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Post Production Editing Technician
Ref. 50053971

£36,279 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Design, Creative and Digital Industries


This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week

A post production technician is required to provide technical support and instructional editing workshops in our post production/editing/grading facilities. Serving all moving image and digital media courses, including Digital Media, TV, Film, Journalism and CMP. 

The role requires hands-on technical and operational knowledge of traditional and NLE, video/sound post production, editing and colour grading systems, associated hardware, software, file management, workflows and server administration. The role requires assisting students in their practical editing and post production course work and supporting the day to day management of the post production, editing and colour grading facilities, ensuring that they are properly maintained and available when required, troubleshooting editing/file path issues as necessary. We employ Avid Nexis and Quantum server storage systems.

Ability to deliver instructional software training workshops in Avid Media Composer , Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Apple FCP, is required with a working knowledge of Avid Pro Tools, Blackmagic Resolve and other related graphics and VFX software desirable.
Requires knowledge of traditional and digital production/post production systems, MAC and PC computer platforms and operating systems. Knowledge of film/video/sound production techniques and digital cinema acquisition and principles, formats, codecs and workflows. Knowledge of industry standards, colourimetry, calibration and video line-up principles. Good colour vision is required for this role.

As the successful candidate you will have excellent organisation, IT and communication skills; be able to work both under direction and independently; have experience of working within interdisciplinary media production teams; be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of colleagues and students; and possess current skills in media production relevant to the role, with established and developing skills in online media. 

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact the Head Technician Mr. Melvyn Williams

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

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Closing date: midnight on 06 February 2022

Interviews are likely to be held on: To be Confirmed 

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