Video Conservation Specialist

17 Oct 2013
25 Oct 2013
Post Production
Job Type

We are looking for two Video Conservation Specialists to join us as soon as possible to deliver all technical operations for television and video conservation projects, with preparation and preservation of analogue and digital video materials as required.

The post holders will examine, inspect, compare and technically identify video materials to ensure that they are replayed to the highest possible standards and documented from a technical and editorial perspective, including direct entry of information to the Collections Information Database. There is also a requirement to verify signal parameters and identify waveform characteristics using appropriate equipment.

With a relevant qualification or substantial relevant experience, preferably working with archive materials, you will have a good understanding of the technical processes involved in the history of television production and transmission, and the particular challenges associated with legacy formats and digital preservation.

The current team work on a 7 day week shift pattern, working 12.00pm to 12.00am shifts. We may be able to offer some flexibility which can be discussed further at interview.

The role is based at the BFI National Archive in Berkhamsted (nearest station is Berkhamsted) and is to start as soon as possible.

You will enjoy benefits such as a final salary pension scheme, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

The closing date for applications is Friday 10am, 25 October 2013.

Interviews will be held on Friday 8 November 2013