Full Time Job

Technical Operator - All Levels

The Mill

Los Angeles, CA 04-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

With offices all over the globe, The Mill 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 team in Los Angeles, 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 the success of these projects.

We are currently looking for a motivated and talented Technical-Operator to join our team at the LA studio.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide general technical support for VFX and Color Correction projects.
• Prep Color Correction projects; ingest, transcode and conform footage via EDL.
• QC, transcode and deliver masters for final delivery.
• Sync assets to and from all Mill facilities.
• Create delivery packages using Aspera / Faspex
• Data management (Linux); restore projects / LT05
• Prep artwork for artists. (i.e. TIFF, TARGAS w/alphas, slate prep, etc.).
• Transcode and post WIP's for client viewing.
• Provide render wrangling and Data I/O support.
• Set up remote viewing sessions for Color and VFX sessions.
• Support artists and producer requests as needed.
• Availability for evening shifts and on call weekend work.


Experience and Skills:
• A working knowledge of post production workflow (i.e. color science, editorial, camera types, frame rates, video codecs, compression techniques, etc.)
• Must be Mac and PC proficient.
• Possess excellent communication skills with both clients and colleagues
• Software experience requirements:
• DaVinci Resolve
• RedCine X Pro
• Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / After Effects
• Adobe Premiere Pro
• Adobe Media Encoder / Compressor / Episode / Quick Time Pro 7
• Filezilla
• Microsoft Word / Excel

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g38eqx-3-234-244-105-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.