Video Engineer (Editor) - TEMP- HIRE

Business Strategy & Operations Hollywood, California Woodland Hills, California Req. UMG-3943


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

How we LEAD: 

This role is responsible for supporting global video/technical operations in our Los Angeles office contracted of six (6) months. Primary workflows include a range of non-linear editing tasks, promo/sizzle reel builds, vertical video creation, compliance edits to fulfill required S+P standards, video content QC and remediation, light closed captioning, subtitling, transcoding, and any administrative services related to the aforementioned functions.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Act as a technical point of contact and operator related to video production and post-production workflows
  • Efficiently utilize various audio, video, and ancillary production and post-production tools (compression systems, encoders, decoders, converters, pre-processing systems, subtitling and closed captioning software, as required)
  • Edit, compress, and quality check audio, video, and captions program material for subsequent productization and archive
  • Review (and create) automated + manual Master QC reports with an attention to detail to systematically flag potential issues or concerns with the content of those reports
  • Update and maintain content metadata for incoming assets, utilizing 3rd party and proprietary tracking and asset management systems
  • Make sound, independent decisions, and know when to escalate issues

Bring your VIBE:

  • 5+ years of editing experience in the digital video and audio post-production sectors
  • Thorough working knowledge of video editing, encoding, audio and video mastering and their common failures or technical challenges
  • Strong expertise and experience in audio, video, and caption-based workflows utilizing tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, DaVinci Resolve, and MacCaption
  • The aptitude to normalize, modify and prepare file-based content to defined specifications and workflows
  • In-depth knowledge of and the ability to perform advanced troubleshooting in a Mac-based work environment with a variety of 3rd party applications
  • Keen knowledge of production/post-production infrastructure requirements as it relates to enabling overall supply chain workflows
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback around practices, tools and methods related to video production and post-production
  • Outgoing, creative thinker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A willingness to work a flexible schedule, as needed, in order to meet the deadlines and requirements of our internal labels and partners
  • A passionate and collaborative team player

 Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer