Digital Ingest Technician - Contract

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 166232

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

Digital Ingest Technician, Competitive Gaming - Contract

This is a 6 month contract position

Duties

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

 

The DIT ensures that all media flowing thru post production is ingested in the proper format for editing. This includes receiving feeds from external vendors and the internal EA studio team. Tagging that content in the MAM system, ensuring all deliverables are accounted for, and prepping files and projects for the editors to begin cutting content. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Receive, organize, encode, and ingest all footage from a variety of different formats. Familiarity with multiple file codecs and flavors is a MUST. 
  • Keep files and assets organized while adhering to strict naming conventions inside of our Media Asset Management System (iconik). Experience with MAM systems a plus.
  • Quality control of content received by external partners to ensure file integrity.
  • Ensuring the archiving of EA assets thru our media management system.
  • Work with Media Manager to maintain MAM integrity (Metadata capture, collection management, ingest que backup). 
  • Converting projects from blackbird to MAM. 

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years as a lead assistant editor or post production coordinator or DIT at a major network or publisher.
  • Basic NLE experience, clipping, exporting, checking sound levels, making presets. 
  • Comfortable handling multiple projects at a time, organized, works well with others, cool-headed, tech-savvy. Must treat the job as a customer service experience for those requiring assistance.
  • Experience with broadcast standard filetypes and formats (ProRes, H.264, DNX, XML ect), Adobe creative suite including premiere and media encoder, Photoshop, Handbrake, AWS Storage and terminal commands a plus.
  • Needs to have familiarity with various codecs and compressions including ProRes 422 and H.264 along with various bitrate and video wrappers like .mp4/.mov, experience with LTO tapes and archiving preferred.
  • Impeccably detail oriented and organized. Must be comfortable and experienced with enforcing naming conventions. 
  • Candidates with Network Television Deliverables experience are a huge plus.
  • Ability to work occasional weekends

 

Education

College Preferred.



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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-06-08 17:03:21.477

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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