Finishing Editor – Channel 5 and Comedy Central
In our department we create, design and package high profile multi-platform marketing campaigns for show launches as well as clip-based promos for core Channel 5 and comedy Central shows.  We produce channel brands and identities for the Channel 5 portfolio of Channels and Comedy Central.
Your main responsibility would be working with the creative team to package and version their promotional deliverables for on-air and social. You would ensure all material is to spec as well as that all the relevant versions required are produced. You would also be liaising with marketing, media planning and design departments to ensure all relevant versioning information is provided.
What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring assets are clocked and versioned correctly in After Effects & Premiere before delivering digitally for transmission or any other final destination
  • Ensuring assets are correctly interlaced, any GFX are correctly inserted and aspect ratios are correct
  • Aligning final audio and ensuring picture sync is correct
  • Ensuring all output stays on brand and liaising with the graphics department to facilitate this
  • Liaising with creatives & media planning to ensure that versions are correct at time of delivery
  • Ensuring deliveries are made as ahead of transmission as possible
  • Review workflows to make sure the process is as efficient as it can be

What are we looking for?

  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • Practical experience of the TV and post-production environment
  • Experience of technical and eyeball QC for broadcast and social content delivery
  • Experience running PSE checks on content
  • Understanding of quality control, what is and isn’t technically acceptable for on-air and online
  • Understanding of design principles including typography, colour theory and layout
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-moving and creative department
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload in a constantly shifting environment
  • Ability to identify and flag potential issues at the earliest opportunity.
  • Knowledge of Channel 5 brand
  • Ability to work within a creative team and interact in a friendly and professional way with other departments.
  • Desirable if you have a link to a showreel that showcases your versioning and editing skills
  • Strong knowledge of Premiere Pro
  • Good knowledge of After Effects
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Practical editing experience within a broadcast environment
  • Experience in clocking content, aligning final audio and ensuring that picture sync is correct
  • Video and Audio codec knowledge
  • Media formatting knowledge
  • Familiar with Adobe illustrator, Photoshop and Media Encoder
  • Knowledge of MAC and PC software
  • Basic colour grading knowledge is an advantage.

Job ID: 7117

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