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Color Assistant


Color Assistant

• Emerging Level


Company 3 is a global leader in media and entertainment services for film, video and online content. We are currently seeking someone to fill our Color Assist role.

Category Assistant  Post Production 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 25, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Responsible for the safe and secure handling of sensitive client digital assets for broadcast, home video, OTT and theatrical client deliverables.
  • Will work with data from a variety of sources and is charged with transcoding, capturing, migrating, archiving, verifying and preserving these assets.
  • The level of detail, accuracy, and timeliness that our clients demand requires that the SDDT be extremely detail oriented, efficient, and motivated. 
  • Will work with many different media and file types including, but not limited to: VTR formats, frame-based sequences (video), stream/container based video (compressed and uncompressed), audio files (compressed and uncompressed), and metadata.
  • Needs to have working knowledge of all file types currently used in FILM/TV production and distribution as well as current broadcast/streaming/theatrical trends and HDR workflows.
  • Must be adept in the use of editing/playback/transcoding tools including, but not limited to: Easy DCP Creator, Resolve, Clipster, Final Cut Pro, Transkoder and Adobe CS to capture, edit, transcode and convert files according to client needs.
  • Effective, efficient communication with both technical and non-technical staff as well as limited client interaction will be required as well. 

The Color Assist should be familiar with Linux, Windows, and Mac OS operating systems and feel equally as comfortable using both GUI and command line interfaces for each.
  • An aptitude for problem solving and multi-tasking.
  • Strong background in and aptitude with various Operating/Computer Systems
  • Comfortable performing tasks in a shell (command line) environment
  • Working knowledge of DCP and IMF creation and tools
  • Previous experience in a post-production/studio environment in a technical capacity
  • Familiarity with all common file and tape-based video formats
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of ongoing projects
  • Ability to cooperate, contribute, and integrate in a team environment
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Flexible with the ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • Flexibility to work overtime and/or weekends with little or short notice
  • Experience with Resolve, Clipster, Premier, Final Cut Pro 7, Encoding/Transcoding Apps
  • Experience with secure digital delivery systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office/Outlook, Google Suite
  • Ability to create simple shell scripts (Linux) to perform repetitive tasks

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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