El Segundo, CA
Mastering QC Specialist (Temp)
All on site ZOO employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must provide CDC verification of their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process before starting.
Location: Office Based (El Segundo)
Welcome to ZOO Digital
We are partners to the biggest names in global entertainment. Our mission is to make their lives easier and help them share their stories with the world. Our services, solutions and technologies transform the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy. Our clients include Disney, Netflix, HBO and Facebook.
This is an exciting opportunity to work at our award-winning company which is made up of some of the smartest thinkers in entertainment.
We are currently looking for a temporary Mastering QC Specialists to work out of our very busy El Segundo, CA office.
The Mastering QC Specialist is responsible for audio and video quality control of SD/HD/UHD/4K video masters and deliverable assets to confirm they are to client specs for a variety of platforms. This includes the ability to identify various issues (i.e. digital hits, macro blocking, audio dropouts, framing errors, artifacting, etc…). The position requires high attention to detail, well-developed organizational skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for Video and Audio quality control of media masters and deliverable assets as well as prequalification of incoming sources. Checks will include: full pass or spot A/V, file integrity, logging film and digital anomalies, audio sync, caption sync, etc.
• Responsible for analyzing and logging video specifications of masters and confirming that they conform to the project output requirements.
• Detailed reporting of errors and subtitle placement with correct terminology
• Familiarity with HDR workflows including Dolby Vision
• Experience using Adobe Premiere, Colorfront Transkode, R&S®CLIPSTER, and/or Grey metta Iris.
• Collaborate and maintain a positive and effective line of communication with fellow QC Operators as well as the QC Manager, Video QC Leads, Project Coordinators, and the Post-Production Department.
• Maintain required documentation throughout QC process and update project tracking software correctly.
• Continually learn new and modified specifications/rules as provided by clients.
• Perform various other tasks on an as-needed basis to meet production needs
• Master source quality control experience is required
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent; or 3+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Mac & Windows OS
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Final Cut Pro
Vidcheck / Vamp Player
Baton / Baton Media Player
Iris QC Pro
Rhode & Schwarz Clipster
Knowledge of video machine room and video patchbay operation
Salary: $21-26/hour DOE
We employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. Along with a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits which include:
Paid Sick time
Life at ZOO is pretty special – and sharing heart-stopping moments and beloved characters with the world is only part of it. We embrace variety and celebrate diversity. We elevate each other to be the best we can be. So, step into our world. A world where talent and technology combine to solve challenges today and in the future. A world where people look at things differently to anticipate what's next.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb1xn6-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.
Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.