Freelance Data Operator, VICE News

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Vice News is seeking an experienced Data Operator to help assist in the coordination, delivery, and management of digital assets.  The role entails supporting our post production support team, ingesting raw video and audio content, performing QC on incoming media, transcoding video files to meet house standards, tracking and sending deliveries of media, maintaining our digital archive, and serving as liaison between the post and production departments. The position is five days a week, shift times TBD.
The qualities in strong candidates we are seeking include:
â?¢ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
â?¢ Extremely detail-orientated
â?¢ Ability to handle multiple tasks in a tight turnaround
â?¢ Working autonomously as well part of a team
Technical skills for strong candidates include but are not limited to:
â?¢ Experience with NLE software (Adobe Premiere)
â?¢ Managing data in a MAM environment
â?¢ Using file transfer services and platforms (Aspera, Media Shuttle)
â?¢ Basic understanding of video specs and standards for broadcast
â?¢ Assessing technical issues and the proper means of escalation
â?¢ Working experience with camera media, hard-drives, and basic media
If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.
Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 
VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.
Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.
 *Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.
To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.