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Junior Quality Control Technician

Cinedigm

New York, NY 03-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

NOTE: Cinedigm is currently a 100% work-from-home company. While we may return to an office environment in the future, we do not have plans to return to an office setting until after Q3 of calendar year 2021. When we return to an office environment, the incumbent may be required to work from the office on a part or full-time basis, as needed. We are committed to providing a safe work environment for all employees.

The successful candidate will be a deadline-oriented, team player who is a self-starter exhibiting strong follow-up and multi-tasking skills to support NY and LA content and technical operations efforts. They will have a strong desire to be part of a best-in-breed distribution company with a penchant for film and tech. They will have a natural eye for quality and be able to spot problems at a glance, both at the qualitative and technical level. Their work will support the successful distribution of content across FAST OTT distribution platforms. This is a 90-day temp-to-hire position with the potential of going full-time.

Key Duties:
• Perform QC evaluation on digital deliverables for technical acceptability against spec guides.
• Encode/Transcode assets based on distribution platform requirements.
• Manage the export and vetting of licensor-supplied metadata.
• Manage incoming libraries of content by categorizing and backing up files to AWS cloud storage.
• Technical lead and owner of content-partnership accounts as needed.
• Vet QC reports in our proprietary digital supply chain software and ensure assets complete in the ingest log.
• Fix titles that error on distribution platforms and ensure fixed files are ingested into proprietary software for re-delivery
• Administrative duties including but not limited to, coordinating bi-weekly technical calls, generating weekly reports, logging QC evaluation in project management software.

Essential Qualifications:
• 1-2 years prior experience in quality control, transcoding, packaging, and delivery of digital assets or performing similar duties preferred.
• Experience or a basic familiarity with programs such as Final Cut Pro, QuickTime 7 Pro, Switch Plus, and MacCaption preferred.
• Experience or a basic familiarity with Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Media Encoder, Premiere, Illustrator) preferred.
• Video Editing experience and ability to troubleshoot quality control issues, software, and player anomalies.
• Ability to autonomously make frequent ''subjective'' decisions to determine the ''severity rating'' for quality defects, determining which defects are acceptable or rejectable.
• Experience or a basic familiarity with Aspera and FTP/SFTP delivery systems preferred.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
• General knowledge of SMPTE Standards for digital distribution.
• Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
• Experience with Monday.com or similar project management software.
• General knowledge of SMPTE Standards for digital distribution.
• BA or BFA in related field (Film/Media/Communications) preferred but not required.
• Excellent organizational and prioritizations skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple deadlines.
• Ability to effectively communicate internally as well as with external partners.
• Excellent verbal, written, and research skills.

Cinedigm is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not tolerate or promote discrimination or harassment of any kind. Cinedigm does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Cinedigm

For more than twenty years, Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) has led the digital transformation of the entertainment industry. Today, Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels, and technology services to the world’s largest media, technology, and retail companies.