Lead, Video Ingest

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 31, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200085988

Apple's Video Ingest and DIT team is part of the Technical Production Services group in Marcom. The Video Ingest team is responsible for ingesting and transcoding video from a wide range of sources including cameras, web and tape. During the ingest process, the incoming footage goes through quality control and is prepped for post-production.

You will perform all the responsibilities of a video ingest technician in addition to leading a team of 3 contract resources. You will be effective at leading change, highlighted by strong problem solving skills, resourcefulness, and professional demeanor

Key Qualifications

  • You comes from agency or film background. You have deep understanding of video formats, codecs and how to process a wide variety of different source materials
  • You have extensive and proven experience with Apple hardware/software products
  • You have Video production experience at an agency, film or broadcast facility
  • Familiarity with video signal routing, video formats, codecs, color space and post-production workflow is a requirement
  • Deep understanding of transcoding technologies
  • Expertise with grading and video processing tools
  • You have a high level of experience with the video post-production pipeline and understand the unique requirements of VFX, Editorial, Grading and Finishing
  • Follow through with commitments and foster mutual trust with fellow team members and internal customers
  • Extraordinary interpersonal skills
  • Strong expertise using DaVinci Resolve, After Effects, Mac OS, digital video technologies, and video asset archival strategies


You will be a forward-thinking teammate who can focus on the details while maintaining a big picture view. This role requires extraordinary communication and relationship skills as it will be paramount to being successful in this position, especially the ability to collaborate cross-functionally both up and down the organization

Attend Kickoff meetings and provide experienced mentorship

Work closely with grading and other post groups to ensure alignment

Lead and execute all incoming ingest requests

Oversee team schedules and travel plans

Ensure all projects are supported successfully

Find and implement ways to improve video ingest and DIT support

Work with engineering and special ops to implement tools and infrastructure changes

R&D new camera and video formats and ensure team is prepared with proper process and tools

Education & Experience

Bachelor's or equivalent degree preferred

Minimum of 5 years experience in a post-production environment

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