Media Asset Technician

A TV production company is seeking a Media Asset Technician to maintain their digital media assets and oversee transfer & backup of final production deliverables and requested media. Additionally, you’ll maintain & improve upon the company’s media library using consistently applied, appropriate object tags & to service archive catalogue requests.



  • Responsible for the media management of finished development material and finished production analogue and digital media assets.
  • Responsible for media backups of designated material including transfers onto cloud storage and/ LTO. 
  • Ensuring that media, information about media, logs and documents are organised to be readily accessible by other archive catalogue users
  • Operation & maintenance of media library, including metadata tags for media as appropriate and servicing archive retrieval requests.
  • Working closely with the Edit Assistant and IT department to build an effective support network, proactively identifying solutions for the improvement of the company’s Media & Technical Workflows.
  • Working with productions & development teams to select material for retention, promoting best archiving practice.



  • Proactive problem-solving skills, demonstrating initiative to implement solutions to issues when appropriate.
  • Understanding of post-production media & archival workflows.
  • Knowledge of camera formats, video/audio codecs, transcoding processes.
  • An aptitude & desire for learning new systems & software. 
  • An ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team without direct supervision.
  • Experience managing content libraries and metadata tags or other relevant data management experience.
  • Experience with DAM/MAM systems (Object Matrix/CATDV etc).
  • Experience with cloud object storage & file transfer systems. Experience with physical tape (DVCAM, BETACAM etc.) management & digitisation processes would be a distinct advantage.
London - East
Contact Name:
Will Cusack

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