Video Conservation Specialist



Salary: £23,433- £27,690

The BFI is seeking a Video Conservation Specialist to join its technical operations team at the BFI National Archive in Berkhamsted.

Focusing on legacy video format replay and digitisation, you will engage in all technical operations for a variety of television and video conservation projects, utilising your skills, knowledge and expertise to ensure master video tapes are replayed to the highest possible standards in support of mass digitisation for long term preservation of the nation’s television heritage.

You will have a good understanding of the technical principles of video tape as well as the challenges involved in digitising analogue and digital video materials on a large scale, along with experience using a range of computer based systems, media file formats and media players – and an organised, constructive, problem solving approach.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on your technical knowledge and conservation skills, while working within the BFI’s unique operations to help preserve and make accessible the rich collections that constitute the National Television Archive. . Based at the BFI National Archive at Berkhamsted, you will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

This position is available on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.

First interviews will be held in the week commencing 23 September 2019.

For full details including how to apply, browse BFI opportunities

The closing date for this position is 17/09/2019 at 23:59

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