.1 knowledge a plus.
• Perform technical evaluation on all re-deliveries to confirm all fixes were properly made.
• Proactively troubleshoot video and audio issues and persistently apply industry knowledge to meet high technical standards.
• Communicate with scheduling, captioning, and network managers re: specific program status as required.
• Attend QC dept. meetings and follow all procedures as assigned.
• Maintain an appropriate remote workspace that allows for maximum attention and concentration on required content, along with a robust internet connection capable of downloading large files at fast speeds.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
On our team, you will learn what it takes to produce and deliver high quality content to markets around the world. You will acquire a wide range of technical knowledge of television media, as well as a deep understanding of the standards and requirements needed to distribute that content worldwide. You will be at the forefront of developing and testing the new workflows and technology needed to continue producing and delivering the award-winning content A+E Networks is known for.

YOUR STORY:

The ideal candidate is a critical thinker and a proactive problem-solver. You are proficient in HD Video and audio production technical specifications with an excellent understanding of video levels, audio meters, and all technical specs as needed. You have knowledge of post-production processes and file formats, giving you an understanding of technical requirements and distribution workflows. Proactive work ethic while maintaining a keen focus on accuracy in a detailed oriented workflow a must, a positive attitude with a desire to excel in a team-oriented culture, and a passion for new technology.

Management of schedule and ability to prioritize deadlines and workload is critical. This ensures individuals are notified promptly and accordingly on the status of shows and media, as well as made aware of any necessary changes to current workload.
• 2-4 year's experience
• A strong technical understanding of broadcast quality production, firm comprehension of audio mixing and stem creation is required.
• Must be well versed in multiple frame rates, file resolutions and codecs.
• Must have an excellent understanding of waveform monitors, vectorscopes, audio meters and all technical specs as needed. Knowledge of NLE softscopes and/or Scopebox a plus.
• Self-motivated to achieve goals, highly collaborative, resourceful with proven ability to work proactively, independently under tight timeframes in a fast-paced, growth environment.
• An innovative, passionate, and team-focused operational professional.
• Comfortable with an outward facing communication style, representing A+E Networks to our partners.
• Must have solid understanding of Full Mix, M&E and split audio. 5.1 knowledge a plus.
• Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
• Must be able to quickly adapt to new technology and workflows.
• Knowledge of Adobe Suite, SDVI Rally, and IPV is a plus.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be extremely organized.
• Knowledge of audio mixing and stem creation a plus.

Please note project assignment associates are engaged to provide service to A+E Networks on a temporary basis in connection with a specific project. Project assignment associates are hired and employed through a third party vendor with a duration/tenure of no longer than eighteen (18) months.

Compensation

Contract Hourly Pay Rate: $33.00

Compensation

The pay rate displayed serves as a good faith estimate for this role.

Compensation for the role will be based on a number of different factors

such as a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, location, and

experience. Learn more at aenetworks.com/careers.

A+E Networks proudly provides equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants, and makes employment decisions consistent with this principle. The company's employment actions and decisions – including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, demotion, compensation, transfer, layoff, and termination – are made without regard to an employee's race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, family and medical leave status, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
A+E Television Networks is a joint venture of the Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3z695-44-201-97-224-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $33.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
A+E Networks

At A+E Networks, we believe that storytelling uncovers the human in humanity, the hero in heroism, and the ordinary in the extraordinary.