The CW Television Network is seeking a Director of Live & Video Operations to join our Digital group.

The Daily:

  • Leads day-to-day scheduling of linear and FAST channels.
  • Manages FAST channel publishing efforts and partner channel ingestion.
  • Works closely with internal teams on video ingestion workflows.
  • Oversees live streaming efforts around CW Sports and special events.
  • Coordinates with internal and external teams for the delivery of required files for ingestions (videos, images, captions, and metadata)
  • Provides support and information for resolution of content or playback issues and escalates issues to other teams or vendors appropriately.
  • Understands the entire video publishing workflow and can act as a backup as needed.
  • Works with leadership to identify opportunities for continuous improvement of workflows and processes and works with team to roll out these changes.
  • Keeps team and process documentation up-to-date and accurate.
  • Other job-related duties or projects as assigned.

The Essentials:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 7 years’ experience with video publishing and streaming technologies required.
  • Experience with detailed troubleshooting of complex video publishing and delivery systems
  • Knowledge of video and promotional terminology and procedures, including, but not limited to, artwork (image formats, graphics, logos, etc.), digital video (digital encoding formats, codecs and containers, generic & episodic promos, etc.), closed captioning, other technologies (digital strategies, digital asset management, content management systems, etc.) and written materials (synopses, log lines, running orders, fact sheets, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of FAST, live streaming and AVOD.
  • Strong computer literacy, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, MS Office, Outlook, Google Docs, Content Management Systems, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Media Encoder, Photoshop, MRSS feeds, etc.
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