Posted in Health Care 24 days ago.
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Location: Burbank, California
WGBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.
The Media Access Group @ WGBH creates captions, subtitles and audio description (AD) for a variety of media clients, including PBS, television networks, movie studios, online distributors and environmental installations. The Media Access Group (MAG) is a pioneer in making media accessible for people with sensory disabilities. The Caption Center (TCC) was the first captioning agency in the world. We helped pioneer the development of line-21 closed captioning for viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing, and we remain on the forefront of caption technology. Our audio description unit, Descriptive Video Service (DVS), provides important information about the visual elements of a program through the use of an additional narrative audio track for those with visual impairments.
As a member of the MAG team, The Post Production Audio Engineer operates Avid Pro Tools to record, edit, and mix a voice-only Audio Description track into the production audio for TV programs, online content and feature films. Upon completion, a finished Audio Description track is created that will be used to give access to programming to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Additionally, this position is responsible for the I/O of all media received for MAG Production during shift hours. This includes ingest coordination and management for all source files, scripts and digital reference material. This includes working with MAG LA production members and Management, broadcast clients and MAG contractors; through monitoring, logging and processing all incoming and outgoing media files, DVD media and download links. Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, communication and team building. Applicants will be expected to prioritize and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment. This position will include weekdays and weekends and additionally will require schedule shifting due to production needs.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Formal education in audio engineering, Pro Tools certification or equivalent experience.
WGBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve is diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, WGBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment or promotion on the basis of race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.