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Archive Specialist

  • Pixelogic Media Partners
  • Burbank, CA, USA
  • 17/11/2023

Job Description

Job Description

The Archive Technician will join a team of specialists who are responsible for the interrogation of theatrically graded & ungraded DSM’s, DCDM’s, IMP’s, and associated projects, in preparation for long term preservation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed division of the Digital Cinema Department at Pixelogic.

Other responsibilities include testing of tools and applications, data entry related to work orders, collaboration with other departments, and providing feedback to the Project Management Team, Mastering and Content Services.

You should have a broad understanding of the technical aspects of various audio/video media specifications. You should be highly motivated, possess a flexible attitude, and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to work as part of a team who deals with shifting priorities and workload.

Schedule: Monday-Friday,5pm-1:30am

Rate: $30-35/hr


Check, prep, and conform source materials

Loading color grading projects & associated media from 3rd party Digital Intermediary (DI) Labs

Interrogation of DI projects to confirm all elements are intact

Comparison of the DI project to a “hero” source for validation

Creation of media outputs

Specialized mastering of content as and when applicable

Data entry related to work orders and project trackers


Skills and Abilities

Picture and audio editing, transcoding/encoding, sound syncing, and color conversion experience is required

Solid knowledge of film & 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 of tools and applications including, but not limited to, DVS Clipster, Colorfront Transkoder, DaVinci Resolve, & BaseLight are essential

Experience with DCP and IMF is a huge plus

Experience in a post-production finishing environment. QC experience is a plus

Proficient with Mac OS, Windows, and Linux

Problem solver with creative and innovative approach and the ability to think outside the box

Excellent multi-tasking & communication skills

Passionate about quality and customer service excellence

Ability to handle high pressure situations and sensitive information

Ability to prioritize and manage processes to achieve deadlines whilst producing quality work

Detail oriented and strong organizational skills

Ability and willingness to learn new methods, procedures, or techniques and take on new tasks


Minimum two years of experience in a Postproduction environment