Job Openings

PRODUCTION POSITIONS:
For all positions please email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three
references to jon.smeltz@georgeblood.com with the position name and your name in the subject line.

Video Digitization Engineer (second shift)

Reports to Director of Operations - Applicants new to the trade will work with senior staff and D.O. for training and supervision; experienced applicants will be expected to work independently after training on our systems.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare video media for digitization
  • Align playback and record parameters
  • Digitize media
  • Gather and log technical and process metadata
  • Pass completed ingested files to Finishing department
    • Mostly VHS and U-matic
    • Born digital formats such as DVD and DV family
    • Exotic formats (we support 110+ legacy audiovisual formats)

Education and Skills:

  • Associates degree desired
  • BA/BS in Audio or video engineering or BA in Media or equivalent preferred, but not required
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with production staff and leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Computer skills with word-processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail programs
  • Time-management and stress-management skills
  • High energy, results-driven person with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, and to accept independence
  • Experience using Mac hardware preferred

Additional qualifications preferred, but not required:

  • Knowledge of legacy audio and video formats
  • Must be capable of lifting 50lbs unaided and sit for up to 8 hours per day

Company Background:

George Blood. L.P. is a nationally recognized provider of services to the library, archives, and museum communities. Those services include first-time recording of music and spoken-word performances, and the preservation reformatting of previously-recorded sound files captured on obsolete or deteriorating media.

Application Instructions:

  • Please email CV, cover letter, and contact information to jon.smeltz@georgeblood.com with “2nd Shift Video Engineer-Your Name” in the subject line
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled