Temporary Job

Video Editor / Encoder

Zoo Digital

Remote / Virtual 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Video Editor/Encoder (Full Time, Temporary)


ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in LA, Dubai, London and Sheffield UK. We help the biggest names in global entertainment to reach audiences everywhere with our high-quality localization and media services, adapting original TV and movie content for different languages, regions, and cultures.
Our Mission: To help our clients share their stories, by adapting the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy.
Our Clients: Major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBC Universal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others.
Our Services: Dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing.

ZOO Digital's state of the art technology services are backed by the award-winning bespoke software created by our ever-growing Research & Development team, ZOO Digital Labs. The team create cutting edge software solutions to supercharge our services and make our customers' lives easier. To find out more, visit https://www.zoodigital.com/



Salary: $28 - $40ph

Location: El Segundo, CA/Hybrid Remote Working

Working Hours: Sunday-Thursday and Tuesday-Saturday shifts, including evening work

Contract: Full time, temporary

Due to continued expansion, ZOO Digital currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Video Editor/Encoder to join our busy Technical Operations team. Working within the Post-Production department, the Video Editor/Encoder will be responsible for the successful delivery of video/audio files/IMF packages/elements that meet the needs and specifications of ZOO's clients.

Day to day responsibilities will include;
• Creating/compiling both intermediate and final video masters for various client uses
• Standards/frame rate/format conversions from various master files/tapes
• Maintaining current and appropriate editing skills as they pertain to trends and practices.
• Compression/encoding of videos
• Tape layback from finished timelines
• Basic audio mixing (edits / conforms)
• Compositing
• Basic color correction

Due to the nature of the role, all applicants must have the ability to work evenings and/or weekends.

All on site ZOO employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must provide CDC verification of their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process before starting.



We are looking for applicants with a self-starter attitude, with the ability to work in a collaborative environment with competing deadlines. All applicants must have knowledge of digital media formats, broadcast, and general streaming protocols, as well as a desire to learn about new technology.

We are also looking for the following skills and experience;
• Ideally a Bachelor's degree or 5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Thorough knowledge of editing tools and techniques are required [i.e. Adobe Suite, DVS Clipster, Colorfront Transkoder etc.], as well as practical experience with file-based workflows and operational knowledge of machine room environments.
• Skilled in Mac OS and PC operating systems, with a strong emphasis on video editing programs
• Must be proficient in Adobe Premiere; Knowledge of other programs in Adobe Suite preferred, but not required
• Knowledge of color correction using different LUT's within Premiere or DaVinci Resolve a plus.
• Experience with UHD video, Dolby Audio, and IMF deliverables recommended.
• Familiarity with Dolby metadata is a plus, but not a requirement.
• Experience with Telestream Vantage or similar automation software.
• Experience with Mastering and/or Current Air deliverables.
Other information

Our technology is constantly evolving, so there's never a dull moment with ZOO! Our team is made up of creatives, innovators, linguists, and collaborators from all corners of the world, and we employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. Along with a competitive salary, we also offer excellent company benefits, which include;

Unlimited access to over 5,000 courses on Udemy for business

Medical, Dental, Vision

STD, LTD, Life Insurance

401k Plan

Share Save Plan

PTO/Sick Time

Paid Holidays

Membership Discount at Bay Clubs

Stocked Kitchen

We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. For further details on what it's like to work for us, please visit our company Glassdoor page -https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-ZOO-Digital-Group-EI_IE12459.11,28.htm

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5wq0z-44-200-40-195-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Zoo Digital

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.