Post Production Technical Assistant (26424)

Employer
New York Film Academy
Location
New York - New York City, NY, 10004

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: New York - New York City, NY

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: Not Specified

Salary Range: $18.00 - $20.00 Hourly

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Education

New York Film Academy - New York, New York

The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niros Tribeca Film Center in New York City, and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; Sydney, and Gold Coast, Australia.

The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academys goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFAs expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Post Production TA works in the post production dept assisting with various duties related to helping out students, faculty and the Post Production Manager. On a day to day basis, duties can range depending on needs.

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The day-to-day duties required of this position may vary.

    Assist Students during their edit shifts

    Assist Instructors during Hands on Editing Classes

    Transcode media shot on various HD based cameras

    Prep in class screenings using google drive links

    Cleaning and Maintaining workspace and labs

    Cheking equipment out to students and staff

    QC screening builds before delivery

    Editing of small scenes or projects (Short term screenings)

    Prep footage for instructors

    Verify specs of incoming projects

    Editing of projects for Acting Dept

    Maintaining log of incoming media

    Various duties as assigned by Post Production Manager

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES:

    Experience working with Avid Media Composer

    Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and FCP

    Ability to troubleshoot errors

    Ability to guide students to solutions as opposed to doing it for them

    Additional Post Production software knowledge a plus. (ie ProTools, DaVinci, Movie Magic, After Effects, etc.)

    Understanding of and experience with network storage

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION:

    Bachelor's degree preferred.

    Film/video production experience preferred

    Ability to stay current in the field and to obtain new skills using new technologies.

REPRESENTATIVE MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND/OR SOFTWARE USED:

The following machines, tools, equipment and / or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/ or software used will vary.

    Macintosh OS

    Avid Media Composer

    Google Drive

    Filemaker Pro

    Adobe Premiere

ENVIRONMENTAL / ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS:

The following environmental / atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

    Classroom environment

    Office environment.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required by employees in this position. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the company. All employees are expected to be familiar with and adhere to New York Film Academy’s Personnel Policies & Procedures.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Film Center in New York City and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; and Gold Coast, Australia.

The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students’ creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy’s goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFA’s expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual. NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

New York Film Academy (“NYFA”) is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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