Post Production Operator/Editor

  • London  
  • Company
    NBCUniversal International  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    10 October 2019  
    Posted on
    11 September 2019  


Universal Pictures International is seeking an experienced, detail-orientated self-starter who has previous experience working within a Post Production environment.
Operators will work in a machine room, use editing platforms, encoding software and operate tape and baseband equipment in a busy internal facility.

An understanding of the importance of content security is a large part of this role. The facility services all of Universals product, and as such, the operator will be working on and dealing with highly sensitive materials.


•Comprehends and completes all incoming work orders.

•Establishes priorities and proactively communicates all errors and discrepancies to supervisor. 

•Continually evaluates media content quality and offers suggestions on standard operating procedures to improve quality control. 

•Follows internal control procedures to quickly and efficiently direct and distribute data or physical product with no waste/lost work time.

•Proactively communicates and coordinates with other departments and facilities to manage workflow, prioritise work, or resolve problems as they arise. 

•Develops positive team relationships with mangers, subordinates, co-workers. 

•Runs and maintains a facility wide encoding workflow.

•Adheres to the companies and departments content protection procedures at all times.

•Responsible for the digital distribution of media between territories where necessary.

•Continually evaluate changes in technology and opportunities to improve practices. 

•Shift work will be required.


Experience working in a busy Post Production facility. 

Required to deal with and be responsible for sensitive feature material. 

Knowledge of forensic watermarking, an understanding of anti-piracy and the importance of content protection. 

Working knowledge of tape dubbing between multiple formats. 

Familiar with Standards Conversion.
Accomplished on Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere.
Working knowledge of After Effects desirable.
Knowledge of all professional tape formats, players and recorders. 

Excellent knowledge of encoders, transcoders and codecs. 

Knowledge of digital workflows, and digital transfer methods. 

Awareness of Digital Cinema - creation and playback. 

Understanding of cinema projection, and the related technologies. 

Experience in a client facing capacity.
Ability to relay technical information to non-technical people.

Team player.
Self-motivated, with a strong work ethic.
Ability to work under tight deadlines.
An understanding and interest in the film industry as a whole.
Good communication and people skills.


About Us:

For almost a century, Universal has been known for its diverse slate of films, including classics such as Jaws, the Jurassic Park series, Mamma Mia, Fast and Furious and Bourne. UPI owns and operates direct theatrical marketing and distribution of feature films in many locations around the globe including Austria, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Switzerland and UK & Eire. In other territories UPI market and distribute movies through its JV offices, as well as in select territories, licensees who are contracted to distribute on UPI's behalf.


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.

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