Full Time Job

Quality Control Evaluator


Englewood, CO 03-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Summary of Position

Maintains a quality product, consistent with Starz's high broadcast and international standards, by screening materials, identifying film, video, audio, text asset and file flaws, rejecting and/or approving content for broadcast and international markets.

Night Shift Position – 5pm-2am M-F

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Analyze video, audio, text asset and file data to insure program materials are consistent with Starz Entertainment's technical duplication specifications

• Navigate the QC Premiere Form, POA and IBMS software to accurately obtain information to conduct and create accurate Quality Control reports

• Verify all version specific elements are received, such as Surround/Stereo audio, foreign language dubs, CC/subtitle/forced narrative text assets, etc.

• Screen materials for technical and aesthetic flaws and problems. Detail and rank flaws for severity, accept or reject content as required

• Perform detailed QC passes on Starz Originals materials to ensure they maintain the highest level of quality

• Identify and log feature/series data such as in and out points, content format attributes, audio channel information, and copyright information

• Ensure the accuracy of QC related data in internal company databases

• Perform closed captions, CC/Subtitle/Forced Narrative, original version and foreign language dubbed audio quality checks

• Perform edits to features, Starz Originals and series for semi-textless creation or conformance to international and broadcast specifications

• Create video and audio fix files as needed for broadcast and international delivery

• Correct sync and make basic fixes to CC and subtitle assets in Mac Captions

• Verify metadata and file specs where applicable

• Compile detailed and accurate Quality Control reports for all materials viewed

• Identify runtime discrepancies between title versions in preparation for text asset sync edits

• Evaluate materials associated with internal work orders such as sub distributed content and create new master dubs/files

• Evaluate acquisition screener files and DVDs/Blu-rays as needed

• Special project version verification research

• Maintain quality control suite (i.e. cleaning equipment and maintain supplies, etc.) when needed

• Prepare and file maintenance request on the intranet

• Attend periodic departmental meetings

• Bachelor's Degree in Film Studies or equivalent field preferred; minimum 1 year professional experience in TV or related industry, within a Quality Control position and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

• One year experience operating professional file and tape based production and broadcast equipment

• Familiarity with audio/video monitoring

• Experience identifying and differentiating film and video problems

• Ability to create projects in NLE programs (Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premier)

• Ability to edit and output correct file types in NLE programs (Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier and Final Cut Pro).

• Knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project software applications

• Previous experience with UHD, HD, and digitally encoded media such as Windows Media, QuickTime, and VC1

• A working knowledge of VBR, CBR, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, Pro Res (all forms)

• Knowledge in both Mac and PC based operating systems
Other Requirements
• Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures

• Ability to multi task several projects at once

• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

• Excellent verbal, written, organizational and communication skills

About the Company

Business Unit Overview

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.

Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a ''best of global SVOD'' content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Annual discretionary bonus and merit increase

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)


$52,800 - $63,400

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Company Profile

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.