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Mastering Operator, Tokyo

  • Pixelogic Media Partners
  • Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan
  • 02/11/2023
Contractor Media-Journalism

Job Description

About the company

Pixelogic Media Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of the IMAGICA GROUP, is a global provider of content localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry. Built on advanced next generation workflows and operations in Burbank, Culver City, London, Cairo and Cape Town, Pixelogic services the industry’s leading content owners including the major Hollywood studios, broadcasters and digital platforms.

Pixelogic Media provides technology solutions to the entertainment industry. We are responsible for helping Hollywood Studios and content owners to get their content to global audiences by providing all language services including scripting, subtitling, access services and dubbing. Our products and services span the digital spectrum, from enhanced extras packages promoting digital purchase to physical disc authoring.

Our clients include major Hollywood studios and dozens of independent studios. To date, we’ve delivered thousands of titles to iTunes, Google, Netflix, Amazon, and others. We’ve created a large percentage of iTunes Extras titles available on the App Store, developed the specification of and delivered the first Cross-Platform Extras titles, authored more than eight-thousand DVDs, two-thousand Blu-rays, as well as award-winning tablet and mobile apps.

About the role

Mastering, Operator will be responsible for creating outputs including, but not limited to, Interoperable Master Packages (IMP), ProRes master files, and downstream deliverables in HDR and SDR color spaces. Prequalification of source elements pertaining to color volume, audio track assignments, frame rate, and related HDR metadata. Editorial cutdown to create TV and localized versions sometimes including graphics to obscure objectionable content.

Other responsibilities include UAT of proprietary and 3rd party software tools and applications, handling all associated data entry related to work orders, working with other departments and providing feedback to Project Team, Mastering and Content Services.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the technical aspects of the various content specifications. They will be highly motivated, possess a flexible attitude, and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment. In addition, they must able to work as part of a team that deals with changing priorities and workloads.


  • Check prep and conform source materials
  • Create outputs of various and different media formats
  • TV and localized conform
  • Data entry relating to work orders and projects
  • Conduct testing relating to tools and applications
  • Working with and liaising with other internal departments
  • Other related tasks as assigned to fulfill responsibilities


  • 素材の確認とコンフォーム作業
  • 異なるメディアフォーマットの作成
  • テレビおよびローカライズ用のコンフォーム作業
  • プロジェクトに関するデータ入力
  • ツールやアプリケーションのテスト
  • 他部署との協力・連携
  • 責務追行を目的とした他の関連作業


  • Fluent English
  • Basic Japanese
  • Demonstrable experience of picture and audio editing, and transcoding is required
  • Solid knowledge of digital file formats
  • Knowledge in color space, aspect ratio, transfer characteristics, video and audio codecs, compression and other characteristics associated with media is required.
  • Familiarity and working knowledge with some of tools and applications including but not limited to DVS Clipster, Colorfront Transkoder, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Creative Suite, Vantage, Aurora are essential.
  • Experience in IMF mastering is a huge plus
  • Proficient with Mac OS, Windows and Linux systems
  • Problem solver with creative and innovative approach with ability to think out of the box
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate about quality, customer experience and customer service excellence
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations and sensitive information
  • Ability to prioritize, manage orders and work well close to deadlines whilst producing high quality work
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to operate on own initiative while also working in a collaborative environment
  • Ability and willingness to learn new methods, procedures, or techniques and take on new tasks
  • Ability to work flexible shifts (AM, PM, Weekends).
    • Either Sunday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Saturday
    Role will be a 1 year fixed term contract with possibility for extension OR change to permanent position.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran, military, or any other legally protected status.


Flat organization


Competitive pay

Other Perks

Global company with a diverse and inclusive environment

Career development

Collaborative, team-based structure