Full Time Job

Live Replay Operator

Discovery

London, United Kingdom 02-22-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Overview

Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages. Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, from linear, free-to-air and pay–TV channels to digital products, streaming services, social & mobile-first content and formats.

As Discovery Communications’ portfolio continues to grow – around the world and across platforms – the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which Discovery is known. GT&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Discovery’s products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Discovery’s growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.

From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations to SAP, we are driving Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology.

Discovery operates on a worldwide basis to produce & acquire content from thousands of global partners, schedule hundreds of linear TV & online channels, and distribute content to hundreds of affiliates including cable TV, free-to-air broadcast, and online video providers such as Amazon and iTunes.

Responsibilities

Based in our Chiswick, West London offices, you will be responsible for the content capture and live replay of the sports events produced from the London Technology Hub. The facility comprises of Production and Sound Control Rooms, Commentary booths and Multi-Function Rooms which are operatorial 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The key focus of this role will be to operate the LiveTouch Replay system during live sports events and build replay packages for immediate playback. You will also ensure that all content is marked and tagged correctly for archiving or later edits. As part of the live gallery team your aim is to deliver the best visual and editorial content available.

Among others you will be responsible for:
• Working with the live gallery team to support the best replay possible, offering suggestions and options for on screen deliverables.

• Marking and tagging all content captured in the correct manner for quick retrieval and archive storage

• Delivering clear notes and documentation to other operators and the wider production teams

Requirements
• Experience in delivering fast speed replay packages during live broadcasts

• Working knowledge of industry standard replay hardware and software, with experience of LiveTouch desirable.

• Proven ability to successfully form and manage relationships with a production team and clients in an international environment

• Love for sports with an eye for what viewers would love to see.

Why Work For Us?

You will play a pivotal role, working in a fun, fast paced environment with cutting-edge technology.

We value our staff and put people at the centre of everything we do. Consumers, Customers, Partners and Employees. In addition to our excellent benefits package we also have employee-centric offerings such as our on-site medical centre, back-up child & elder care sessions and enhanced family leave. We are proud to be a proactively diverse organisation with a variety of employee groups that we engage with to ensure continuous improvement of our organisation.

If you are an experienced live video operator looking for a challenging role with real business impact, we'd love to hear from you.

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Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.