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Digital Media Specialist


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


The Paramount Technology department supports our global content company through the delivery of a high-quality viewing experience, system infrastructure support, and creating innovative ways for our employees to collaborate. If you are interested in a strategy that has growth, transformation, and ongoing innovation where you can help “reinvent the broadcasting wheel” Paramount Tech has a role for you… 


Overview & Responsibilities


This position is responsible for performing various video and audio compressions applying a variety of codecs and equipment, digital packing and delivery to external portals, communicating with external partners, and maintaining the highest quality standards.
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
•    Transcode source assets to varying delivery specifications for distribution
•    Visual QC of transcoded assets (A/V quality)
•    Audio, Subtitle, Closed Caption sync verification against created elements
•    Verification of automated QC reports
•    Metadata packaging to client specification
•    Order creation/management within Xytech Media Pulse
•    Work closely with external partners to satisfy client’s needs

Basic qualifications:
•    Minimum 2 years experience in digital content supply chain
•    MAC & PC Operating Systems, MS Office programs (Excel)
•    Familiarity with video codecs, audio codecs, caption/subtitle formats, including (Prores, MP4, AAC, PCM SCC, VTT)


Additional Qualifications 
•    Detail and Process oriented
•    Initiative, and ability to prioritize and work autonomously while adhering to established team procedures
•    Strong oral and written communication skills are required to effectively communicate with Company personnel and outside parties
•    Knowledge of digital content creation workflows, processes, techniques and distribution processes
•    Knowledge of digital distribution platforms
•    Transcode profile setup/creation
•    Experience with automated QC software/systems
•    Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Media Encoder, Photoshop)
•    Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Excel

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


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount 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, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City