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Digital Cinema & Live Events Engineer

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Hammersmith, London, UK
  • 11/08/2021
Full time Engineering Broadcast Engineering

Job Description

Job Summary:

Specialist support for Digital Cinema Engineering, Live events, and Audio-Visual services. Based within the UK Head offices of The Walt Disney Company. Operating in a demanding, international entertainment and media business, Walt Disney end users expect a particularly high standard of service delivery in this field.

The Opportunity & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating bookings via on-line booking system / Scheduling of events across multiple Video Conferencing and live streaming platforms.
  • Operator for Digital Cinema Projection Systems, Multimedia Video & Graphic playback systems, Lighting, Analog & Digital Sound systems, Mixing desks, Presentation display.
  • Liaising with company wide event managers and coordinators to ascertain their precise requirements
  • To advise specific technical requirements for media types to Film, TV and Internet creative teams.
  • To deliver & receive multimedia across multiple secure media transfer platforms.
  • Service & maintenance, minor repair and troubleshooting of Digital Cinema.
  • Projection Systems, video, Audio and display systems.
  • Will ad-hoc set up and operate Cameras, PA, Video Capture, Encoding, Switching and distribution encoders for live streaming event equipment.
  • Prepare and organise multimedia for Audio & Video playback.
  • Routine maintenance of presentation systems.
  • Working within a team to live assist Line manager on complex and company wide events.
  • To provide live technical support for Internet/network connectivity, remote equipment setup and best practices.

The Experience We Require From You:

  • Proven working experience for Cinema Theatre Management and Control Systems.
  • Demonstrates practical professional working experience in high-pressure environments.
  • Specialising in IP Streaming solutions, Audio and Video formats, Lighting and live event presentation systems.
  • Mechanical & Electrical engineering degree and/or can demonstrate high profile working experience for the installation, Commision and Operating of Cinema Digital Projection and AV technical systems.
  • Specialising for live performances in all of the following areas: Broadcast Streaming Video encoders in use with corporate and public networks, Video Encoders, Projection, Data & Graphic displays / Sound system operator for Live events / PC & Mac OS Presentation tools / Multimedia file formats and Video Playback applications.
  • Willingness to work extended hours, evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Product Awareness for Audio Visual & Digital Cinema Projection Systems.
  • Installation, Commision and Operator of Cinema Digital Projection Systems
  • Demonstrates a deep knowledge of:
  • Digital Cinema Media Servers
  • Cinema Theatre Management and Control Systems
  • Multi format Sound Processors
  • Integration of Audio-Visual
  • Security Policies for the systems within a Digital Projection environment.
  • Interconnecting, Cabling, Connectors and Peripherals.

The Perks:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Disney+ annual subscription
  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
  • Excellent parental leave
  • Business Resource Groups – Women@Disney, Disney Diversity, Disney Pride, Enabled, T.R.U.S.T.