Temporary Job

Video Encoder / Editor

Zoo Digital

El Segundo, CA 09-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Video Encoder/Editor (Full Time/Temp)

All on site ZOO employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must provide CDC verification of their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process before starting.

Location: Office Based (El Segundo)

Welcome to ZOO Digital

We are partners to the biggest names in global entertainment. Our mission is to make their lives easier and help them share their stories with the world. Our services, solutions and technologies transform the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy. Our clients include Disney, Netflix, HBO and Facebook.

This is an exciting opportunity to work at our award-winning company which is made up of some of the smartest thinkers in entertainment.


We are currently looking for a full-time temporary Video Encoder/Editor for our busy Post Production department.


Responsible for the successful delivery of video/audio files/IMF packages/elements that meet the needs and specifications of the client.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create/compile both intermediate and final video masters for various client uses

Standards/frame rate/format conversions from various master files/tapes

Maintain current and appropriate editing skills as they pertain to trends and practices.

Compression/encoding of video

Tape layback from finished timelines

Basic audio mixing (edits / conforms)


Basic color correction

Knowledge of digital media formats and streaming protocols

Ability to effectively coordinate efforts with management.

Self-starter attitude with the ability to work in a collaborative environment with competing deadlines

Must have the desire to learn about new technology

Ability to work some evenings and/or weekends


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree or 3+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Premiere

Thorough knowledge of editing tools and techniques are required [i.e. Final Cut Pro, DVS Clipster, Transcoder etc.], as well as practical experience with file-based workflows and operational knowledge of machine room environments.

Experience with UHD video, Dolby Audio, and IMF deliverables are definitely a plus.

Experience with Telestream Vantage or similar automation software.

Experience with Mastering and/or Current Air a plus.
Other information

Full Time/Temp

COVID Vaccine Required

Salary: $28-$40/hour DOE

We employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. Along with a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits which include:

401k Plan

Share Save Plan

Sick Time

Paid Holidays

Stocked Kitchen

Life at ZOO is pretty special – and sharing heart-stopping moments and beloved characters with the world is only part of it. We embrace variety and celebrate diversity. We elevate each other to be the best we can be. So, step into our world. A world where talent and technology combine to solve challenges today and in the future. A world where people look at things differently to anticipate what's next.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro34p3-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Zoo Digital

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.