Lead Media Operator

Los Angeles, CA
Date Added: August 08, 2019
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Lead Media Operator in Los Angeles, CA.

Job Duration
: 12 month(s)

Hours: Night shift 3p-12a

Production Operations is a unit within the Production division of Content. Our staff comprises Network Operations, Edit, Studio, Production Control Rooms, Operations Specialists, Facility Resources and Business Operations. Production Operations staffs the operational positions (camera, editing, master control, technical directing, etc.) that support domestic and international studio and event programming and network operations.
The Lead Media Operator in the PCR group must be proficient in organizing, recording, editing and playing back server based material during live and pre-recorded productions while ensuring all content meets our high standards for video and audio quality. They are also responsible for local media management and naming conventions. Work will be performed in a fast paced environment for a wide variety of studio shows and events.
  • Operates all broadcast equipment and technology within assigned operating areas at an advanced level, including but not limited to organization and distribution of all server content used for recording and playback during control room productions.
  • Demonstrates a highly developed knowledge of editing techniques on non-linear systems.
  • Measures audio and video signals to ensure quality control of endorsed standards on all operations using comprehensive knowledge of broadcast methods.
  • Performs at an advanced level under strict timelines and/or live conditions.
  • Files reports, as necessary, on specific working conditions and, equipment status at the request of management.
  • Prioritizes and disseminates complex information among the entire control room crew in a clear and concise manner to ensure seamless productions.
  • Participates in special event coverage and projects as necessary.
  • Creates learning opportunities that foster development for other operators.
  • Required to train others in operational areas and generating training documentation.
  • Problem solves and troubleshoots using effective communication to best convey any issues needing resolution.
  • Seeks out information in regards to the workflow of other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production Operations, and utilizing that information to enhance processes and/or educate others.
  • Participates in training programs, (physical, classroom, virtual, etc.) for self-career development and/or regarding any relevant equipment and workflow changes within the operation.
  • Supports Domestic networks, including Deportes, as well as all ESPN International networks.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 4 years practical TV Production or related experience at the large market or network level.
  • Advanced knowledge of TV Production equipment, workflows, and technology including but not limited to, server playback system and non-linear editing systems such as Quantel, broadcast routers, vector scope and waveform monitors, media management, and technical standards.
  • Well-rounded experience in a live production control room environment.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Flexibility to alter shifts/days off and work overtime to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and lead simultaneous projects.
  • In-depth understanding of workflow in other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production Operations.
  • Organizational, efficiency and planning skills are required.
  • Must be willing and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to initiate and lead projects especially with regards to training and enhancing business workflows.
  • Candidates must have strong computer background (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc…) including experience with computer network signal flow and strong communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual (written and spoken) in both English and Spanish
Required Education:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Prferred Education:
Bachelor's – Comm, Studio Prod, Journalism or related

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at http://www.softwareresources.com/it-careers/it-job-search/

Company Overview
Software Resources specializes in IT talent recruitment services and workforce staffing solutions. Founded in 1992 as an IT staffing services firm, we are a privately held women-owned business enterprise (WBE), celebrating our 25th year in business. We are headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, just outside of Orlando. With branches and sales professionals throughout the U.S., Software Resources is the staffing agency of choice for clients and consultants.
We specialize in IT. It's what we do and what we know, every day. We provide contract, contract to hire and direct hire placement IT staffing solutions for Energy, Entertainment/Gaming/New Media, Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Professional Services, and Security.

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