Careers

Sim is looking for top-tier experts to join our team.

Got initiative? Got drive? We are poised to help your career expand.

Sim is a leading supplier of studios, production equipment, workflow/dailies and post-production solutions. With offices spanning North America, Sim’s team and services have supported features such as “Deadpool” and Oscar-winning documentary, “OJ: Made in America,” and hit series “Game of Thrones,” “Mr. Robot,” “Stranger Things” and “Handmaid’s Tale.” Sim Studios supports TV series, feature films and commercial productions with over 400,000 square feet of first-class studio and production facilities in Vancouver.  Sim Lighting & Grip provides services and equipment from hubs in Vancouver and Toronto; Sim Camera provides rental equipment and support from hubs in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, Northern Ontario and Atlanta. Sim Post provides an array of services from workflow/dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing. Sim Hollywood is located in the former historic Eastman Kodak building, and provides the industry’s only camera-through-post services venue. Sim is backed by Toronto-based investment firm Granite Partners. For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

Camera

Prep Technician III Vancouver

Division: Camera
Location: Vancouver
Reports to: Warehouse Manager

Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you’d like to join an exciting team at a leading company keep reading…

About us

Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We’re proud to have supported features such as “Deadpool,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” “Game of Thrones,” “Stranger Things,” “Power Rangers” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.

For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

About the Position

The Prep Technician is responsible for building and ensuring equipment packages are complete for upcoming rentals; maintaining select camera equipment; and providing safe, quick, reliable and courteous delivery service to and from customers and/or suppliers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembles, sets up and tests rental orders as per client contracts. Ensures all customer concerns are brought to the attention of the warehouse supervisor.
  • Assesses each package to make sure they are correct and working, and informs supervisor of any items that may be missing or should be included
  • Ensures that all missing and/or damaged items are reported to supervisor and/or engineering staff
  • Greets clients/vendors in a professional and friendly manner and always offers help when loading in and out gear
  • Works with engineering staff to develop ideas that modify and/or redesign systems to improve the company’s products and/or services
  • Assists in keeping the warehouse, tech storage, prep bays and kitchen area clean and organized
  • Accountable for the completion, accuracy and submission of all relevant paperwork for operations and accounting departments.
  • Ensures that all paperwork is properly filled out, that clients sign and receive the correct paperwork and that all paperwork is filed in its proper place
  • Operates assigned company vehicles in a safe and courteous manner
  • Adheres to the laws of the State/Provincial Highways Commissions
  • Reads and interprets maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service
  • Attends training and continuously develops relevant knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the company’s mission, vision, and values
  • Travels and works overtime when required
  • Carries a Company cell phone and participates as scheduled on the on-call rotation
  • Attends staff meetings as required

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Valid Driver’s license with a clean record
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs
  • Comfortable driving panel vans and cube trucks safely and appropriately
  • Proficiency in the use of windows and computer programs (Word, Outlook, Excel) and office equipment:
  • RentalWorks software experience an asset
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in film and/or television production related field
  • 1+ years’ experience in the film, television and/or professional photographic industry;

Other Attributes:

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service
  • Customer Service Focus – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the Company
  • Development & Continual Learning – Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness

ADDENDUM 

  • Prep Technician I 
    • Entry Level:  will have almost none of, or very basic warehouse or prep bay skills with limited product knowledge. Would be shadowing a Prep Technician II or III. Will be regularly required to deliver and pick up packages.
    • Emergent Level:  will be learning and exhibiting a basic understanding of most aspects of the pulling and building of packages and delivering functions. Has limited exposure to RentalWorks. After training, should be able to perform most afore mentioned aspects on small to medium orders with some assistance and few errors. Will be regularly required to deliver and pick up packages.
  • Prep Technician II
    • Entry Level:  is competent and qualified in role.  Is able to pull orders and build packages, scans equipment in most cases with occasional guidance and very few errors.  Knows the equipment and its location.  Has limited to moderate exposure to RentalWorks.  Responds and provides guidance to customer inquiries or refers as required.  May be required to deliver packages from time to time.
    • Emergent Level: conducts duties smoothly and quickly. Has a full working knowledge of all processes and documentation.    Has developed interpersonal skills, works well with customers and able to handle normal issues.  Has moderate exposure to RentalWorks.  Trains and provides guidance to Prep Technician I.  Is exhibiting some role mode and leadership qualities. May be required to deliver packages from time to time.
  • Prep Technician III 
    • Is the role model and becoming a leader. Is self-starting and able to work unsupervised.  Is highly motivated.  Has expert skills, is fully conversant with all processing aspects and is able to pull and build packages, scan and all orders (including the most complex orders) at the highest level of proficiency and speed with no errors or assistance.  Knows all equipment and even those items that are infrequently used and its location. Is able to respond to most customer enquiries.  Is proficient with RentalWorks and able to teach others about the system.   Provides guidance to Prep Technicians II and trains Prep Technician I hires. May be required to deliver packages from time to time.

Our Work Environment

  • Physical effort required – frequent loading, securing and unloading of heavy equipment
  • Driving in heavy traffic
  • Exposure to warehouse and on-set location environments
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

Lighting + Grip

Warehouse Crew, Lighting Department Vancouver

Division: Lighting + Grip
Location: Vancouver – 8301 Eastlake Drive
Reports to: Department Head, Lighting

About the position

This is a full-time, permanent position from Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm with opportunity for overtime during busy periods. This is a warehouse position that does not involve working on-set and is strictly within the warehouse.

The Lighting Department is responsible for performing quality control procedures at a high standard, choreographing and initializing the movement and storage of equipment, accurately performing counts in and out of the warehouse, and working with crew members. This is the second largest department of 13 crew members and has the largest number of SKUs.

This is an ideal position if you enjoy multi-tasking, have strong problem solving skills, are proactive to be able to identify tasks that need to be completed, have a keen eye to find ways to improve efficiencies and a positive attitude to help build team morale and ease stress during busy periods.

What you’ll do

  • Perform accurate counts on incoming and outgoing gear following Lighting Shipping and Receiving Processes
  • Identify and store items into proper areas following shelving practices
  • Effectively maintain work assignments designated by Department Head
  • Perform quality control checks by testing gear to ensure the item works as intended and meets Sim standards
  • Refer defective bar codes (retired, out on another order, unreadable, i-code mix-up) to the Department Head, 2nd Department Head or Floor Manager for resolution
  • Refer RentalWorks data entry errors or COD orders to the Rental Coordinator (RC)
  • Direct customer enquiries/complaints to the RC, Customer Service Representative or Inside Sales Representative as appropriate
  • Conduct all duties in an efficient, safe and careful manner to minimize damage
  • Ensure quality control of all equipment meets standards
  • Identify issues and make recommendations (includes damaged equipment on shelf, poor communication, paperwork, customer relations, etc.)
  • Maintain positive and courteous customer relationships
  • Build respectful team relationships with co-workers

What you’ll need

  • Grade 12
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in film and/or television production related field an asset
  • Warehouse experience preferred
  • Keen interest in shipping and receiving and film production gear
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Film production experience an asset

Our work environment

  • On feet for extended periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting (up to 100 lb)
  • Frequent bending and kneeling
  • Warehouse conditions; may be required to work outside for extended periods
  • Repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
  • Some exposure to chemicals (WHMIS training provided)
  • A friendly, positive work environment with a strong team dynamic
  • The opportunity to mentor new hires
  • Open-door communication
  • A work environment where you can really make an impact!

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.

Apply by noon on Wednesday, September 23rd by submitting your resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

Post Dailies + Rentals

Workflow Producer Vancouver

Division: Post Dailies + Rentals
Location: Vancouver
Reports to: General Manager

Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you’d like to join an exciting team at a leading company keep reading…

About us

Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We’re proud to have supported features such as “Deadpool,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” “Game of Thrones,” “Stranger Things,” “Power Rangers” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.

For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

About the Position

Position Summary:

The Workflow Producer is the technical lead for the local office, responsible for creating, managing and communicating workflow from on set, to the digital dailies lab.  This position requires an in depth understanding of both the production and post-production processes used on scripted episodic television and feature film jobs.  Position involves hands on designing of new dailies workflows in tools such as Avid, Colorfront, Yoyotta and more, while leading and mentoring a team of local Workflow Supervisors.   Collaborating with other Workflow Producers across all Sim locations, this role will also ensure standardized procedures, security protocols and safety of the negative are adhered to in the local office.  We look to our Workflow Producers as the leading innovators for how our dailies departments function on a technical level, and depend on them to implement efficient workflows so that our dailies staff work within budgeted timeframes, all while maintaining the quality we have come to expect at Sim.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Local Project Start Up and Management:

  • Position yourself as the lead representative for all communication from on set to post-production that may affect the digital negative
  • Work with internal Sim departments to understand all services being offered on assigned jobs, to ensure a united front to the client
  • Work with the on set technician (DIT/DMT or DUT), the Director of Photography as well as the finishing facility to design and sign off on a color workflow, from set to final grade
  • Design the VFX pull workflow to automate the process of turning over the appropriate color for each shot
  • Oversee Workflow Supervisors performing VFX pulls and perform VFX pulls as required
  • Communicate with the finishing facility to ensure that all specs are signed off on and a final workflow test is run between our lab and theirs for a conform
  • Set up and lead the workflow conference call and ensure all members of post and production understand the job scope
  • Ensure technicians are onboarded and trained by the Workflow Supervisor and are using a workflow you have signed off on
  • Use your experience and expertise to advise and direct client’s queries in a prompt and professional manner
  • Troubleshoot any questions or concerns regarding color flow with VFX vendors
  • Ensure Workflow Supervisor-led jobs have been set up for success and will be ready to deliver by day 1 of production
  • Ensure framing procedures, metadata capture and color flow are established on each job
  • Able and ready to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time, as dictated by a project’s shooting location and schedule at the Company’s discretion
  • Organize, coordinate, and manage the re-location and assembly of a remote dailies lab in various environments (including production office, hotel room, rental office) while still maintaining Sim’s high level of technical standards
  • Ensure technical documentation, workflow specifics and metadata from each show in your office is properly being tracked and managed in Metabanq
  • Ensure all media from production is backed up to LTO within no later than 48 hours of wrap
  • Address online/finishing house issues are resolved on an ‘urgent’ and professional basis to ensure any material that is holding up the finishing process is found and sent to them quickly
  • Promptly communicate any issues with the ‘digital negative’ to producer and post producer as soon as these issues are known
  • Ensure 24/7 technical support is available to all jobs, being on call for both clients and staff

Management of Staff:

  • Responsible for leading all technical/workflow processes assigned to Workflow Supervisors within your office, ensuring workflow procedures are put in place at the start of each job and are adhered to throughout the rest of the job
  • Lead training, mentoring and support for local Workflow Supervisors
  • Ensure deadlines are understood and met by the Workflow Supervisor and their technicians
  • Create system for producing and delivering screeners such as iPads, etc. to ensure production personnel are receiving these in a timely manner
  • Regularly check to ensure communication between Workflow Supervisors and post-production personnel on client side is being handled professionally and in a timely manner
  • Ensure that Workflow Supervisors are QC’ing (Quality Control) the technicians’ work to ensure metadata is tracking accurately for both picture and sound and that the Workflow Supervisor is QC’ing look management
  • Ensure Workflow Supervisors are submitting dailies invoicing information to accounting in a timely manner
  • Oversee master databases for all jobs in your office
  • Oversee staff and freelancers on all jobs and report any issues to management
  • Participate in Dailies Technicians interviews and provide recommendations to hire

Other Duties:

  • Fill the role of Workflow Supervisor when necessary
  • Lead Research and Development subgroups spearheading Sim’s continual innovation
  • Compile reports from R&D subgroups and distribute that information to your direct supervisor and other R&D subgroups
  • Participate in training programs (either as a student or instructor) designed to improve the collective knowledge base of the Company
  • Provide support and technical information to clients, potential clients and staff members when required
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Company
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • At least 5 years experience in Video/Film Production Industry
  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course
  • Proficiency working with a variety of post-production software including:
    • Colorfront
    • Avid
    • Davinci
    • Resolve
    • Yoyotta
  • A practical knowledge of cameras and camera formats
  • Experience and proficiency in color grading
  • Ability to use, learn and implement new software and hardware
  • Experience in managing staff
  • Editorial experience an asset

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 – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the Company.
  • 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 the Company 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.

Our Work Environment

  • 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

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

 

 

Camera

Rental Agent Toronto

Division: Camera
Location: Toronto
Reports to: Camera Department Manager

Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you’d like to join an exciting team at a leading company keep reading…

About us

Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We’re proud to have supported features such as “Deadpool,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” “Game of Thrones,” “Stranger Things,” “Power Rangers” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.

For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

About the Position

The Rentals Agent is responsible for assisting the camera department with all aspects of the day to day operations and sales of the team. Collectively builds SIM as the supplier of choice.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Sales:

  • Answers incoming phone calls with regard to product information and sales, order expediting, customer relations and complaints in a timely, professional and courteous manner
  • Asks appropriate questions and uses research and experience to understand and evaluate customers’ production needs and requirements
  • Uses superior industry knowledge to provide assistance, information and guidance to each client or potential client
  • Coordinates with Camera Department Manager for approval of all orders
  • Enhances financial growth by cross-promoting the Company’s varied product and service lines to existing clients
  • Effectively use R2 to create quotes, invoices, track rentals and service schedules per SIM procedures

Sub Rentals/Transfers:

  • Assists camera department on all sub-rentals for Company by using superior industry knowledge to obtain the best equipment at the best rate
  • Ensure 25% minimum profit margin (unless authorized in writing by the camera department manager) on all sub rental orders
  • Assists department to ensure all inter-company transfers are made in a timely and accurate manner and are continually updated in Company’s database as per the company’s transfer procedures
  • Ensures accuracy in reviewing, adding, or changing orders as per the customers’ request
  • Executes management of consignment equipment

Operations:

  • When necessary, assists camera preps and helps prep techs verify camera packages are complete
  • Greets clients/vendors in a professional and friendly manner and always offers help when loading in and out gear
  • Works with engineering staff to develop ideas that modify and/or redesign systems to improve SIM’s products and/or services
  • Ensure all administrative paperwork i.e. insurance and credit applications are complete and up to date prior to equipment leaving the building
  • Assist Accounting with Receivables, including purchase orders, outstanding invoices, etc.
  • Work efficiently and proactively with other departments and locations to ensure excellent communication regarding sales and service opportunities and issues
  • Work continually on professional development to stay current on new technology, trends, procedures and practices
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for the mission, vision, and values of SIM
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Carry a Company cell phone and participate in the Company’s on call rotation
  • Perform others duties as required

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • University or College Diploma in a related field
  • Minimum 5 years customer sales/service experience
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Proven success in working as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to exercise judgement and problem solve under pressure
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours travel, including overtime

Other Attributes:

  • Marketing & Sales: Uses effective marketing and persuasion to generate interest and enhance demand for the organization’s products and services
  • Relationship Building and Collaboration: Builds positive relationships both internally and externally to achieve work related goals
  • Communication:  Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the Company
  • Results Oriented:  Manage and leads to set, achieve, and exceed identified goals
  • Customer Service Focus: Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim
  • Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements them
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities

Our Work Environment

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort 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

 

 

Camera

Shipping and Receiving Coordinator Toronto

Division: Camera
Location: Toronto
Reports to: Manager, Inventory & Shipping

Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you’d like to join an exciting team at a leading company keep reading…

About us
Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We’re proud to have supported features such as “Deadpool,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” “Game of Thrones,” “Stranger Things,” “Power Rangers” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.

For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

About the Position
Under the direction of the Manager of Inventory & Shipping, coordinates the tracking, shipping and receiving of all rental equipment including sub-rentals, transfers and purchases. Handles all shipping and assists with and queries with suppliers, freight companies and customs brokers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate all incoming and outbound shipping activities:
    • Obtain freight quotes as required.
    • Generate customs and shipping paperwork and arrange for shipping.
    • Monitor shipment status and communicate to stakeholders.
  • Assist Rentals and Operations Teams to build transfers and generate pick lists as required.
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving requirements with Warehouse staff.
  • Obtain information from Engineering regarding repair items required, incoming sub rentals and new equipment.
  • Assist with cycle counts and periodic inventory adjustments in RentalWorks.
  • Assist warehouse in packing or receipt of goods as required.
  • Ensure safe shipping practices.
  • Assess any shipping damages and initiate carrier or vendor claims.
  • Grow to manage all sub-rental activities, including electronic tracking.
  • Assist with inventory & shipping projects as required.
  • Handle all inventory and sub-rental receipt and return
  • Receive, remove and manage consignment equipment inventory within RentalWorks.
  • Ensure all consignment kits are complete and match SIM owned kits where required.
  • Review all L&D invoicing once PO’d  by the client and make recommendations for any necessary replenishment of assets, whether SIM owned, sub-rented or consignment are replaced as required.
  • Receive and bar code all new SIM inventory on the PO’s approved by the President.

Contacts:

  • Primary frequent internal contacts are throughout the organization at all levels
  • Primary frequent external contacts are with customers and suppliers

Job Complexities:

  • Maintain communications during times of high work volume
  • Ensure professionalism during times of high stress, staff issues and customer complaints
  • Exercise sound decision-making and independent judgement on an on-going basis

What You’ll Need

Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Experience with shipping and receiving preferred
  • Understanding of equipment; its use, its role within a production and its packaging
  • Strong understanding of warehouse operations and transactional processes
  • Knowledge of domestic and cross border shipping preferred
  • Basic knowledge of RentalWorks inventory software preferred
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to deal with high work volumes

Other Attributes

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and daily work responsibilities
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service.
  • Customer Service Focus – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the company
  • Development / Continual Learning – demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Teamwork – participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness

 

Our Work Environment

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Exposure to warehouse environment
  • Long hours sitting using computers and office equipment

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

Post Dailies + Rentals

Dailies Technician Toronto

Division:           Post Dailies + Rentals

Location:          Toronto

Reports to:       Workflow Producer/General Manager

 

Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you’d like to join an exciting team at a leading company keep reading…

About us

Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We’re proud to have supported features such as “Deadpool,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” “Game of Thrones,” “Stranger Things,” “Power Rangers” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.

For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

About the Position

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Dailies Processing:

  • 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 DMT 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.

Dailies Screeners:

  • Processing and authoring of DVD screeners and ISOs
  • Burning, duplication, and packaging of DVD screeners
  • Assembly and processing of digital screener reels
  • Upload of digital screeners and ISO to FTP and video file sharing sites
  • Maintenance of hardware and software required for screeners creation
  • Creation and setup of digital screeners for the iPad

Administration:

  • Track the incoming and outgoing of shuttle drives at the lab
  • Shipping of DVD screeners 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

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course
  • Proficiency working with AVID and FCP
  • 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

 

Our Work Environment

  • 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

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

Lighting + Grip

Driver Vancouver

Division: Lighting & Grip
Location: 8301 Eastlake Drive
Reports to: Floor Manager

About the position
The Driver is responsible for delivering and picking up production equipment in a courteous, safe and prompt manner while ensuring all required documentation is completed. The Driver is also responsible for carrying out Technician and/or Crew job duties as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Obtain delivery/pick-up requests from the driver delivery board or as directed
• Ensure full understanding of delivery location, individual contact, and any payment conditions and pick-up requirements if appropriate
• Ensure all pulled items are loaded on vehicle
• Ensure vehicle is properly loaded and secure for transport. Assist crew with loading when required
• Inform Floor Manager/Department Head if load is large and additional assistance is required
• Be presentable, courteous and conscientious at all times; a real Ambassador of Sim Lighting + Grip
• Conduct a vehicle circle check prior to driving to ensure it is legal and safe
• Operate vehicle safely and according to Sim Lighting + Grip policy
• Ensure vehicle is always locked when not in use
• Immediately inform the Floor Manager of any vehicle maintenance problems and report issue to Transportation
• Take cell phone and maintain contact with Floor Manager from each location to obtain further direction
• Identify destination(s), vehicle taken, time out/in, and cell phone taken in the “Driver Log Book” as applicable
• Ensure accuracy and completeness of all documentation
• Ensure the vehicle is filled with fuel, and maintained in a clean manner
• Ensure that deliveries/pick-ups are reviewed according to the contract, correctly counted, signed for, paid for (where requested) and appropriately receipted. Assist with unloading/loading as appropriate
• When RentalWorks paperwork is applicable, ensure that a return slip is given to customer when picking up equipment in the field
• Identify any visible equipment defects to customer upon pick up and Rental Coordinator upon return
• Assist in the warehouse as directed
• Refer any customer feedback (positive or negative) to Floor Manager / Manager, Customer Service as soon as possible
• All other reasonable duties assigned by the Company

Qualifications:
• Successful completion of secondary school education
• At least 2 years of relevant work experience
• Up to date AZ/DZ driver’s license with clean driving abstract
• Continually provide exemplary customer service
• Knowledge of customer locations for pick-ups and deliveries
• General knowledge of equipment
• Knowledge of set operation
• Understand safety issues
• Appropriate license classification is mandatory; upgraded license classification is desirable
• Strong oral and written communication

Contacts:
• Frequent internal contacts within the Department and other Departments as required
• Frequent external suppliers, vendors and customers where applicable

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• Exposure to typical warehouse conditions including climatic change and motorized vehicles
• Frequent visits to set and customer locations
• Prolonged periods of sitting while safely operating a motorized vehicle
• Safe entry and exit from a truck using 3-point contact

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 veteran’s 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 for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

Lighting + Grip

2nd Department Head, Grip Department Vancouver

Division: Lighting & Grip
Location: 8301 Eastlake Drive
Reports to: Department Head, Grip

 

About the position
The position of 2nd Department Head follows specific processes as defined in the Procedures Handbook. The 2nd Department Head is the second most senior crew member and is a role model for the Department. They will partner with the Department Head to ensure consistent communication and processes throughout the department and warehouse. They will manage the Department’s activities during Department Head absence and be a key contributor to managing daily warehouse operations and ensure employees are fulfilling job responsibilities.
The Grip Department is built on a sturdy foundation of a positive attitude, clear communication and interest in helping out anyone who is in need. If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty from hauling sandbags to cleaning rain-soaked fabrics, this Department would be a good fit for you. If you have a keen attention to detail, work well under pressure and enjoy a day’s worth of physical labour, the Grip department is for you.

What you’ll do – Assist Department Head in performing the following:
• Manage the daily Department operation and staff ensuring all processes are properly followed in accordance with the Procedures       Handbook
• Train and coach staff on best use of equipment (including forklift and order picker as applicable) and procedures; monitor initiatives     ensuring effective and efficient implementation
• Ensure equipment is appropriately inspected, cleaned, tested, repaired, modified, manufactured and returned to inventory in an efficient   and timely manner as required. Preventative maintenance or innovative solutions are to be used/implemented as required.
• Ensure premises are clean and well organized
• Ensure appropriate staff coverage at all times during work hours
• Ensure all equipment and tools are properly accounted for and safeguarded
• Ensure all processes (including documentation) are reviewed on a continual basis and are as safe, efficient and effective as possible; provide  input to develop written procedures as required (best practices); ensure activities are conducted according to legislated requirements
• Identify issues and make recommendations; provide suggestions to Dept. Head on purchase/disposal of items as required; include testing     of newly purchased equipment and reviewing appropriate manufacturer’s warranty/guarantee programs when required
• Ensure information flows are open and that staff is informed and motivated
• Collaborate with Department Head regarding strategic direction
• Perform maintenance activities as appropriate and when required
• Maintain relations with other departments on an on-going basis
• Assist other areas of Sim as required
• Ensure adherence to provincial labour and safety guidelines
• Ensure RentalWorks records are maintained: purchase orders, equipment repair log, equipment inventory and issuing new equipment     barcodes, etc. as appropriate
• Participate in SAM meetings when required and when Department Head is absent
• Assist in distribution of Standards Bulletins
• Ensure the safeguarding of hazardous materials
• Participate in the Company’s on call rotation, as required

What you’ll need
• Secondary School education with minimum 5 years of warehouse experience
• 2 years of people management experience working with shifts and high volumes
• Practical knowledge of electricity, electronics and mechanical equipment, its applicable legislation and use; electrical or mechanical   certification desired
• Thorough understanding of safety issues
• Ability to have customer and company perspectives bearing in mind cost-effectiveness and recommendations
• Adaptable to change, able to prioritize and multi-task
• Comfort using computers regularly (Outlook, database systems and data networking)
• Working knowledge of WHMIS 2015 and Workplace Safety
• ETECP Certification recommended

Contacts:
• frequent internal contacts with all Departments
• frequent external contacts with suppliers and customers
• company representative concerning electrical/mechanical processes, procedures and legal requirements as required

Job Complexities:
• ensure quality and standardization of equipment
• ensure accuracy and timeliness of all processes
• organize and prioritize workload/issues in order to cope with volume and requests
• ensure customer needs are met by balancing demand and supply of inventory
• continually raise the level of performance expectations (quality and output volume)
• maintain temperament during times of high stress, staff issue and customer complaint
• exercise decision-making and independent judgement on an on-going basis in ever-changing environments
• respond to the needs of a diverse work force
• maintain a safe and effective work environment
• refer to higher level approval when required
• maintain communications during times of high work volume

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• on feet for extended periods of time
• frequent heavy lifting (up to 100 lb)
• warehouse conditions; exposure to climatic changes
• may be required to work outside for extended periods
• repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
• some exposure to chemicals
• frequent bending and kneeling
• overtime may be required (including weekends)

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 veteran’s 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 for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

Lighting + Grip

Warehouse Crew, Grip Department Vancouver

Division: Lighting & Grip
Location: 8301 Eastlake Drive
Reports to: Department Head, Grip

**We are looking to fill 2 (two) openings** 

About the position  
This is a full-time, permanent position from Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm with opportunity for overtime during busy periods. This is generally a warehouse shipping/receiving position which does not involve working on-set and is strictly within the warehouse.

The Grip Department is built on a sturdy foundation of a positive attitude, clear communication and interest in helping out anyone who is in need. If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty from hauling sandbags to cleaning rain-soaked fabrics, this Department would be a good fit for you. If you have a keen attention to detail, work well under pressure and enjoy a day’s worth of physical labour, the Grip department is for you.

What you’ll do 

  • Accurately pull and ship orders following Grip Shipping Processes
  • Receive rental orders and purchases following Grip Receiving Processes
  • Perform accurate counts on incoming and outgoing gear 
  • Identify and store items into proper areas following shelving practices
  • Refer defective bar codes (retired, out on another order, unreadable, i-code mix-up) to the Department Head, 2nd Department Head or Floor Manager for resolution
  • Refer RentalWorks data entry errors or COD orders to the Rental Coordinator (RC)
  • Direct customer enquiries/complaints to the RC, Customer Service Representative or Inside Sales Representative as appropriate
  • Conduct all duties expeditiously in a safe and careful manner to minimize damage
  • Ensure quality control of all equipment meets standards
  • Identify issues and make recommendations (includes damaged equipment on shelf, poor communication, paperwork, customer relations, etc.)
  • Maintain positive and courteous customer relationships
  • Build respectful team relationships with co-workers

 What you’ll need 

  • Grade 12
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in film and/or television production related field an asset
  • Warehouse experience preferred
  • Keen interest in shipping and receiving and film production gear
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Film production experience an asset

 Our work environment 

  • On feet for extended periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting (up to 100 lb), sometimes awkwardly sized equipment
  • Frequent bending and kneeling
  • Warehouse conditions; may be required to work outside for extended periods
  • Repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
  • Some exposure to chemicals (WHMIS training provided)
  • A friendly, positive work environment with a strong team dynamic
  • The opportunity to mentor new hires 
  • Open-door communication
  • A work environment where you can really make an impact!

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 veteran’s 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 for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

Lighting + Grip

Technician, Transport & Maintenance Vancouver

Division: Lighting & Grip
Location: 8301 Eastlake Drive
Reports to: Department Head, Transport

**We are looking for 2 (two) candidates for this role**

About the position
This role provides hands-on expertise in a wide range of areas, such as heavy machinery, carpentry, odd jobs, metal work, structural repairs, on-site maintenance and attending to ad-hoc departmental requirements. The role may also be responsible for being the primary security lead and participating in the company’s Green Initiative and their 5S initiative.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with the maintenance and repair of facilities, generators, equipment and tools
• Assist with the transfer and movement of vehicles and equipment between project/office locations as required by operations
• Ensure the transport workshop is kept neat and tidy, and in line with safety standards
• Assist with the inspection, testing, and repairing of departmental inventory in an efficient and timely manner
• Assist with equipment check outs and check ins, as required
• Carry out duties to ensure the facilities and premises are kept clean and well-organized
• As directed, provide prompt responses to requests and address issues concerning facility occupants
• Support in the construction of rentable inventory and equipment, furniture, and structures required on site
• Ensure all forklifts are regularly maintained and charged, as required
• Perform sandblasting, painting and branding tasks, as required
• Ensure the premises is maintained throughout the seasons including but not limited to, plowing snow, salting ice, using the front-end loader to even out gravel, repairing fences, and general maintenance/grounds keeping of the external premises
• Perform driving duties when relief and/or absence coverage is needed in that department
• Adhere to all departmental policies and practices
• May be asked to act as a point of contact for the Security company, as it relates to alarm notifications, assessments, upgrades and troubleshooting
• May be asked to participate in the company’s Green initiative as a Reel Green Ambassador assisting with sustainability projects and acting as a best practices agent as required
• All other reasonable duties and projects as assigned by the company

Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Relatable experience in facilities, maintenance and/or transport
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to change
• Good working knowledge of health and safety regulations applicable to the industry and jurisdiction

Other Attributes
• Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company. Listens carefully and takes care not to make assumptions.
• Customer service orientation – provides exceptional service to internal and external stakeholders
• Health and safety orientation – conducts oneself in a manner that keeps health and safety at top of mind at all times.
• Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness

Contacts:
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• On feet for extended periods of time
• Frequent heavy lifting (up to 100 lbs.)
• Frequent exposure to warehouse, woodshop, and garage conditions
• Exposure to climatic changes
• Occasional on-set component requires working off-site in widely varying conditions
• Some local travel required
• May be required to work outside for extended periods
• Repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
• Some exposure to hazardous materials
• Frequent bending and kneeling

Overtime may be required (including weekends)

The company reserves the right to make changes to all job descriptions with the evolving needs of the company.

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 veteran’s 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 for the job

 Please submit a resume to HR@siminternational.com

Lighting + Grip

Warehouse Crew, Cable and Swing Departments Vancouver

About the positions

This is a full-time, permanent position from Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm with opportunity for overtime during busy periods. This is generally a warehouse shipping/receiving position which does not involve working on-set and is strictly within the warehouse.

The Cable Department takes care of everything cable-related and consists of 12 crew members. Orders are created and staged, shipped out, returned and counted, and finally the gear is processed and put back into inventory. Cable is the most physically demanding of all the departments, with some cables weighing up to 85lbs each. In this crew, you will constantly be lifting and counting gear throughout the day in a well-rounded team environment. If you like to be on the move, enjoy physical exercise while working with others and don’t mind working in and outdoors, this department would be a good fit.

The Swing Department acquires and applies basic knowledge of each major department (Lighting, Cable, Grip) and is the largest department of 15 crew members. Once trained in basic procedures, you will bounce around to various tasks depending on workload needs. You should expect to work both inside and outside of the warehouse in all seasons and in varying weather conditions. This position would be a good fit if you enjoy working with a wide variety of people, have good attention to detail and a desire to learn about multiple departments. You will report to the Assistant Floor Manager and be managed by the Department Head based on assignment.

What you’ll do

  • Accurately pull and ship orders following Cable Shipping Processes
  • Receive rental orders and purchases following Cable Receiving Processes
  • Perform accurate counts on incoming and outgoing gear
  • Identify and store items into proper areas following shelving practices
  • Refer defective bar codes (retired, out on another order, unreadable, i-code mix-up) to the Department Head, 2nd Department Head or Floor Manager for resolution
  • Refer RentalWorks data entry errors or COD orders to the Rental Coordinator (RC)
  • Direct customer enquiries/complaints to the RC, Customer Service Representative or Inside Sales Representative as appropriate
  • Operate Forklift (training provided but certification is an asset)
  • Conduct all duties expeditiously in a safe and careful manner to minimize damage
  • Ensure quality control of all equipment meets standards
  • Identify issues and make recommendations (includes damaged equipment on shelf, poor communication, paperwork, customer relations, etc.)
  • Maintain positive and courteous customer relationships
  • Build respectful team relationships with co-workers

What you’ll need

  • Grade 12
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in film and/or television production related field an asset
  • Warehouse experience preferred
  • Keen interest in shipping and receiving and film production gear
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Film production experience an asset

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

Post Dailies + Rentals

Workflow Producer Vancouver

Position Summary

The Workflow Producer is the technical lead for the Vancouver office, responsible for creating, managing and communicating workflow from on set, to the digital dailies lab.  The ideal candidate will have an in depth understanding of both the production and post-production processes used on scripted episodic television and feature film jobs.  In this role you would be hands on designing new dailies workflows in tools such as Avid, Colorfront, Yoyotta and more, while leading and mentoring a team of local Workflow Supervisors.   Collaborating with other Workflow Producers across all Sim locations, you will also ensure standardized procedures, security protocols and safety of the negative are adhered to in your local office.  We look to our Workflow Producers as the leading innovators for how our dailies departments function on a technical level, and depend on them to implement efficient workflows so that our dailies staff work within budgeted timeframes, all while maintaining the quality we have come to expect at Sim.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Project Start Up and Management:

  • Position yourself as the lead representative for all communication from on set to post-production that may affect the digital negative
  • Work with internal Sim departments to understand all services being offered on assigned jobs, to ensure a united front to the client
  • Work with the on set technician (DIT/DMT or DUT), the Director of Photography as well as the finishing facility to design and sign off on a color workflow, from set to final grade
  • Design the VFX pull workflow to automate the process of turning over the appropriate color for each shot
  • Oversee Workflow Supervisors performing VFX pulls and perform VFX pulls as required
  • Communicate with the finishing facility to ensure that all specs are signed off on and a final workflow test is run between our lab and theirs for a conform
  • Set up and lead the workflow conference call and ensure all members of post and production understand the job scope
  • Ensure technicians are onboarded and trained by the Workflow Supervisor and are using a workflow you have signed off on
  • Use your experience and expertise to advise and direct client’s queries in a prompt and professional manner
  • Troubleshoot any questions or concerns regarding color flow with VFX vendors
  • Ensure Workflow Supervisor-led jobs have been set up for success and will be ready to deliver by day 1 of production
  • Ensure framing procedures, metadata capture and color flow are established on each job
  • Able and ready to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time, as dictated by a project’s shooting location and schedule at the Company’s discretion
  • Organize, coordinate, and manage the re-location and assembly of a remote dailies lab in various environments (including production office, hotel room, rental office) while still maintaining Sim’s high level of technical standards
  • Ensure technical documentation, workflow specifics and metadata from each show in your office is properly being tracked and managed in Metabanq
  • Ensure all media from production is backed up to LTO within no later than 48 hours of wrap
  • Address online/finishing house issues are resolved on an ‘urgent’ and professional basis to ensure any material that is holding up the finishing process is found and sent to them quickly
  • Promptly communicate any issues with the ‘digital negative’ to producer and post producer as soon as these issues are known
  • Ensure 24/7 technical support is available to all jobs, being on call for both clients and staff

Management of Staff:

  • Responsible for leading all technical/workflow processes assigned to Workflow Supervisors within your office, ensuring workflow procedures are put in place at the start of each job and are adhered to throughout the rest of the job
  • Lead training, mentoring and support for local Workflow Supervisors
  • Ensure deadlines are understood and met by the Workflow Supervisor and their technicians
  • Create system for producing and delivering screeners such as iPads, etc. to ensure production personnel are receiving these in a timely manner
  • Regularly check to ensure communication between Workflow Supervisors and post-production personnel on client side is being handled professionally and in a timely manner
  • Ensure that Workflow Supervisors are QC’ing (Quality Control) the technicians’ work to ensure metadata is tracking accurately for both picture and sound and that the Workflow Supervisor is QC’ing look management
  • Ensure Workflow Supervisors are submitting dailies invoicing information to accounting in a timely manner
  • Oversee master databases for all jobs in your office
  • Oversee staff and freelancers on all jobs and report any issues to management
  • Participate in Dailies Technicians interviews and provide recommendations to hire

Other Duties:

  • Fill the role of Workflow Supervisor when necessary
  • Lead Research and Development subgroups spearheading Sim’s continual innovation
  • Compile reports from R&D subgroups and distribute that information to your direct supervisor and other R&D subgroups
  • Participate in training programs (either as a student or instructor) designed to improve the collective knowledge base of the Company
  • Provide support and technical information to clients, potential clients and staff members when required
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Company
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • At least 5 years experience in Video/Film Production Industry
  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course
  • Proficiency working with a variety of post-production software including:
    • Colorfront, Avid, Davinci Resolve, Yoyotta
  • A practical knowledge of cameras and camera formats
  • Experience and proficiency in color grading
  • Ability to use, learn and implement new software and hardware
  • Experience in managing staff
  • Editorial experience an asset

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 – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the Company.
  • 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 the Company 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 & 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

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 for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

Post Production

Development and Operations Engineer

Location:

Open

About the Position: 

The Development and Operations Engineer will collaborate with software developers, IT, Workflow and Post Engineering staff to provide clients with technical support.  

 

What You’ll Do: 

Cloud/Virtualization Management 

  • Set up and manage cloud-based storage for internal use as well as clients 
  • Set up and manage complex AWS based infrastructures for public facing web applications 
  • Set up and manage VMware based infrastructures for internal enterprise services 

Infrastructure Support 

  • Provide direct server support during various operations such as deployment and general production  
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure new environments meet requirements and conform to best practices 
  • Design, implement and test agreed-upon infrastructures  
  • Automate deployment of Linux applications, system configurations and security settings  
  • Prioritize requests from operations, development and product teams fairly while demonstrating a sense of empathy 

Customer and Technical Service: 

  • Ensure technical support to internal team members for the technologies managed 
  • 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 

Other: 

  • Perform other duties that may be assigned 

 

What You’ll Need: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: 

  • Proficiency in AWS cloud services and VMware virtualization technologies 
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix administration 
  • Experience in SQL MySQL 
  • Proficiency in PHP, Python, or Perl 
  • Ideally experience with infrastructure automation tools like Terraform, Consul, Salt, etc. 
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always up, always available service 

 

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 

 

Our Work Environment: 

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment 
  • Some physical effort required (i.e. some lifting of supplies and computer equipment) 

 

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 for the job: 

Please submit a resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

Job seeker? Why choose Sim?

 

 We Offer:
  • Competitive wages
  • Retirement savings program with company matching
  • Comprehensive company-sponsored health benefits
  • Perks including discounted health and wellness programs
  • Exposure to best-in-class motion picture technologies
  •  Free parking 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
  • Open-door communication
  • A work environment where you can make an impact!

Equal Opportunity & Accessible Employment Statement

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 in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.