Digital Media Production Specialist (Freelance)

New York, NY
Requisition ID: 175448BR

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The Job

The Digital Media Production Specialist (Freelance) will function in a variety of capacities for the Digital Media Production group which is part of the Marketing team here at HBO. We are looking for a technical individual who understands the post-production process from beginning to end. He or she will work closely with post-production representatives from both HBO's East & West Coast Post-Production teams as well as our independent production houses. The Specialist will be primarily responsible for the secure delivery and/or transfer of pre-air content from each of HBO's post-production teams (Succession, Westworld, etc.) to and from the HBO Post Facility in NY as well as a variety of Marketing vendors around the world. In addition to an in-depth knowledge of post-production workflows, the qualified candidate will also be well versed in digital cinema cameras and file types, file capture, file export, transcoding/encoding, color and file delivery systems. He or she will also be responsible for the secure transfer, cataloging, ingest and archiving of all Marketing-related shoot material captured in the field. Good organization, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines is key.

The Daily

  • Responsible for evaluating, ingesting, cataloging and archiving all original Marketing shoot material and determining the most efficient file-based workflows for producers and/or post-productions houses.
  • Assist the Manager, DMP with providing council and guidance to HBO Marketing post-production vendors as it pertains to the ingest, edit, export and delivery of content while also helping to manage delivery timelines and expectations.
  • Work on a daily basis with production houses, movie studios and HBO Post-Production teams in NY and LA to evaluate all media to ensure delivery meets HBO’s required promotional specifications

The Essentials

  • Bachelors Degree required, preferably in Communications / TV / Film
  • Willingness to work a shifted schedule (approximately 12pm-8pm)
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in a Post-Production / Media Management environment.
  • Knowledge of AVID NEXIS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (INTERPLAY) system as well as Adobe Creative Suite workflows a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of file encoding/transcoding and delivery systems.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and written skills.
  • Ability to juggle many projects at once and remain organized and professional.
  • Customer service attitude willing to go “above and beyond” to ensure successful outcomes for our producers and shows.
  • Willing to sign an NDA and keep confidential material secret and secure.