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DreamWorks Technology - Post Production Engineer

NBCUniversal, Glendale, California

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Work in collaboration with the DreamWorks Animation Post Production Engineering team providing technical support services, integration and maintenance for the studio’s Editorial and Post Production services.

DreamWorks Animation is looking for a candidate who is excited by working with content creators, new technology and partnering with Post Production, Animation Technology and DreamWorks Production teams. This is an opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry and contribute to DreamWorks’ effort to continue as a leader in Animation Production.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Feature and TV Animation editorial teams.
  • Perform editorial system support and maintenance.
  • Work closely with Network Operations and Information/Content Security teams
  • Handle on premise and remote editorial support.
  • Shared storage configuration and implementation.
  • Support and maintain color grading systems.
  • Aid in the calibration of color critical SDR and HDR displays including digital cinema projectors.
  • Support and implement remote editorial collaboration workflows and tools.
  • Build/rebuild, install OS/apps and configure editor’s workstations.
  • Train editors on various aspects of editing workflows and system tools.
  • Editorial suite audio calibration and sync adjustments.
  • Support for scratch dialog recording space.
  • Periodic availability after hours is required.
  • Software and operational support for Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Avid Protools, Avid Nexis, Windows OS, MAC OS, Autodesk Lustre/Flame and Resolve.
  • Aid with editor relocations within the studio.
  • Support Audio and Video peripherals in editorial and various machine rooms.
  • Transfer bay encoding support.     


● Minimum 5 years editorial and post support related experience.
● Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA.
● Must show knowledge of implementing shared storage solutions such as Avid NEXIS or StorNext.
● Avid MediaCentral platform.
● Strong knowledge of IP networking.
● Familiar and displays knowledge of color science with regard to display and cinema projection applications.
● Solid knowledge of file formats and codecs including mastering and security related tools: May include Clipster, Colorfront Transcoder, Nexguard, Mediaseal, SHIFT/Mediasilo and Telestream tools.
● Familiar with SCCM and MS Active Directory.
● Software and operational knowledge to include:
Avid Media Composer
Avid Nexis
Avid Protools
Adobe Premiere Pro
Resolve
Autodesk Lustre/Flame
Teradici
ZCRB (Z-Central Remote Boost)
ToonBoom Story Board Pro
Windows OS and MAC OS
CentOS, Redhat Linux

● Advanced troubleshooting skills
● Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment
● Candidate must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently
● Strong communication skills
● Maintain professionalism
● Ideal candidate will have a passion for technical and operational problem solving, knowledge of the post industry, and demonstrate a high level of empathy and patience solving problems for creative end users.

From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

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At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

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