JUNIOR MEDIA SYSTEMS ENGINEER – Image Engine, Vancouver, BC
Contract: starting March 2015
Are you interested in working for a growing, independent, award winning studio? This opportunity involves working in a strong, R&D supported pipeline, a friendly and collaborative environment, and with a group of passionate artists all working towards realizing the Director’s dream.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Responsible for the overall support and well being of media systems, color pipeline and infrastructure within a Visual Effects environment. This includes development, installation, and frontline technical support to end users and other technical staff.
Manage a color pipeline in relation to the studio specified color standards. This includes a standardized calibration procedure for color correct LCD displays and projection systems
Frontline technical support for all Media Systems and A/V infrastructure, including non-linear edit systems and suites, dailies workstations, projection systems, video routers, an
Work with external resources to design, install and document new media productions systems to support Visual Effects production and dailies
Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues involving video, audio, and media production infrastructure
Instruct technical and production staff on proper operation and procedures of media systems, including edit systems, dailies and screening rooms, conference room A/V, and remote collaboration tools
Preparation of user and engineering documentation
THIS IS WHAT WE REQUIRE:
Minimum of 2-3 years experience as a media systems support engineer within film, TV, or video post production facility
Experience with building and supporting edit systems including Avid Media Composer Nitris DX, Avid Unity, Avid, ISIS, Baselight Systems & Final Cut Studio
Experience operating, supporting, and troubleshooting professional video equipment such as routers, switchers, VTRs, signal converters, patchbays, KVM extenders, etc.
Excellent understanding or HDSDI video, frame rates, analog and digital audio and other signal types used in post-production
Experience support projection systems in both corporate A/V and color critical environments a strong plus
Strong experience with MAC, Linux and Windows Operating Systems, including workstation builds and maintenance
Experience with high performance disk arrays and their configuration
Experience with networking configuration and practices
Experienced with audio post production techniques and equipment (mixing, digital audio workstations, speaker systems, AES digital signals, audio file formats)
Thorough understanding of rs232 and rs422 serial communication protocols
Thorough understanding of timecode and other synchronization methods
Familiarity with color science principles regarding display color reproduction and calibration a plus
Must possess methodical troubleshooting skills and problem solving abilities down to the signal level
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to compose accurate and thorough documentation
Ability to perform well both independently and with a team, within a fast paced production environment while working under deadline
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering preferred
HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject should read “Junior Media Systems Engineer – your name”.