Technicolor

Senior Grade Edit Assist

London
ID
1117-4765

Overview

At Technicolor, it’s the detail that matters.  We provide creative content solutions to capture, color, enhance, master and deliver!  Our picture and sound artists capture and reflect the essence of the story being told on camera. This coupled with a talented team of producers and engineers ensures the purity of content throughout the digital pipeline. Our mission is simple - creative content solutions delivered securely and efficiently to any screen.

Responsibilities

Overview

  • The role is responsible for the smooth running of day to day operations of Technicolor Editorial. It is very much ‘hands on’ and involves projects from the television and feature markets. Whilst much of the role is based around the Technicolor Editorial Studio, from time to time it also involves setting up and supporting external Editorial environments.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • In general, keep the Studio operating at a high level of reliability and efficiency to ensure client deadlines are met
  • A significant element of the job is management of data incoming (from shoots and Editorial), outgoing (to Broadcasters and Online Portals) and the backup, archive and restoring of projects as required. It will also involve delivery and acceptance of data files to and from VXF teams / vendors
  • A significant element of the role draws on knowledge of Editorial practice and edit systems e.g. Avid, ISIS, FCP, Premiere Pro, associated EDLs and how to manage files during import and export. Operation of these editing tools for basic tasks will be required from time to time. This will include digitising, syncing of rushes, media file creation, labelling, project restores and creating EDLs. This will also include delivery of final offline elements to Sound and VFX studios
  • A significant element of the role is setting up projects for artists and assisting with exporting and rendering. This requires a good basic knowledge of Avid, Resolve and Flame systems specifically to do Conforms, minor revisions / restripes, exports and troubleshooting. With regard to Resolve, knowledge of multiple instances with a common database is also required.
  • Establish templates for transcoding and undertake transcoding tasks as required by artists and the production team
  • Front line technical support for Technicolor Editorial Operations which requires knowledge of video and audio systems (hardware and software) and videotape machine operation.
  • Quality Checking of Masters and Master Files, so a knowledge or broadcast standards is preferred. This checking is not just technical assessment but is also subjective assessment; looking for image artefacts that may not have been picked up in the final checks of a master by the Colourist or Flame artist.
  • Workflow troubleshooting and reviewing of processes to ensure efficiency and where necessary recommend improvements
  • Report faulty equipment to relevant internal and external support staff / contractors
  • Maintain documentation for systems and prepare documentation for freelance crew using Technicolor Editorial systems

 

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience as an Assistant Editor
  • Extensive experience as a Media Operator
  • Software Operation
  • High level experience with Avid Media Composer / ISIS Storage systems
  • High level experience Da Vinci Resolve and (ideally) Baselight
  • Intermediate knowledge in FCP and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Basic knowledge of Flame and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Intermediate IT Skills with strong knowledge of Mac OS and (ideally) a basic knowledge of Linux
  • Exposure to processes and etiquette around high end TVC, Television Drama and Feature Projects
  • Strong sense of client service
  • Outcome driven and highly efficient
  • Ability to operate autonomously as well as a part of a team
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Highly energetic and people orientated
  • Motivated to research and troubleshoot, providing opinions based on fact
  • Attention to Detail

 

 

 

 

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