Senior Edit Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Brighton, UK
  • 06/10/2022

Warner Media

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Company Overview

Every great story has a new beginning. We’re excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We’re home to the world’s best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

Department Overview

Ricochet is a Warner Bros. Discovery company and leading producer of high quality, award-winning television brands such as The Repair Shop, Food Unwrapped, Bidding Room, Sun Sea & Selling Houses, Kings of the Wood and Britain’s Top Takeaways.

The Job

We are looking for a Senior Edit Assistant to join our highly creative, vibrant and inclusive team in Brighton. This exciting opportunity will see the successful applicant join our in-house Post-Production team at Ricochet’s internal post-production facility. Reporting into the Post Production Operations Supervisor, you will take a lead role within the Edit Assistant team, leading by example ensuring that all post-production tasks run smoothly.

The Daily

  • Work closely with the Post Production Operations Supervisor, to ensure the smooth running of the Edit Assistant team & MCR department, maintaining a general overview of Edit Assistant shift patterns and assisting in arranging cover when required.
  • Provide excellent client service at all times, both face to face and in written communication.
  • Assist Editors with any requests, queries and technical issues they may encounter.
  • Ensure all technical issues are communicated amongst the Edit Assistant team and escalated where necessary.
  • Help to develop workflows & create support documents for new technologies and processes, including AS-11 & AQC, ensuring all Edit Assistants are trained and advised on best practices.

The Essentials

  • Detailed knowledge of post-production workflows, including tape and file-based standards conversions.
  • Working knowledge of ingest, digitising and conforming as well as QCing and archiving onto LTO.
  • Excellent knowledge of Avid Media Composer in a shared storage environment (preferably Avid NEXIS).
  • Understanding of Avid offline editing, specifically with bin management, multi-cam and project organization.
  • Have an excellent understanding of final post-production processes, including conform, online, grading & audio.
  • Proven experience performing full QC for UK broadcast specs, including AS-11 file creation/delivery.
  • Have a strong knowledge of different tape and file-based workflows/formats/frame rates/codecs.
  • Ability to export cuts for review and create AAF files and MXF files.

The Nice to Haves

  • Previous experience as a Senior Edit Producer in a busy post-production facility.
  • Delivery of completed shows to broadcasters.

This role will be based primarily in the Brighton office, with the opportunity for remote working when possible.

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit warnermediacareers.com.

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