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Senior Media Archivist


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with the entertainment industry’s biggest filmmakers and brightest stars to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission: Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as A Quiet Place and Rocketman have further elevated  Paramount’s film legacy. On the small screen, Paramount Television Studios’ Defending Jacob, 13 Reasons Why, The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Made for Love and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount’s passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.


This position works on a team to manage the mastering of digital assets including, picture and sound.  The Senior Media Archivist is directly responsible for the creation and care of assets during their transition from delivering partners to our internal distribution groups. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Support Acquisitions team with management of feature and trailer assets 
  • Onboard new production and delivering partners 
  • Create Media Orders and Purchase Orders 
  • Schedule projects with both internal and external vendors 
  • Review and analyze master-level QC reports for media assets 
  • Communicate project statuses with all key stakeholders  
  • May assist other groups within Asset Management as needed 




Basic qualifications: 

  • Minimum 7+ years in mastering and/or post production operations at any of the following: 
  • Studio 
  • Feature or Television productions 
  • Post Production facility 


Desired Skills 

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail with an ability to see the big picture 
  • Collaborative and professional communication 
  • Familiar with analyzing and troubleshooting master-level QC reports  
  • Practical understanding of various digital media formats including SDR and HDR-UHD  
  • Ability to establish when issues require escalation to upper management  
  • Flexibility in managing multiple expectations in a fast paced, evolving environment 
  • Experience in Xytech, Excel/SharePoint and Ariba a plus 



Eligibility requirements: 

  • Current member of the MPEG Local 700 or willingness to join  
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 



ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles