Content Operations Specialist - Contract

Rooster Teeth, Austin, TX

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Rooster Teeth is looking to hire a temporary Content Operations Specialist based in Austin who will work closely with the programming team, our internal and third-party production teams, and various distribution channels to coordinate the delivery and release of 10-30 videos per day. They will also assist in data tracking, site management, and ad operations.   

Please note, almost all work will happen during work hours, but some work will be required on nights and weekends on a rotating basis with other members of the team.

*In this climate of constant change, candidates must be able to work and telecommunicate from home, as well as be able to work onsite if/when that becomes an option.*


  • Manage uploading process for Rooster Teeth channels on Rooster Teeth FIRST and YouTube
  • Oversee asset collection for all videos from various production teams across the Rooster Teeth business, making sure videos have proper metadata when uploaded
  • Create and manage detailed records of what was uploaded when, and any technical issues
  • Stay in sync with engineering team on new updates to Rooster Teeth uploading process
  • Maintain the Rooster Teeth YouTube network, working with various stakeholders to process Content ID claims, organize and keep tidy YouTube channel pages, playlists, and other metadata on multiple YouTube channels
  • Collaborate with the scheduling and ops team on projects related to new linear networks
  • Assist with content down-streaming, including rights & clearance, QC, and video editing
  • Assist with data analysis tasks such as such as creating and maintaining tracking links, creating and maintaining YouTube analytics groups, and creating traffic+content reports
  • Collaborating with the marketing and business teams to manage the ad operations workflow on the RT SVOD


  • Extremely detail-oriented. Excellent writing, communication, and administrative skills
  • Likes to color within the lines and has a genuine passion for organization, time-management, creating/adhering to rules and guidelines.
  • Able to multi-task and manage a variety of projects at once
  • Basic familiarity with YouTube functionality. YouTube Certified a plus - if not, will be asked to become YouTube Certified upon start
  • Facebook Certified a plus - if not, will be asked to become Facebook certified upon start
  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Docs/SheetsFamiliarity with JIRA, Adobe Creative Suite and CMS workflows
  • Strong team building, collaborative, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to establish priorities and work under time constraints
  • Willingness to work on a collaborative team in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Familiarity with metadata best practices for content creation
  • Comfortability and/or willingness to learn linux environment & utilize CL search functionality 
  • Familiarity with AWS 
  • Basic Ad Operations and FreeWheel knowledge a plus 

About Rooster Teeth:
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique weekly viewers across its RoosterTeeth.com hub and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com

About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub, and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media, a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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