Full Time Job

Imaging Engineer

Moving Picture Company

Remote / Virtual 01-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for the advertising industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry. Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in thesuccess of these projects.

The imaging engineer is part of the Technology team. The role offers the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technology, and specialist digital media colleagues.

The imaging engineer will need to work independently and will also collaborate with Imaging Engineers located at other MPC locations. This is a varied role supporting MPCs colour pipeline and delivering solutions for a range of colour management and image engineering issues.

Key Accountabilities
• Configuration and support for Film & Episodic colour pipelines
• Provide colour-space conversions and LUT generation
• Supporting VFX Supervisors and Production staff with colour management related issues
• Communicating directly with our Clients, DI facilities, and On-set services for all colour pipeline and Imaging Engineering matters
• Responsibility for Digital Cinema projector calibration and support
• Overall responsibility for monitor calibrations
• Work closely with Imaging Engineering colleagues at other sites within the Technicolor group


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Understanding of a broad range of imaging technologies and colourimetry for film, video and digital media, including:
• Knowledge of VFX industry colour management solutions
• Knowledge of current and emerging display technologies
• Knowledge of VFX industry image formats
• Experience of working in the post production industry in a technical role
• Knowledge of 'digital-film' cameras and associated colorimetry
• Knowledge of digital cinema practices and mastering processes
• Knowledge of stereoscopic systems and display technology
• Knowledge of camera raw formats
• Knowledge of HDR
• Knowledge of ACES
• Knowledge of OCIO
• An interest in developing relevant skills and progress within this area
• Ability to learn quickly and think on your feet
• Excellent communication and team working skills
• Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to solve problems