WELCOME TO ZOO
ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in LA, Dubai, London and Sheffield UK. We help the biggest names in global entertainment to reach audiences everywhere with our high-quality localization and media services, adapting original TV and movie content for different languages, regions, and cultures.
Our Mission: To help our clients share their stories, by adapting the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy.
Our Clients: Major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBC Universal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others.
Our Services: Dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing.
ZOO Digital's state of the art technology services are backed by the award-winning bespoke software created by our ever-growing Research & Development team, ZOO Digital Labs. The team create cutting edge software solutions to supercharge our services and make our customers' lives easier. To find out more, visit https://www.zoodigital.com/
Salary: $25-30/hour DOE
Location: El Segundo, CA
Schedule: Must be available to work weekends
We are currently looking for a Mastering QC Specialist 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
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.
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
Our technology is constantly evolving, so there's never a dull moment with ZOO! Our team is made up of creatives, innovators, linguists, and collaborators from all corners of the world, and we employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. Along with a competitive salary, we also offer excellent company benefits, which include;
Unlimited access to over 5,000 courses on Udemy for business
Medical, Dental, Vision
STD, LTD, Life Insurance
Share Save Plan
Membership Discount at Bay Clubs
We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. For further details on what it's like to work for us, please visit our company Glassdoor page -https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-ZOO-Digital-Group-EI_IE12459.11,28.htm
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8zm29-44-192-114-32-42 in your application.