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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.

Post Production

Dailies Technician

Location:

Devens/Boston, Massachusetts

About the Position: 

The Dailies Technician uses technical abilities to color, process, and sync digital footage. Ensures a seamless workflow of media to post through standardized Dailies & Rentals quality control procedures and constant communication with set and post production.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Processing and syncing digital dailies to editorial specifications.
  • Working closely with a few of the on-set crew members.
  • Frequent communication with members of post-production.
  • Assuring the quality and accuracy of the master media for archiving.
  • Troubleshooting any issues that may arise during the course of the job.

What You’ll Need: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: 

  • 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 – 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
  • Some exposure to warehouse environment

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

**Temporary Position**

 

 

Post Production

Finishing Producer Toronto

Position Summary:

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Engineering, Operations, Editoris and Colorists to usher work through post production pipeline, sometimes 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 orders and create estimates and invoices for clients
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • 4+ years experience in the post production sector
  • Detailed knowledge of the post production process with an emphasis on Broadcast color grading, online, visual effects, CG workflows, and some offline knowledge.
  • Understanding of various types of media, file types, EDLs and delivery specifications.
  • Experience managing film and television workflows.
  • Proactively handles day to day Client Services issues and escalates 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’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, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media.
  • 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

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

Lighting + Grip

Accounts Payable Clerk Vancouver

Position Summary:

To ensure that all documentation (e.g., supplier invoicing, billing, etc.) is entered in the accounting system on a timely and efficient basis ensuring accuracy, correct coding and application to the appropriate fiscal period.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable Duties

  • receive and process vendor invoices, including matching to P.O. and packing slips, coding distribution, circulation for approvals and posting to the computer system
  • Issue vendor payments as required
  • Maintain Paid Invoice files
  • regularly reconcile Accounts Payable sub-ledgers with Vendor Statements, as well as the General Ledger
  • other duties as assigned by supervisor

Accounting Duties

  • Assist with Year End Audit requests
  • identify and investigate errors verifying information with appropriate sources prior to implementing changes
  • Work with and as part of the accounting team as required to obtain approvals, identify issues and concerns, and obtain guidance
  • maintain documentation files according to processes and procedures

 

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum 1-year’s experience in a similar role
  • excellent oral and written communication
  • knowledge of accounting practices and Commodity taxes an asset
  • knowledge of computer systems – Windows based software, Concur and MS Office
  • Knowledge of Oracle, and RentalWorks systems an asset

 

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • office environment
  • long periods of sitting
  • hours of focusing at the workstation
  • occasional exposure to warehouse conditions

 

How to apply for the job: 

Please submit a resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

Post Production

Post Production Engineer New York

About the Position:

The Post Production Engineer position is responsible for building, maintaining and ensuring client support of editing, color, and workflow systems.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Maintain, clean, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems and other workflow related computer system.
  • Complete hardware and software installations and provide support. Includes, but not limited to, Mac, Windows, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Express Dailies, Davinci Resolve, Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting shared network storage systems including, but limited to, Avid Unity, Avid ISIS and Quantum StorNext.
  • Calibrate, configure, and operate critical viewing monitors, video routers, video decks, and other professional video hardware systems
  • 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.
  • Be available as a consultant during projects 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.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Be available after hours by email or phone, as needed.

 

What You’ll Need:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience with calibrating, configuring, and operating professional video hardware systems
  • Strong working knowledge of PC/MAC/Linux based computers and software.
  • Good knowledge of IT related areas, like network switching and routing, firewalls, IP management, DNS, DHCP, SMB, NFS, etc.
  • 5 years experience working in the Film and television industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Our Work Enviorment:

  • 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

 

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

Post Production

Online Editor (Baselight) Los Angeles

About the Position: 

The Online Editor is responsible for ensuring that the final product is complete and ready for delivery.  This includes titling, scene corrections, edits, and other detail-oriented tasks.  The Online Editor is also responsible for cultivating and fostering productive working relationships with clients during sessions. 

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Use relevant software, plug-ins and hardware to conform to and match offline edit sequence; 
  • Communicate with clients and in-house producers regarding missing elements and other show needs to ensure an efficient completion of the project; 
  • Cleanup various distractions by applying paint, blur, and general color corrections to client files; 
  • Create Air Master and Version of each show; 
  • Manage each assigned project, including managing time and budgets when needed; 
  • Provide titling services; 
  • Drop in VFX, etc. as needed; 
  • Create Credit Beds; 
  • Review all projects with each client prior to final delivery to ensure client standards have been met; 
  • Manage and respond to client emails and requests in a timely manner; 
  • Assist in the ongoing development of improved workflow processes; 
  • Other duties as assigned 

What You’ll Need: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: 

  • 3-5 years of relevant online editing experience required 
  • 4-year College Degree in a related field or equivalent years of experience preferred 
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent customer services 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 
  • 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.   
  • 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 
  • Discretion and Confidentiality – Ensures that all employee details and information is kept confidential unless otherwise specified by management 
  • 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

 

Our Work Environment: 

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some exposure to physical risk

 

**Temporary Position** 

 

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

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

 

 

Lighting + Grip

Warehouse Crew, Swing Department Vancouver

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 Swing Departmentacquires 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 outgoing orders following Department Shipping Processes
  • Receive rental orders following Department Receiving Processes
  • Effectively carry out work assignments designated by Asst. Floor Manager and Department Heads
  • Build respectful team relationships with co-workers in all Departments
  • Perform general warehouse work and maintain all areas to ensure clean and safe conditions
  • Conduct all duties expeditiously in a safe and careful manner to minimize damage
  • Test and process equipment to ensure quality control to meet Sim standards
  • Identify issues and make recommendations (includes damaged equipment on shelf, poor communication, paperwork, customer relations, etc.)
  • Assist with various projects around the warehouse
  • Maintain positive and courteous customer relationships
  • Direct occasional customer enquiries/complaints to the RC, Customer Service Representative or Inside Sales Representative as appropriate

 

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.

 

How to apply

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

 

 

Post Production

Operations Manager New York

About the Position:

The Operations Manager will provide leadership to the team and is responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Sim New York facility. This involves managing Tech, Facility, Reception and Production Assistants, collaborating with our Production team, and working with offline clients with a focus on finding solutions.

 

What You’ll Do:

Daily Operations

  • Prepare and coordinate clients’ accommodations and edit systems prior to a production’s start date
  • Oversee Tech and Facility Departments to ensure clients’ accommodations and systems are amenable to clients’ requests and daily tasks
  • Collaborate with Sales Department on availability and accommodation of offline bookings
  • Collaborate with Tech and Facility Departments on room and system move strategies
  • Serve as main point of contact for all Offline clientele on a daily basis
  • Field client concerns, comments and requests throughout their time at Sim
  • Oversee Tech, Facility, Reception and Production Assistant support daily tasks
  • Process, manage and track client and employee building access cards
  • Manage general upkeep of facility (e.g., ordering furniture, coordinating with vendors, scheduling necessary building maintenance)

 

Administrative

  • Develop and facilitate training scheme for entry-level production assistants through the Made in NY Post PA Program
  • Direct management of Office Administrator, Facility Managers, Production Assistants and Post Engineering Technician in local facility. Includes mentoring & training, attendance & performance management, ongoing communication, oversight of daily tasks, enforcement of processes & procedures, participation in hiring and selection process.
  • Initiate start paperwork, work orders and invoices for freelance editors and assistant editors
  • Review and approve weekly billing for all Offline clients
  • Lead weekly Tech, Facility and Reception meetings
  • Manage and track Offline client requests in scheduling system, Xytech
  • Conduct audits on scheduling in Xytech to ensure accuracy of all client information, dates and rooms
  • Managing timesheets and holiday schedule of seven employees

 

Additional Duties

  • Oversee events held at facility as needed (e.g., scheduling, staffing, and budget)
  • Provide Partner + VP, Post New York with any additional support, as assigned

 

What You’ll Need:

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the film and television industry
  • Experience working in the post production industry a plus
  • Experience working in a managerial position a plus
  • Strong experience in the client services industry preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Xytech and Dayforce preferred
  • Knowledge of Avid, Final Cut Pro, Premiere editing systems a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel preferred

 

Other Attributes:

  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective organizational, decision making and logistical problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment under pressure and with minimal supervision, adhering to tight deadlines handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to confidently and accurately interact with all employees
  • Capacity for listening and dealing with confrontation all with a customer-centric mentality

 

Our Work Enviornment:

  • 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

 

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

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.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • 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

 

What You’ll Need:

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of relevant post production experience require
  • 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Engineering Technician Toronto

The Engineering Technician supports the business’ operations to ensure all employees have the technical resources needed in order to provide exceptional service to our clients. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the following computer systems: Avid Pro Tools editing and mixing (including Dolby Atmos), Avid Media Composer, Avid Unity, ISIS and Nexis, and DaVinci Resolve. Mac is the standard platform for most of our systems, so you will need to have a deep understanding of it, but you will also need to have excellent Windows knowledge. (It’ll be a bonus if you are very versatile with Linux too). Flexibility in working hours is a requirement, as some evening and weekend work will be expected.

About the Position

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Configure and troubleshoot Pro Tools, Media Composer and Resolve systems.
  • Assist in managing Unity, ISIS and Nexis Shared Storage systems.
  • Assist in managing our custom production servers and networks.
  • Participate in deliveries to the field for remote editorial setup and teardown.
  • Maintain the various editing and mixing systems to peak efficiency.
  • Respond promptly to situations that require technical support and/or service.
  • Configure editing and mixing systems to work securely on our various networks
  • Assist clients and staff with any concerns regarding equipment and workflows.
  • Work with our IT department to keep all of our public and private networks functioning.
  • Stay current with equipment, systems and operations.

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • 5 years of experience in a professional audio/video editing business desirable
  • Post-secondary education in Audio/Video Technology, or a related field required
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Mac hardware and software
  • Familiarity/working knowledge of all or some of the following computer systems: Avid ProTools editing and mixing (including Dolby Atmos). Avid Media Composer, Avid Unity, ISIS and Nexis, and DaVinci Resolve
  • A thorough understanding of professional audio and video systems is mandatory
  • A willingness to learn coupled with a willingness to work hard are a must.

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

Post Production

Workflow Producer Vancouver

Position Summary 

The Workflow Producer is responsible for producing digital cinema workflow creation and long format project management. Will hold the experience and expertise to produce, manage and oversee projects and staff in both local and remote scenarios. Will monitor, track and manage staff, assets and budgets to ensure jobs are completed with standards of excellence on time and on budget. Is able to ensure that all staff use technical abilities to supervise the coloring, processing, syncing, and archiving of digital footage. Ensures a seamless workflow of media to post through standardized quality control procedures and constant communication with set and post production. Oversee other staff who are handling the day-to-day duties on a show. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities 

Local Project Start Up and Management: 

  • Initiate and oversee all initial communication on startup of projects being serviced from our brick and mortar labs, worldwide. 
  • 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. 
  • Position yourself as the lead representative for all communication from on set to post production that may affect the digital negative. 
  • 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 them for a conform. 
  • Set up and lead the workflow conference call and ensure all members of post and production understand the job at hand. 
  • Ensure technicians are hired and trained by the Workflow Supervisor on the workflow you have signed off on. 
  • Provide a clear and accurate hand off to the Workflow Supervisor once the job is up and running. 
  • Use experience and expertise to be able to advise and direct client’s queries in a prompt and professional manner. 
  • Required to take control of situations and provide support to Workflow Supervisors in areas of difficulty. 
  • Be on 24 hr call for both clients and staff. 

Remote Project Start Up and Management: 

  • Initiate and oversee all initial communication on startup of projects being serviced in a POD style lab worldwide. 
  • 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. 
  • Position yourself as the lead representative for all communication from on set to post production that may affect the digital negative. 
  • 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 them for a conform. 
  • Set up and lead the workflow conference call and ensure all members of post and production understand the job at hand. 
  • Ensure technicians are hired and trained by the Workflow Supervisor on the workflow you have signed off on. 
  • Needs to be willing and ready to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time dictated by a project’s shooting locations and schedule at the Company’s discretion. 
  • Required to organize, coordinate, and manage the re-location and assembly of a POD style lab in various different environments (including production office, hotel room, rental office) whilst still maintaining the high level of technical standards expected by the Company. 
  • Responsible for the hiring, coordination, and training of local crew on how to carry out the technical role they’re hired for. 
  • Responsible for training local staff on Bling procedures and working practices. 
  • Be on 24 hr call for both clients and staff. 

Management of Staff: 

  • Establish yourself as the leader of all Workflow Supervisors within your office. 
  • Participate in training Workflow Supervisors and crew on your shows. Evaluate their abilities to ensure the supervisors and their technicians are ready to deliver the show’s specs from Day 1. 
  • Ensure workflow procedure put in place at show startup is being adhered to, and that any updates to the production’s workflow are implemented into the show’s workflow documents. 
  • Provide ongoing training to Workflow Supervisors and Dailies Technicians as needed. 
  • Ensure deadlines are understood and met by the Workflow Supervisor and their technicians. 
  • Create system for producing and delivering screeners such as DVDs, iPads, etc. to ensure production personnel are receiving these in a timely manner. 
  • Continuously 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 and ensure LTO backups are being completed and delivered to client. 

Liase with Post Production: 

  • Responsible for establishing workflow and getting final sign off from post. 
  • Lead all workflow calls during show start up. 
  • Establish yourself as the backup go-to person for post production to contact for the duration of the show with any issues or questions they may have. 
  • Ensure that Workflow Supervisors are maintaining a professional level of communication throughout the course of the production when dealing with any member of post production team. 
  • Ensure that the Workflow Supervisors are troubleshooting any problems post production may bring to your attention. 
  • Deal with online/finishing house on an ‘urgent’ and professional basis in order to ensure any material that is holding up the finishing process is found and sent to them quickly. 
  • Communicate any issues with ‘digital negative’ promptly to producer and post producer as soon as these issues are known. 
  • Ensure 24/7 technical support is available to all show. 
  • Ensure excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective and timely manner. 

Other Duties: 

  • Fill the role of the Workflow Supervisor when not supervising a Workflow Supervisor 
  • Fill the role of Workflow Supervisor when necessary. 
  • Lead Research and Development subgroups spearheading Bling’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. 

Administration: 

  • Oversee staff and freelancers on all shows and report any issues to management. 
  • Interview and hire Dailies Technicians for all shows under your supervision. 
  • Ensure that freelancer contracts are current. 
  • Ensure that Workflow Supervisor are tracking and reporting the status of supplies and stock at the lab. 
  • Answer calls from clients and provide 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 and timely manner. 
  • Provide assistance and technical information to clients, potential clients and staff members when required. 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience: 

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Audio/Video/Film Production Industry. 
  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course. 
  • Proficiency working with a variety of post production software including Avid, FCP, DaVinci, RedCine X, and Colorfront. 
  • A practical knowledge of cameras and camera formats. 
  • Experience and proficiency in color grading. 
  • Work and practical experience in Audio/Video/Film Production Industry. 
  • Ability to use, learn and implement new software and hardware. 
  • Experience in managing staff. 

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 
  • Some exposure to warehouse environment 

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 your resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

 

Lighting + Grip

Warehouse Crew, Cable Department Vancouver

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 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.

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 for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter 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.