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[JOB] New Media Technology Expert, UNICEF

New Media Technology Expert
UNICEF Internet, Broadcast and Image Section, Division of Communication, UNICEF

The Internet, Broadcast and Image Section (IBIS), of the Division of Communication at UNICEF NYHQ, requires a Technical Director to oversee technical and procedural aspects of video production and post-production.


– Coordinate the planning, installation and maintenance of media production infrastructure at UNICEF NYHQ. This includes a studio, VO recording suite, edit suites, Xsan, Final Cut Server, Episode, Presstore, and SDI tape decks.

– Advise on workflow, archiving and other procedures for the video and audio post-production group.

– Support video producers and editors.

– Advise on new technologies relevant to video and audio production, distribution and syndication systems.

– Build and maintain Final Cut Pro and Mac Pro Tools work stations.

– Coordinate installation of new equipment and new software solutions.

– May work nights and weekends.

Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required:

– Extensive experience in radio and audio production and post-production.

– Ability to work in a variety of video and audio production styles (including news, current affairs, advertising, corporate)

– Ability to operate and support video production, post production, and archiving equipment at a high level

– Knowledge of industry standards for audio and video production and post-production.

– Ability to multi-task and work under deadline pressure with minimal supervision.

– Excellent communication skills. Willingness to work in a multicultural environment in a cooperative manner.

– Professional work ethic, integrity, and initiative.

– Apple Certification in Xsan 2 Administration

– Apple Certified Pro – Final Cut Server 1.5

– Knowledge of international development issues is desirable

– Knowledge of United Nations languages (other than English) is desirable

Submit all resumes to NO phone calls please.