Group Nine Media Culver City , CA 90231

Posted 5 months ago

The Group Nine Archivist will be responsible for the provision, care, management and cataloguing of Group Nine content across its brands. In addition, they will aide in the creation of a workflow across departments to help sustain the archiving process on a go-forward basis.


  • Ingest material into CatDV Database (or appropriate database) and tag with necessary metadata

  • Evaluating, selecting, retrieving and arranging materials

  • Answering Group Nine Library Inquiries

  • Storing and preserving perishable materials where necessary

  • Advising and overseeing the transition and organization of acquired assets

  • Transcode files to appropriate formats for cataloguing and delivery

  • Archive mezzanine level files to LTO tape (where applicable) / Hard Drive

  • Upload material to online vault/server

  • Retrieve and deliver brand/studios requests via Aspera, Hightail, FTP or hard drive


  • Experienced with Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X/7, Compressor, Audition and After Effects

  • Knowledgeable of file formats such as Prores 422, 422HQ and 4444, MXF, MP4, H.264, DPX, Mono/Stereo Audio, XMLs, EDLs

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics:

  • Detail oriented, organized and able to complete requests within an allotted time frame

  • Post-Production Assistant, Production Assistant, QC or DIT experience desired

  • Familiar with storage brands and technology

  • Ability to learn, and advise / improve upon internal technology / product

  • Ability to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people

  • Good at Communicating with Others

  • Interest in the evolving Entertainment Business

  • Post-Production career path desired

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Archive Management a plus

  • Festival Circuit Experience

  • Conference Circuit Experience

About Group Nine Media:

Group Nine Media is one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 5 billion monthly video views and reaching 80% of U.S. adults in their 20s. As the no. 1 most engaging publisher on the social web, Group Nine's brands are built for consumption on the platforms where their millennial-focused audience spends the majority of their time. Group Nine is home to NowThis (the no. 1 most watched video news creator on social), The Dodo (the no. 1 animal brand on social), Thrillist (the most trusted brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment) and Seeker (the digital leader in science and innovation).

We offer great benefits such as medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), PTO, company paid AD&D, Life Insurance, Short-term & Long-term disability, and much more!

Group Nine Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

Group Nine Media is also a participant in e-verify.

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