Digital Media Assistant (Video), Contract

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GIPHY Published: March 6, 2017
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This role will sit on our  Partnerships team. You will work with the latest internal and external tools to GIF everything imaginable - live broadcasts, entire movies, TV series, everything! You will also:

  • Help GIPHY turn everything into GIFs. Work with partner content (TV, Movies, Music) to produce millions of GIFs
  • Manage a vast library of DVDs, video and image files
  • Monitor and process large amounts of media using software and automated scripts
  • Help manage production queue and deliver GIFs through deadlines
  • Work closely with Editorial/Studios and others teams to support GIF curation and production
  • Work with partners day-to-day to help project manage file delivery for GIF production

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once
  • Lover of GIPHY, GIFs or GIF creation
  • Passion for tech/media industry

Tech Skills:

  • Proficient computer skills. Familiar with both Mac and Windows operating systems
  • Experience running command line scripts and automating tasks
  • Familiar with different video file formats, video players, and subtitle files
  • BONUS: Experiencing writing automation scripts (command line/bash/python)

This is a contract position (paid hourly, 40 hours a week) in NYC, we provide snacks, coffee and free lunch every day!

Company Overview

GIPHY is the world’s largest place to search, discover, and create all the GIFs. We’re the leading brand in GIFs and the format. We act as a search engine for people to find content. Our API powers GIF distribution across platforms like iMessage, Facebook, Twitter, Tinder, Slack, WhatsApp and many more. GIPHY serves 1B GIFS to 100M people every day. We built the way people talk in GIFs. We want the world to speak visually on top of text.

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