AV QC Operator

The AV QC Operator is responsible for the quality control assurance of video and audio specifications of all media to meet client standards.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform File QC’s using various playback programs and nonlinear editing systems.
  • View media and identify any defects (digital hits, macro blocking, interlacing, etc…), continuity or incomplete content found during testing.
  • Listen to media and identify any audio drop outs, pops, distortions, etc…
  • Knowledge of industry video and audio broadcast standards
  • Complete detailed reports of quality control testing while noting any deficiencies with media
  • Troubleshoot and correct reported issues with assets. Escalate to production managers and engineering as necessary
  • Stay current with SDI workflows, workflow change management updates and tutorials
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

Must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good technical understanding
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex subject matters
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Self-motivation
  • Proactivity
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Ability to be an excellent team player
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of related technical experience
  • Subject to proficiency test related to digital media
  • In depth knowledge of audio/video hardware and software relevant to the office without supervision
  • In depth knowledge of audio/video formats relevant to the office
  • In depth knowledge of “frame rates” and their function
  • In depth knowledge of “Aspect ratio’s” and their function
  • In depth knowledge of SMPTE time-code and its function
  • In depth knowledge of workflows relevant to the office
  • Have an aptitude for analytic problem solving
  • Demonstrate the ability to focus on details ensuring an error free deliverable