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Digital Media Technician Lead , Tokyo

  • Pixelogic Media Partners
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • 02/04/2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Please note: we will only consider candidates that posses the current and continued unrestricted right to work to in Japan.

The Distribution Encoder will be responsible for creating digital media deliverables and packages in several formats for film and television content. Technical knowledge of digital media and its core components, including video mezzanine formats, audio, metadata, subtitles, closed captions and artwork is necessary. Tasks may include video and audio editorial; transcoding and encoding; frame rate conversions; video repairs and restoration; audio conforming / retiming; subtitle reformats; metadata XML creation / editorial; quality control. Extensive knowledge of video encoding and transcoding systems is essential. A background in processing UHD media is a plus. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, possesses a flexible attitude, and adapts 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. Attention to detail and efficient multitasking is mandatory for the Distribution Encoder role.


· Act as a subject matter expert for encoding team 

· Field questions from other encoders or project managers and assist as needed 

· Assist in the training of new hires or other team members on best practices and procedures for preparing assets, packaging, and deliverying the packages 

· Pre-Qual incoming source assets 

· Conform Audio / Captions / Subs / Dubcards 

· Assemble Metadata in proprietary systems for packaging 

· Add chapter markers in proprietary systems  

· Author and create packages for specific platforms (iTunes, Amazon, Disney Plus, etc.) 

· Run verifiers on packages and be able to interpret their error messages 


· Familiarity and working knowledge with Adobe Suite 

· Confident working in subtitling applications, such as EZ Titles, Mac Caption, Annotation Edit 

· Identify and address discrepancies in media files that may arise during the creation and calibration of production reference files and related projects  

· Comfortable working on XML 

· Detail oriented and strong organizational skills 

· Ability to operate under high pressure situations and handle time-sensitive content 

· Effective communicator and positive team player 

· Must be available for offsite communication outside of normal business hours 



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.



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- 保険手当

- 他社に引けを取らない給与

- 当社従業員が得られるその他の恩恵

- 多様かつ包括的な環境を備えたグローバル企業での勤務

- キャリア開発

- 協力的で整ったチームワーク体制


- Flat organization

- Insurance

- Competitive pay

- Other Perks

- Global company with a diverse and inclusive environment

- Career development

- Collaborative, team-based structure