The Walt Disney Company Project-Multimedia Editor in Bristol, Connecticut

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

The Multimedia Editor will support the Digital Media Director of International websites with the processing and production of Digital Video. This role supports the International Digital Media group with the production and processing of digital video for ESPN’s platforms, including,, (Sony India) and additional international and domestic sites such as,, in Latin America.

This is an 8 month project position

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for maintaining our editorial standards on our dot-com websites.

  • Work with the International Multimedia group in providing video for all ESPN Digital Platforms.

  • Maintain awareness of current Cricket, Soccer, Tennis, Rugby, NBA, news and pitch ideas and opportunities.

  • Edit and publish video content, both original and/or repurposed, as-needed for Digital Platforms.

  • Continually refresh our websites and mobile platforms with new video material as directed by supervisor

  • Regularly submit new initiatives that will drive traffic and provide other multimedia / editing duties as needed within the International Multimedia Group.

  • Screen games and select shots for highlights.

  • Create, publish and distribute video Alerts to all the different Digital Platforms.

  • Maintain a strong connection with the Editorial heads of our International sites and to ensure a unified direction of video production.

  • May be called upon to support social media accounts and social initiatives.

  • Accountable for strict adherence to established Digital Media Production processes and procedures.

  • Create shot sheets for assigned highlights; Screen, log, transcribe and clips and footage for events; organize head shot and melt reels.

  • Edit show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases; select materials for bumps and roll-outs.

  • Perform crew functions as needed during productions and assist in location productions.

  • Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements; publish these elements to various platforms.

  • Develop relationships with our various international networks to obtain material to support show needs; leverage US-based and International libraries and highlight-gathering operation to support International show needs.

  • Screen videotapes and/or servers; conduct research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements.

  • Log and archive video and associated data for future use.

  • Ensure suitability of footage for ESPN Authenticated Networks in real time.

  • Maintain updated production manuals and element reels; assist in preparation for events, including shipping materials.

  • Research, write and disseminate ideas for future content elements on ESPN Digital Int’l platforms.

  • Accountable for strict adherence to established Production department procedures.

Basic Qualifications :

  • A minimum of 1 year of multimedia editing experience.

  • Proficient with MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).

  • Strong knowledge of International and US sports.

  • Knowledge of editing software and camera operation an advantage.

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree

Company Overview :

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Additional Information :

ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Job ID: 531302BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks