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Assistant Video Engineer

Employer
Technicolor
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Company DescriptionTechnicolor Creative Studios is a creative technology company driven by one purpose: The realization of ambitious and extraordinary ideas. We inspire creative companies across the world to produce their most iconic work. Our award-winning teams of artists and technologists partner with the creative community across film, television, animation, gaming, brand experience and advertising to bring the universal art of storytelling to audiences everywhere. No idea is too ambitious for us to create to an incredibly high standard. Technicolor Creative Studios provides world class production expertise in Film, Episodic, Gaming, Advertising and Experiential Marketing. Our global network of studios includes MPC Film, Episodic & Advertising, Mikros Animation and The Mill.

Job DescriptionThe Assistant Video Engineer is part of the London technology team, at the heart of Technicolor Creative Studio's success and progression. This position is focused on those areas where we interact directly with our clients: high end screening rooms, on-set, virtual production, remote viewing, and communication systems, among others. It is an exciting role working with a wide range of innovative technologies and involving contact with some of the biggest names in the movie industry.

The Assistant Video Engineer will work with the Video Engineers as part of the Infrastructure Operation team and help with the day-to-day upkeep, support, and maintenance of the in-house screening facilities alongside off site set work.

Responsibilities Include
  • Assist with installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment associated with various technical and operational departments
  • Assist with front line maintenance and troubleshooting of all postproductions related equipment including professional and consumer grade AV equipment, editorial systems, digital cinema projectors, monitors, video conference systems, AV control systems, motion capture stage, video cameras, video/audio routers, theatre control systems etc.
  • Help with maintenance and calibration of Digital Cinema DLP projectors
  • Creating and maintaining documentation to be shared globally between all TCS (Technicolor Creative Studio) sites
  • Ensuring common working practices and standards across all sites
  • Assist with performing hardware, firmware, and software upgrades
  • Participate in off-hours maintenance, upgrades and installation for systems when required
Qualifications
  • A BA or BSc in engineering, imaging, or related subject would be preferable but not necessary for the right candidate
  • Experience of installation and maintenance in post-production facilities with complex audio/video systems
  • Familiarity with AV networking streaming technology
  • Basic colour theory knowledge including an understanding of REC709/DCI colour space, gamma encoding, colour sub sampling etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with various file formats used in post-production including EXR, DPX, TIFF, JPEG2000, H.264, DNX, HEVC, PRORES etc.
Basic Qualifications
  • Knowledge and a passion for technology relating to media and post-production
  • Basic understanding of various media file formats, compression schemes
  • Ability to identify and address technical issues while working effectively as part of a team
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic world of visual effects. If you are an ambitious and organised person looking for an opportunity to work with innovative technology, then we look forward to your application.

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