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Encodist - Freelance

Orlando, FL
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Encodist - Freelance

Jobid 23768-385158

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 36754BR

**Job Title** Encodist - Freelance

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** Golf Channel

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Part of the NBC Sports Group family, Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. In addition to its high-quality news, instruction and original programming, Golf Channel is home to more live golf than all other networks combined. Our coverage includes PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, NCAA National Championships, The Open, Olympics and a slate of other worldwide tours and events. Golf Channel continues to connect the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle services including: Golf Channel Digital platforms, GolfNow, GolfAdvisor.com, Golf Channel Academy instructional facilities and Golf Channel Amateur Tour.

**Country** United States

**State** Florida

**City** Orlando


The Encodist works as part of the digital transfer team and is responsible for transferring analog video materials into digital files, and for transcoding to different formats based upon the needs of the facility.

Job Duties

+ Digitizing video and audio for storage into Media Asset Management system

+ Digitizing video and audio from original tape or disc sources for use in the edit rooms

+ Creating digital files for external and internal viewing of edited shows

+ Creating files for burning to disc based media (DVD, Blu-Ray, etc.)

+ Transcoding of files from and to various digital formats. (e.g., MXF to Quicktime, MPEG to MXF, ProRes to Flash, etc)

+ Maintaining archives of digital files for future use

+ Communicating and coordinating with clients concerning their encoding needs. (Determining how the footage will be seen, determining the need for security protections, etc.)

+ Working with the FTP server to deliver and receive files to and from clients

+ Returning of materials to the Library

+ Working with the Vantage encoding system to help automate the digitze and transcode operations


Basic Qualifications

+ Understanding of television and post production workflows

+ Must be proficient in Windows, MAC, AVID, Premiere and Microsoft Office Products

+ Understanding of digital video and audio formats (e.g., Quicktime, MPEG, AIFF, etc)

+ Understanding of content delivery platforms and how they use video (e.g. Flash, Quicktime, DVD, etc.)Additional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

+ Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

+ Willingness to work overnights and weekends

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Degree in Communications or Computer Science

+ Understanding of FTP and the downloading and uploading process

+ Working knowledge of SD and HD formats

+ Working knowledge of Avid Interplay Access

+ Ability to read a Waveform/Vector Scope, and Audio Meters

+ Working knowledge of Telestream Vantage Encoding system

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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