Posted on December 21, 2021

Data Technician

Closing: January 31st 2022

Selected Works is a talent led, client focused, VFX company based in East London. Passionate about craft and proud to be specialists in an increasingly generalist world. Our reputation is forged by our people. We aim to find, train and nurture the most talented creative, technical and production talent in the industry.

Data Technician: Job Description

The Data Technician is responsible for ingesting, managing and transferring of all the data that comes in and out of Selected Works. The ideal candidate will have at least 1+ years relevant industry experience. Teamwork and organisational skills are a must. By joining a fast growing and dynamic company, the role offers huge scope for career progression with a highly creative and supportive environment

Responsibilities

  • Transferring data in and
  • Transcoding camera files using
  • Preparing artwork and other production files (Photoshop and Illustrator skills required).
  • Quality control
  • Creating approval files for clients
  • Creating broadcast files for final delivery
  • Creating deliverables to client supplied specifications
  • Management of project archives and restores
  • Working closely with artists and production

Essential Skills

  • Technical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Adobe CC
  • Resolve
  • Working knowledge of common data transfer protocols FTP, Aspera, Dropbox, AWS
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good initiative and problem-solving skills

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of Editorial, Colour and VFX workflows
  • Knowledge of common camera file formats and colour spaces
  • Digital encoding skills and codec knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS, Windows and Linux operating systems

Creative sensibility and aesthetic appreciation with an interest in filmmaking and photography

Contact: [email protected]