Ingest QC Operator (Media)

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/2/2021 9:06 AM)
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Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.


To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


The Role


WildBrain is looking for an Ingest QC Operator to join our Toronto team! Reporting to the Ingest/QC Supervisor, you will ensure our world-class content is successfully processed and that WildBrain Spark library assets are well maintained. You will get to work with others who are equally passionate and like-minded professionals to enable the organization to continue their success in content management.


What You’ll Do:  

  • Responsible for the initial QC and processing of all WildBrain Spark assets for ingest in to the WildBrain Media Asset Management system, including new productions, 3rd party acquisitions, as well as the back library
  • Responsible for the standardization of all content to WildBrain Spark’s established file specifications using Media Composer, CineX Tools, and existing Post-Producer workflows
  • Responsible for conforming foreign-language audio files to their AV masters using AVID Media Composer
  • Responsible for the segmentation marketing of all WB Spark assets in the MAM
  • Responsible for processing all incoming media within a 24-hour timeframe
  • Responsible for Standards & Practices reviews upon request in order to ensure material is suitable/appropriate for WildBrain’s audiences
  • Responsible for media management of all incoming files and the maintenance of the Spark landing pad workspace
  • Works with the WB Spark Media Operations contact as well as the Ingest/QC Supervisor to keep tabs on incoming assets and flag any discrepancies in expected deliveries to the team, as well as the Library department
  • Works with the WB Spark Media Operations contact to determine best course of action for converting 4x3 masters to 16x9 aspect ratios
  • Assists on special projects as required


What You’ll Bring:  

  • 2-3 years’ experience with a craft editor, preferably AVID Media Composer
  • Previous experience working with tight schedules, large and small projects, and quality control
  • Knowledge of international tape and file formats and frame rates
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proactive and independent worker
  • Highly collaborative and experienced working with cross-functional teams
  • Previous experience with Telestream Vantage workflows an asset
  • Knowledge of Smartsheet an asset
  • Knowledge of CineX Tools an asset
  • Knowledge of MAM environments an asset


What We Bring:


Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!


WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


We appreciate all applicants who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.


About WildBrain:


At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Please visit us at wildbrain.com


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