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Theatrical QC Specialist (night shift)

  • Pixelogic Media Partners
  • London, UK
  • 07/02/2024
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

Company:

Pixelogic Media Partners, LLC 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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a world class team, building innovative solutions to service our clients with their media distribution needs. Join us if you’re passionate about entertainment, innovation and customer service excellence!

Job Description:

To support our growing global Digital Cinema team and increase our 24/7 capabilities, the role of Theatrical QC Operator will have the following primary responsibilities: QC of Digital Cinema Packages in all formats including 2D, 3D, HFR, HDR, immersive audio, subtitles and accessibility.

The successful candidate will be required to accurately schedule their own work on the night shift role and work closely with other members of the Digital Cinema night shift team to ensure production standards are maintained and output is handed over appropriately to the next shift.

Other responsibilities will include involvement in testing of tools and applications, handling associated data entry related to work orders, working with other departments and providing regular feedback to the Project Team, Mastering, GFX, Subtitling and Content Services.

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

The role will be supported with training for theatrical QC and Digital Cinema workflows.

Working Hours : 37.5hrs night shift on premises - 4 nights / 10 hours

Responsibilities:

  • Theatrical QC of Digital Cinema Packages (DCP)
  • Creation and completion of QC reports composing a clear description of defects and to include proper details for further troubleshooting by the Digital Cinema team
  • Active participation in troubleshooting and root cause analysis of any QC rejections
  • Client-attended theatrical QC sessions as and when required
  • QC of ProRes and downstream formats
  • Other related tasks as assigned to fulfill responsibilities

Requirements

  • Technical skills and basic knowledge of industry standard tools and technologies in QC and digital media
  • Basic knowledge of image, audio and subtitle digital file formats
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of Digital Cinema theatrical equipment is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of aspect ratios, video and audio codecs, colourspace, compression and other characteristics associated with media is a plus
  • Experience in DCP and IMF mastering processes is a plus
  • Problem solver with creative and innovative approach with ability to think out of the box
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage orders and work well under pressure to achieve deadlines whilst producing high quality work
  • Detail orientated with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be a good team player
  • Ability and willingness to learn new methods, procedures, or techniques and take on new tasks
  • Passionate about quality, customer experience and customer service excellence

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of content QC experience, Digital Cinema QC experience is a plus
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Post Production environment


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University or equivalent professional experience.