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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.

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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.

Our Work Environment

  • Work is typically performed in an office environment
  • Some local travel may be required
  • Some physical effort required including sitting for prolonged periods and lifting up to 501bs. occasionally
  • Frequent use of standard office equipment such as computers
  • Attendance requirement at after-hours activities (e .g. company events)
  • Open to flexible working hours including evenings and weekends.

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

Corporate

Master Data Clerk Vancouver

Position Summary:

The Master Data Clerk supports company Master Data Management objectives with a focus on fast, flexible and accurate data processing.Ensures all data pertaining to the master data records are set up and maintained in Oracle Financials and other key systems with complete accuracy.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in master data creation and use of supporting tools
  • Review, monitor and validate master data and ensure master data integrity in key systems and identify areas for data quality improvements
  • Support, maintain and enforce the processes to support data security, standards and quality
  • Assist in development and documentation of processes, policies and controls with functional data owners
  • Assist in resolving data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies collaborating with subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Provide support to data owners in performing data validation & accuracy management
  • Contribute to ideas and actions towards continuous improvement of processes within master data and data quality
  • Facilitate and participate in both project and day-to-day data cleansing activities
  • Maintain good communication with business partners regarding master data requests. Aggressively pursue all information required for the timely completion of work assignments
  • Conduct work in a timely and organized manner

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science,statistics, mathematics or in related fieldor equivalent work experience
  • Relatable work experience in a related role
  • Experience with financial system preferred (Oracle an asset)
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel analyzing data
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently, proactively as well as in teams
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to work based upon specific timelines and dependencies

Other Attributes

  • 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.
  • Integrity – Demonstrates responsible behavior at all times and maintains high ethical standards. Keeps confidences
  • Leadership– Motivates and inspires others and self to take action to achieve Company goals
  • 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
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • Some physical effort required (i.e. some lifting of supplies and material)
  • Long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Some exposure to warehouse environment
  • Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines

How to apply for the job:

Please submit a resume to HR@siminternational.com 

 

 

Post Production

Finishing Producer Los Angeles

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, Editors 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

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & 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 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

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

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

Equal Opportunity & Accommodation  

Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected 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

Colourist Toronto

Position Summary

Our Finishing Colorists are responsible for color grading a wide variety of moving images for a very broad range of content, primarily series television, feature films and commercials & specials. The Finishing Colorist must also possess the ability to communicate extremely well with clients to produce the highest quality possible.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute colorist tasks using Davinci Resolve software.
  • Assist with developing the look of a project with clients.
  • Maintain the departments best working practices.
  • Explore and recommend new color grading techniques when appropriate.
  • Assist with the creation of finishing deliverables, as required.
  • Participate in general DI workflow processes.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of color grading techniques, and workflow.
  • Thorough understanding of most up-to-date color grading techniques and technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills with both clients and colleagues.
  • Knowledge of color correction software (Davinci Resolve)
  • Understanding of various types of cameras and codecs.
  • An understanding of LUTs, CDLs and other motion imaging transforms.
  • Familiarity with DPX/EXR frame based as well as camera source clip-based workflows.
  • Ability to operate waveform monitors and vector scopes
  • Detailed knowledge of the post production process including color grading, online, visual effects, CG workflows, and some offline knowledge.
  • Experience working in a client-facing role
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines.
  • The right candidate will be an excellent multi-tasker with the ability to respond quickly to changes in priorities and work flow updates.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimum supervision in a fast-paced casual environment.
  • Perform various other tasks on an as-needed basis to meet production needs.

Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Work is performed in a color suite including one or more video displays and audio occasionally.
  • Low physical effort required

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, Grip 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 Grip Department is built on a sturdy foundation of a positive attitude, clear communication and interest in helping out anyone who is in need of extra muscle. This department consists of 10 crew members and is a good fit If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty from hauling sandbags to cleaning rain-soaked fabrics. True grit is a prerequisite for success in the Grip crew. If you have a keen attention to detail, work well under pressure and get down to the nitty gritty, the Grip department is for you. 

What you’ll do 

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

What you’ll need 

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

Our work environment 

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

Equal Opportunity & Accommodation 

Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected 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 by noon on Monday, August 26th. 

 

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 by noon, Tuesday, August 14th.

Post Production

Chief Engineer New York

Position Summary:

The Chief Engineer is the lead technical resource for all matters involving the Finishing pipeline.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and mentor a staff of engineers and technicians.
  • Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems and other workflow related computer system.
  • Maintain, clean, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems and other workflow related computer system.
  • Hardware and Software installations and support include, but are not limited to, Mac, Windows, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Express Dailies, Linux, 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 7+ years’ experience in Post Production Engineering, preferably in the Film/Television industry
  • Experience working in areas of Digital Intermediates, Color Correction, VFX, and Broadcast Video a plus
  • Experience working with Linux & Mac platforms
  • Experience with DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk Smoke/Flame, Avid, & ProTools
  • Experience with SAN & NAS platforms, such as Quantum Stornext and Avid Nexis
  • Experience with calibrating, configuring, and operating critical viewing monitors, video routers, video decks, and other professional video hardware systems
  • Good familiarity with the areas of color science and video standards
  • Good knowledge of IT related areas, like network switching and routing, firewalls, DNS, IP management, etc.
  • Familiarity with industry best practices in regards to security, especially those issued by the MPAA
  • Familiarity with shell scripting, compute/storage virtualization, and general DevOps
  • 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

 

 

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.