Post-Production Systems Engineer
- Expired: February 28, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the DECADES Network, the H&I - Heroes & Icons Network, the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations and Story Television Network. Weigel produces the original network TV programs Toon In With Me, Svengoolie, Collector's Call and Through the Decades. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations serving New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Portland, South Bend, Evansville and Rockford. Weigel is the creator of the nationally syndicated music format MeTV FM. For more information on Weigel, visit: https://www.weigelbroadcasting.com/.
Post-Production Systems Engineer
General Job Description:
Weigel Broadcasting is looking for an energetic Post-Production Systems Engineer to join the Systems Group at its Chicago office. The post-production engineer will be responsible for the support and maintenance of Weigel Chicago's Adobe Creative Cloud workstations. In addition, the post-production engineer will work with other members of the Systems Group to create, optimize, and document new and existing workflows used by our editors.
The ideal Post-Production Systems Engineer is an organized self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills. They should have a strong understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud, post-production workflows, and popular broadcast codecs.
The Post-Production Systems Engineer position will introduce the selected candidate to the many facets of broadcast engineering at a facility that produces and distributes content for local, national, and OTT distribution.
Administer daily ticketing system and act as support lead to our editors and graphics artists, helping to troubleshoot issues related to editing video, audio, and graphics.
Build, deploy, and maintain our Windows and Mac edit workstations
Manage Software Licenses used for Post Production such as Adobe Creative Suite, Maxon and Video Copilot plug ins.
Create and maintain documentation for new and existing workflows
Work with other members of the Systems Group to develop and maintain media workflows related to studio control room workflows, media content ingest and management, archiving and backup.
Other duties, as assigned.
Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.
In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to multi-task, handling multiple tickets simultaneously
Knowledge of basic networking in a post-production environment
Experience with file-based workflows and codecs
Excellent organizational and documentation skills.
Our Perks & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package
Long Term Disability Insurance
401k with Company Match
Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave
Discounted Parking Access
Gym Membership Discount
Convenient access to highways and public transportation
One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row
Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state, or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.
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