Technical Video Production Assistant 
(Experienced Post Production Candidate)

Job Summary

WHO WE ARE

How Now is a vibrant, energetic, talent-driven creative production agency based in Shoreditch, London. We support our staff to feel empowered, where outstanding creative is championed and hard work is rewarded. How Now is a place where our clients are supported by talented teams, where we are trusted to deliver and engage our clients audiences in new and exciting ways. Founded in 2015, How Now is a growing business.

WHAT WE DO

We’re a direct-to-client agency offering creative, production, post production, and delivery. Our team create assets that are played out all over the world, across TV, digital, cinema, and OOH for global brands and UK brands in sports, media and entertainment, and other sectors. Our work is exciting and rewarding, reaching millions of people around the world, every day.

THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Technical Assistant, who can apply the skills they have honed over the years to provide How Now with solid technical support in all aspects of content creation. Specifically responsible for; versioning, video file management, standards and frame rate conversion, encoding of files to client specifications and finalising localised AV content for International broadcast distribution. Other duties will include editing and providing general support to the creative and production departments.  


Responsibilities and Duties

THE ROLE

  • Digitising, capturing, wrangling footage from various sources

  • Encoding and transcoding of files to various formats

  • Localisation and re-versioning of content 

  • Finalising content for international/national distribution for broadcast

  • Video Editing

  • Systems and workflow organisation

  • Quality Control

THE SKILLS YOU WILL NEED

  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite including Premiere Pro, After Effects (ideally)

  • Superb attention to detail

  • Knowledge of digital video file format encoding software

  • Editing experience

  • Experience of working with online and broadcast video formats

  • A technical understanding of video and audio signals, and broadcast standards

The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. We are looking for an individual with a positive attitude who is client focused and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong commitment to finishing projects to deadlines. The successful applicant will have the ability to cope well under pressure while working in a fast paced environment. In addition to this, the applicant will demonstrate a good attention to detail and have the aptitude and determination to gain new skills and apply them quickly.

Job type: Full-time
Salary: £25-38k. Dependant on experience.