Careers

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

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Sim is a leading supplier of camera equipment, dailies and post-production solutions. With offices spanning North America, Sim’s team and services have supported features such as Spotlight, Funny Boy, Motherless Brooklyn, and You Should Have Left; award-winning documentaries Free Solo and The Last Dance; and hit television series including Game of Thrones, Watchmen, Good Doctor, Schitt’s Creek, Mr. Mayor, Umbrella Academy and Handmaid’s Tale. Sim’s Toronto and Vancouver facilities provide camera equipment rentals, while all our geographic locations (Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta) provide an array of services from dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing.

 

At Sim, we use our creative and technical talent to advance meaningful solutions for the entertainment industry. A crucial part of our purpose is to foster diversity and inclusion by celebrating individuality, as well as encouraging our teams to engage authentically with each other and our greater community. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn at @simcomplete.

Post Production

Office Administrator New York

Position Summary:

The Office Administrator is responsible for working with the General Manager to ensure achievement of operational excellence at the facility.  The Office Administrator will greet all guests to the office, route incoming communication via email, mail, etc. oversee the daily purchasing, and assist the teams.  The Office Administrator will also provide Administrative Support to all departments across the location they are based at.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors to the office in a professional and friendly manner;
  • Monitor all incoming communication to the business via email, telephone, and mail;
  • Answer and/or route all incoming communications promptly, professionally, and courteously;
  • Provide a prompt reply to general information requests with accurate information, and direct incoming inquiries to the appropriate staff member where required;
  • Assist with the accurate set-up of new clients in SharePoint documents;
  • Assist with the accurate set-up, and manage of Work Orders for artists;
  • Participate in maintaining a shared calendar of all meetings, events, travel, vacations, etc;
  • Ensure all staff and internal contractors are kept up to date with any fluctuations in the schedule, including ongoing/impending events;
  • Responsible for the processing of outgoing mail, packages and assist with shipments.
  • Liaise with Production transport personnel and ensure organized pick-up & delivery;
  • Oversee the stocking and ordering of office and kitchen supplies;
  • Ensure building operations are addressed in conjunction with needs of staff;
  • Sustain close communication with clients and act as a liaison to efficiently address their needs/concerns;
  • Manage cleanliness of office and kitchen environments;
  • Assist with completion and submission of staff expense reports;
  • Create and distribute daily schedule;
  • Act as point person for other location Office Administrators to ensure communication and information is shared between locations;
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company.

Invoicing

  • Generate and print daily invoices/quotes ensuring the prompt distribution to clients
  • Ensure inventory (drives, etc.) is properly tracked and accounted for in R2
  • Batch/integrate invoice information into the Company’s account system to ensure timely revenue recognition

Reports

  • Address requests for information. These requests may come verbally or in writing, from clients, vendors or co-workers. Need for reports may also arise organically from activities incumbent to this job.
  • Assist in maintaining the Tracking Document with an overview of costs and revenue
  • Provide weekly Profit and Loss reports

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills is required;
  • 2+ years’ experience in the film, television industry is desirable;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Knowledge of MAC based platforms is an asset;
  • Proficiency in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Invoicing;
  • Knowledge of Great Plains or other applicable accounting applications would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of R2 would be an asset.

Other Attributes

  • Adaptability/Flexibility– Adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities
  • Attention to Detail– Ensures that standards for self, staff, equipment and services are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service delivery.
  • Customer Service Focus– Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the Company
  • Decision Making/Problem Solving– Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them.
  • Self-Management– Works independently with minimal supervision and exhibit discipline in setting priorities
  • Teamwork– Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • 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 a warehouse environment.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

Post Production

Post Production Engineer New York

Position Summary:

The Post Production Engineer is a core technical resource for all matters involving the Finishing pipeline.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems and other workflow related computer system.
  • Maintain, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems and other workflow related computer systems.
  • Hardware and Software installations and support include, but are not limited to, Mac, Windows, Linux, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Colorfront Transkoder, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting shared network storage systems including, but limited to: Avid Unity, Avid ISIS and Quantum StorNext.
  • Perform and maintain monitor and speaker calibrations
  • Ensure excellent quality and customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective and timely manner.
  • Assist in prepping and maintaining of other production equipment when required.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of/and appreciation for Sim’s Purpose.
  • Provide assistance and information to each client, potential client, and staff member.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Be available after hours by email or phone, as needed.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 3+ years’ experience in Post Production Engineering, preferably in the Film/Television industry
  • Experience working in areas of Digital Intermediates, Color Correction, VFX, Audio Mix, and/or Broadcast Video
  • Experience working with Linux and Mac platforms
  • Experience with DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk Smoke/Flame, Avid, and/or ProTools
  • Experience with SAN & NAS platforms, such as Quantum Stornext and Avid Nexis, a plus
  • Experience with calibrating, configuring, and operating critical viewing monitors, video routers, video decks, and other professional video hardware systems, a plus
  • Familiarity with the areas of color science and video standards, a plus
  • Knowledge of IT related areas, like network switching and routing, firewalls, DNS, IP management, etc, a plus
  • Familiarity with shell scripting, computer/storage virtualization, and general DevOps, a big plus

Other Attributes

  • Decision Making/Problem Solving: Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them.
  • Customer Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim.
  • Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company.
  • Teamwork: Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness.
  • Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision. Challenges the status quo.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

How to apply:

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

 

Post Production

Unscripted Finishing Producer Los Angeles

Position Summary:

The role of the Finishing Producer is to coordinate offline, online, mix and color sessions of various types of media production including multi-cam specials and unscripted series.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with multiple clients directly to manage their schedules and deadlines for each show.
  • Schedule Offline, Online and Assists for each show.
  • Liaise closely with Sales to adjust bids and quotes for additional work throughout the facility
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Operations, Editors and Colorists to usher work through post -production pipeline, sometimes through multiple facilities
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving, sometimes for multiple vendors
  • Knowledge of Xytech/Media Pulse, Microsoft Office 365
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 3+ years’ experience as a finishing producer or post supervisor
  • Detailed knowledge of the post production process with an emphasis on Multi – Cam Avid Offline, 4K/UHD/HD Online, HDR/SDR grading.
  • Understanding of various types of media, transcoding, file types, various delivery platforms (has delivered to network as well as various streaming services, including Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Studios & Hulu).
  • Experience managing various workflows through Avid, Premiere, Resolve, Flame, Baselight, & Symphony.
  • Proactively handle day to day Client Service issues and escalate to management when necessary
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in a client-facing role
  • Has the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail along with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines

Other Attributes

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving– Identifies an issue and processes relevant information in order to present viable solutions
  • Customer Service Focus– Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’sexperience
  • 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 achieve the company 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 relied 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 currently in a remote workflow
  • Some physical effort required, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

Post Production

Production Assistant Los Angeles

Position Summary:

The Production Assistant is vital in the day-to-day operations at Sim. They will work closely with Client Services, Reception, Clients and Post staff on a daily basis.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run errands for all departments picking up and delivering packages, groceries, drives, equipment, etc.
  • Stock snacks and kitchen supplies in designated areas. This includes compiling lists for restocking orders.
  • Clean bays for before and after reviews.
  • Coordinate with Client Services and Reception to pick up lunches or dinners for staff and clients.
  • Maintain a clean and presentable work environment in all common areas and bays.
  • Asist in setting up offices and editing rooms by moving furniture, hanging boards and posters etc.
  • Fill in for Receptionist during evening hours and during breaks or absence.
  • Cultivate and maintain a positive working relationship with all clients and staff.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in creative field preferred
  • Office or production experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office and Google Docs proficiency required

Other Attributes

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Spanish skills a plus but not required
  • Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to day to day needs
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to complete tasks efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Interest or knowledge in Post Production and the entertainment industry

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the SIM team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs may be required
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

 

Post Dailies + Rentals

Digital Archiving Technician Los Angeles

Position Summary:

Uses technical knowledgeto ensure that all LTO tapes are completed in a timely manner and that all LTO’s are QC’ed in accordance with LTO quality control procedures. May also be involved in cloud-based archiving solutions, using quality control procedures to ensure accurate data backups are made.  Communicate with direct supervisor on a daily basis to ensure that all relevant tapes and hard drives received or created are logged, tracked, and shipped to clients or client storage facilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

LTO Creation

  • Participate in ongoing training of LTO procedures with Digital Archiving Technician in all offices worldwide.
  • Communicate with workflow supervisors and dailies technicians and manage any drivescontaining Master media and/or dailies to be Archived.
  • Responsible for verifying all media before writing the LTO.
  • Create LTO’s for any and all long format shows or features that require archiving.
  • Maintain system for producing and delivering LTO and all necessary elements, and ensure clients are receiving these items in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the master database of all dailies LTO created during the course of production.
  • Ensure that all LTO’s are properly stored in a LTO safe.
  • Maintain LTO safe inventory database and documentation
  • Be the primary point of contact for clients that are using our a la carte LTO’ing services.
  • Manage LTO tape library system via hardware and software
  • Continuously research new ways to improve the company’s system of LTO creation and tracking.

Cloud Based Archiving

  • Initiate upload of requested media, following all studio specifications regarding naming, folder structure, required checksums, etc.
  • Communicate with client regarding the tier of archival required.
  • Perform MHL checksums on all assets to be uploaded.
  • Confirm receipt of media assets to client/studio upon delivery.
  • Oversee SAN/terrablock management in order to facilitate efficient completion of jobs in queue.
  • Maintain consistent bandwidth speeds for all uploads/downloads

Administration

  • Create manifests of LTO contents and LTO labels for each tape
  • Shipping of LTO’s to clients.
  • Use the company’s strict Archive tracking paperwork to ensure accurate delivery and tracking is maintained and accounted for.
  • Track and report the status of all LTO 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 of the company.

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

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course or relevant work experience
  • Proficiency working with AVID and/or Premiere
  • 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 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 and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

Post Production

Deliverables Supervisor New York

Position Summary:

The Deliverables Supervisor is responsible for developing and performing streamlined deliverables processes as well as maintaining client and studio relationships.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Finishing Producers in determining deliverables needs and schedule for each project
  • Work with workflow/online teams to plan most efficient deliverables workflow
  • Follow and implement streamlined workflows as defined by the internal team and job/customer
  • Provide direction and leadership to various internal teams regarding deliverables
  • Assist in training deliverables team members
  • Output, export, or distribute media
  • Create UHD/HDR/HD/SD broadcast masters or proxy files
  • Capture and transcode media from tape-based formats (HDCam SRW, etc.)
  • Prepare head formats, slates and tail formats per specifications
  • Create and distribute the following, as required:
    • Interoperable Master Format (IMF) packages
    • J2K Mastering/AS-02 packages
    • Digital Cinema Packages/Digital Cinema Distribution Masters
  • Set up sessions and execute work using patch bay and router system
  • Complete all other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 3-5 years’ experience with Avid Media Composer, Davinci Resolve, Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience with Transkoder, Fuze/Clipster, MAC Caption and CineX Tools a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Robust data management skills
  • Familiarity with offline and online media management storage
  • Ability to set up various HD tape formats including XDcam, HDcam SR, DVC Pro
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and occasional overtime

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 required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

Post Production

Post Engineering Technician Los Angeles

Position Summary:

The Post Engineering Technician is responsible for building, maintaining and ensuring client support of editing and workflow systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strong skills installing and troubleshooting Avid Editing systems.
  • Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Maintain, clean, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Perform installations and tear outs of in-house and on location editing systems, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Hardware and Software installations and support include, but are not limited to, Mac, Windows, Avid, Express Dailies, Davinci Resolve, Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting shared network storage systems including, but limited to, Avid NEXIS and Facilis Terrablock.
  • Assist in formatting and testing cards and drives as needed.
  • Perform and maintain monitor calibrations.
  • Ensure excellent quality and customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure equipment is properly assigned, booked, prepped and dispatched in RentalWorks.
  • Ensure transfers are coordinated and assigned properly in RentalWorks.
  • Report all damages or malfunctioning equipment to Director of Post Engineering, General Manager and Senior Post Engineer, and ensure it is properly assigned to service in RentalWorks.
  • Be available as a consultant during show preparations that involve digital media workflows and work continually towards self-development to stay current on new technology, trends, procedures & practices.
  • Assist in prepping and maintaining of other production equipment when required.
  • Ensure that editing suites and equipment room are kept clean and organized.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of/and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values.
  • Provide assistance and information to each client, potential client, and staff member.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Be available after hours by email or phone, as needed.
  • Assist with IT tasks as needed. This may include, but is not limited to, telephone assignment & troubleshooting, internet troubleshooting, printer setup & troubleshooting, etc.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong working knowledge of PC/MAC based computers and software
  • Active ACSR status a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • 5yrs Experience working in the Film and television industry a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

Other Attributes

  • Decision Making/Problem Solving:Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them.
  • Self Management: Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities.
  • Customer Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim.
  • Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company.
  • Teamwork: Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness.
  • Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision. Challenges the status quo.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

Post Production

Media Manager New York

Position Summary:

The Media Manager will work directly with the media management team and finishing producers to ensure that data IO workflows are implemented and adhered to. This person will perform pre-conforms, archiving, media management, pulls and archiving.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Media Manager’s number one priority is to handle all of the picture finishing department’s data I/O and media management.
  • Download all materials when received digitally from clients.
  • Perform first glance checks of client’s hard drives, digital files to check for errors or incorrect files.
  • Responsible for occasional LTO archiving and restoring of DI assets for all film and television productions while adhering to MPAA regulations
  • Responsible for all data on SAN environment including but not limited to files copies setting file permissions and the creation/ deletion / and management of projects
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving
  • Maintain organization and folder structure for projects in accordance with the Sim Post file management policies and procedures
  • Assist in conform of feature films (both narrative and documentary), episodic television, and short films using Davinci Resolve, Avid Symphony, Adobe Premiere, Filmlight Baselight & Autodesk Flame.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2-3 years experience in the Post Production sector
  • A demonstrated history of being detail oriented, organized, and respectful of a quiet work environment.
  • Previous experience working hands on with computers and/or in IT, plus comfortable learning new software.
  • Experience using Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere CC, Final Cut Pro, and/ or DaVinci Resolve and Smoke/Flame.
  • Competency in diagnosing issues with software.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines.

Other Attributes

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving– Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions
  • Teamwork– Participates actively with the team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication– Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
  • 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.
  • 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 required, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

Post Production

Finishing Producer New York

Position Summary:

The role of the Finishing Producer is to coordinate offline, online, mix and color sessions of various types of media production including commercial, TV, feature, and deliverables work.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Engineering, Operations, Editors and Colorists to usher work through post production pipeline, occasionally through multiple facilities
  • Schedule and deliver multiple episodic projects, films and commercials
  • Liaise closely with Sales to adjust bids and quotes for additional work throughout the facility
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving, sometimes for multiple vendors
  • Create, track, revise the post schedule and work orders for all bookings, including rooms, equipment and resources
  • Use Xytech to process work orders and create pre-invoices for clients
  • Work with finance to bill clients accurately and in a timely manner
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 6+ years’ experience in the post production sector
  • Detailed knowledge of the post production process with an emphasis on Broadcast/Theatrical color grading, online, visual effects, CG workflows, mixing and some offline knowledge
  • Understanding of various types of media, file types, EDLs and delivery specifications
  • Experience managing film and television workflows
  • Proactively handle day to day Client Service issues and escalate to management when necessary
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in a client-facing role
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines

Other Attributes

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving– Identifies an issue and processes relevant information in order to present viable solutions
  • Customer Service Focus– Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’sexperience
  • 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 achieve the company 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 relied 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 required, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

Post Production

Supervising Finishing Producer Los Angeles

Position Summary:

To oversee the post producing department as well as facilitate post workflow through the facility on multiple episodic projects.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Post Producing team through the daily challenges that may arise
  • Work closely with sales to assign projects to fellow producers
  • Work with multiple clients directly to manage their schedules and deadlines for each show.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Operations, Editors and Colorists to usher work through post -production pipeline, sometimes through multiple facilities
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving, sometimes for multiple vendors
  • Schedule day to day work using Xytech
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience as a finishing producer.
  • Detailed knowledge of the post production process with an emphasis on HDR/SDR grading, UHD/HD/4K online, visual effects, CG workflows, and some offline knowledge.
  • Understanding of various types of media, file types, EDLs and delivery specifications (has delivered to various streaming services, including Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Studios, Hulu.
  • Experience managing various workflows through Resolve, Flame, Baselight, & Symphony.
  • Proactively handle day to day Client Service issues and escalate to management when necessary
  • Can handle stressful situations
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in a client-facing role
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines

Other Attributes

· Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information in order to present viable solutions

· Customer Service Focus – Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s  experience

· 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 achieve the company 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 relied upon to achieve results with little need for oversight

· Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Working in a remote/on – site environment.
  • Some physical effort required, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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

 

 

 

 

Post Production

Senior Conform Artist New York

About the Position:

The Senior Conform Artist is responsible for ensuring that the final product is complete and ready for delivery. This includes conforming, online editing, creating opticals, titling, and other detail-oriented tasks.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Expert understanding and utilization of EDLs, XMLs, AAFs, and the conform process
  • Cleanup various distractions by applying paint, blur, and general color corrections to client files
  • Provide superior customer service to clients, including:
  • Manage and respond to client emails and requests in a timely manner
  • Review all projects with each client prior to final delivery to ensure client standards have been met
  • Assist in creation of deliverables for each show
  • Manage each assigned project to the extent possible, including managing time and budgets when needed
  • Provide titling services
  • Assist in the development of enhanced workflow processes
  • Perform Quality Control on conformed sequences
  • Learn and adhere to facility standard practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of relevant post production experience required
  • 4-year College Degree in a related field or equivalent years of experience preferred
  • Experience with feature film and television workflows
  • Working knowledge of frame rates, codecs, and aspect ratios
  • Advanced Knowledge of DaVinci Resolve and Avid Media Composer
  • Experience with Filmlight Baselight and/or Autodesk Flame preferred, Adobe Creative Cloud knowledge a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team in a busy environment and handle the demands and pressures of multiple daily deadlines

Other Attributes:

  • Accountability– Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relied upon to achieve results with little need for oversight
  • Adaptability/Flexibility– Adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and daily work responsibilities
  • Attention to Detail– Ensures accuracy and completeness when preparing documents, recording information and entering data
  • 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 Oriented – Thinks and acts in a way that considers the needs of clients and others and ensures a high level of quality and satisfaction for all
  • Decision Making/Problem Solving – Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information, comes up with possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements them
  • Development/Continual Learning– Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Equipment Operation– Utilizes knowledge of equipment, gear, tools or vehicles to transport goods and create/maintain or repair equipment that fully satisfies the demands of the assignment
  • Integrity – Demonstrates responsible behavior at all times and maintains high ethical standards. Keeps confidences
  • Initiative: Finds and implements new ideas and technical innovations that will help the company improve
  • Leadership – Motivates and inspires others and self to take action to achieve Company goals
  • Self-Management– Works independently with minimal supervision and exhibits discipline in setting priorities
  • Stress Tolerance– Functions effectively in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations and helps calm others
  • Teamwork– Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness

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

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 Production

Dailies Technician (3 month Contract) Toronto

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

Administration:
• 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

Qualifications:
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.

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
  • Sim Volunteer Days: one company-paid day off per year for an employee to donate their time to a local, charitable cause.
  • 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.