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Digital Media Technician (Distribution Encoder) -

Company: Pixelogic Media Partners, LLC
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe 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 and handling IMF 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.Available Shifts: Swing Shift Weekend and OvernightRequirements

  • Audio and video program editing, conversion, compression, encoding and quality assurance testing for theatrical and episodic releases
  • Knowledge of UHD content and IMF
  • Familiarity and working knowledge with some tools and applications including but not limited to DVS Clipster, Colorfronts Transkoder, DaVinci Resolve, Vantage, Aurora, Final Cut Pro and Pro Tools are essential
  • 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
  • Efficiently utilize various audio and video production tools (audio/video tape machines, compression systems, encoders, decoders, converters, pre-processing systems, etc.)
  • Create and review metadata deliverables in various formats, including XML and JSON
  • 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
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including overtime, if and when necessary
  • Able to work shifts that may include early morning or late evening hours and/or cross weekendsBenefits
    • Medical Coverage
    • Dental Coverage
    • Vision Coverage
    • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity Insurance
    • Pixelogic 401K Profit Sharing Plan

Keywords: Pixelogic Media Partners, LLC, Los Angeles , Digital Media Technician (Distribution Encoder) -, IT / Software / Systems , Los Angeles, California

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