Dailies Technician (3 month Contract)


About the Position
Use technical abilities to color, process, and sync digital footage. Ensures a seamless workflow of media to post through standardized Sim quality control procedures and constant communication with set and post production.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Dailies Processing:
• Shift start will depend on Production’s shoot call time
• Ensure safe transfer of media sent from set to the lab’s internal storage
• Set and/or adjust one-light coloring of media based on looks provided from set
• Process media to dailies specs provided by post
• Sync all dailies to external audio
• Verify the correct metadata is provided with dailies
• Ensure all media is colored and processed to the correct requirements
• Evaluate quality of master media and alert production and post of any corrupt media
• Communicate and coordinate with the on-set Data Manager/DIT on the shipping of media and drives between the lab and set
• Ensure script notes, sounds notes, and lab notes are forwarded along form set to post
• Trouble shooting problem clips and processing software issues
• Report dailies activity and daily issues to Workflow Supervisor
• Archival of media to hard drives and LTO Tapes

Dailies Screeners:
• Assembly and processing of digital screener reels
• Upload of digital screeners to video file sharing sites
• Maintenance of hardware and software required for screeners creation
• Creation and setup of digital screeners for the iPad
• If requested, send still images to DP for reference

• Track the incoming and outgoing of shuttle drives at the lab
• Shipping of LTOs to clients
• Track and report the status of supplies and stock at the lab
• Answering calls from clients and providing customer support
• Perform other duties that may be assigned
• Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the mission, vision, and values

Clients and Technical Service:
• Ensure 24/7 technical support
• Ensure excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective, timely manner
• Provide assistance and technical information to clients, potential clients and staff members when required

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
• College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course or equivalent work experience
• Proficiency working with Avid and/or Davinci Resolve
• Work and practical experience in Audio/Video/Film Production Industry
• Ability to use, learn and implement new software and hardware

Other Attributes:
• Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements them
• Customer Service Focus – Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim
• Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
• Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
• Innovation – Develops new ways and adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision
• Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are met to provide excellent service delivery
• Accountability – Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relies upon to achieve results with little need for oversight
• Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous, or adverse situations

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
• Some physical effort may be required (i.e. some lifting of supplies and material)
• Long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
• Some exposure to warehouse environment

Perks You’ll Receive
We can offer you:
• Competitive wages in line with market standards
• Retirement savings program with company matching
• Comprehensive company-sponsored health benefits
• Perks including discounted health and wellness programs
• Employment Assistance Program (EAP) for counseling, financial planning, work-related concerns
• Exposure to best-in-class motion picture technologies
• Free parking with electric charging station(s) at most locations
• Company events including: food truck lunches, summer BBQ’s, technology workshops, and industry events;
• The opportunity to mentor new hires and interns
• A work environment where you can really make an impact
• Growth opportunities and a career, not just a job

Equal Opportunity & Accommodation
Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status or any other basis protected by law.

Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.

How to apply
Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com.