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Minor League Baseball Cutter

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 525003BR Location New York, New York, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand BAMTECH Media Date posted 02/08/2018
BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.
BAMTECH is a leading technology services and video streaming company owned by The Walt Disney Company, MLBAM, and the National Hockey League. Our proprietary technology provides direct-to-consumer video solutions, especially for live events with high viewership, offering viewers high-quality visuals any time and on any device.
Cutters will be responsible for cutting all highlights requested by our Minor League Editorial department. These requests will many times be the night of or the day following the games. Highlights will populate to the MiLB.com site.

Shifts and Pay: There is an early morning and evening shift seven days a week during the Minor League Baseball season. Personnel will be assigned 6-8 hour shifts with the possibility to work 4-5 shifts depending upon performance and our needs. Each shift will be paid hourly.



Responsibilities

  • Cutters will quality control the audio and video of all highlights requested, adjusting the in/out points as necessary through our proprietary cutting software. These highlights will require an appropriate thumbnail to be created from the source video, which will populate on the site along with the highlight. These assets will then need to be syndicated through our Data Asset Management system, including all appropriate metadata. Cutters will follow-up with appropriate parties if there are any issues and also be responsible for sending out a nightly report documenting various items from the day.

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the rules of baseball as well as a familiarity in identifying key players and relevant game story lines is a must.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts when needed including weekends, late nights and some holidays.
  • Motivated, able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and communicate well are a necessity.
  • Capability of identifying various audio and video issues.
  • Computer Skills: Strong computer skills necessary. Working knowledge of Mac OS, and some form of video editing software are definitely a must.

Company Overview

BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment.
Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.
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