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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.

Corporate

Marketing and Communications Coordinator Toronto

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator helps Sim achieve superior customer engagement by strategically utilizing our social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter), analyzing metrics and providing reporting. This role also contributes to the Marketing team through administrative support, assisting with marketing projects/events and regularly communicating company news and events to employees via company intranet.

About the Position

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with Director of Marketing in the execution of the Annual Integrated Marketing Communications Plan to address key marketing, and communications strategies and tactics
  • Develop and execute social media strategy through competitive research, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generate, edit and share regular social media content that builds meaningful connections and encourages engagement
  • Keep up to date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness
  • Optimize company pages on each social media platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content and develop an optimal posting schedule, considering the traffic and customer engagement metrics
  • Increase social engagement metrics (likes, shares, etc.) aligned with broader marketing and brand strategies and revenue generation goals
  • Capture and analyze the appropriate social media data/metrics, insights and best practices, and report on a quarterly basis
  • Create, source and edit content for a variety of internal and external communication projects
  • Act as the Company’s brand champion internally and externally
  • Ensure ongoing maintenance of marketing database, which includes client and prospect information, mailing lists etc.
  • Process marketing purchases and POs through our accounting system and work with the Finance team and vendors as required
  • Maintain and control inventory of signage, banners, sales and marketing supplies
  • Arrange printing and distribution of collateral
  • Work within Salesforce to gather information for marketing and PR opportunities
  • Assist with the execution of marketing events, as required
  • Other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Communication and/or Marketing preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Marketing/Social Media
  • Entertainment industry experience preferred
  • Proven work experience in social media marketing and increasing engagement
  • Strong knowledge of social media channels and content optimization
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Salesforce
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills

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

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

Lighting + Grip

Rental Coordinator Toronto

The Rental Coordinator will coordinate the movement of all rental equipment and sales in order to maximize utilization, customer satisfaction, staff procedural accuracy and efficiency of deployment while minimizing the effort required in performing the function.  This includes coordinating the day-to-day requests by customers as directed by positions like the Customer Service Representative (CSR) and Floor Manager for equipment and services ensuring the accuracy of the request, the reconciliation of returns and the subsequent invoice.

About the Position

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage work counter activities by maintaining on-going contact with the Floor Manager and/or other co-workers as appropriate to ensure full awareness of any changes to orders and that orders are processed in a timely and accurate manner according to the Procedures Handbook;
  • Identify order priority with Floor Manager as appropriate;
  • Adjust rental orders in RentalWorks. Review orders for comprehensiveness.  Identify shortfalls or substitutions to the CSR.  Make changes to rental orders as required and according to CSR instruction;
  • Print pick and return sheets;
  • Ensure communication with customer is comprehensive and timely;
  • Be fully aware of contract details and to respond to any queries;
  • Ensure that all information is appropriately processed and filed for efficient access/shipping;
  • In conjunction with the CSR, reconcile returned items to appropriate order(s);
  • In conjunction with the Floor Manager and/or CSRs, assist in the co-ordination of the delivery activities and assignments involving company drivers;
  • Ensure assignments are appropriately combined and prioritized for an efficient and expeditious operation, and that notifications and documentation are as comprehensive as possible;
  • Provide assistance to other areas of Sim Lighting + Grip as required;
  • Participate in the Company’s on call rotation, as required;
  • Carry out all other reasonable duties assigned by the company.

What You’ll Need

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma with 2 years of relevant experience (e.g., Shipping & Receiving, Film Set, Repair, etc.) or equivalent;
  • Basic knowledge of rental house operations;
  • Basic technical and operational knowledge of lighting, grip or cable equipment as applicable, and how it connects with other component parts;
  • Knowledge of production office protocol;
  • Good oral and written communication;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and high proficiency in database systems;
  • Strong attention to detail.

Our Work Environment

  • Work is typically performed in an office environment
  • Some physical effort required (i.e. some lifting of supplies and material)
  • Long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Overtime may be required
  • Some exposure to external weather elements

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

Lighting + Grip

Receptionist Vancouver

Position Summary:

The main responsibilities of the Receptionist are to answer and redirect all incoming phone calls in a timely manner, greet visitors to the office and direct them to the appropriate area, and to provide the office with administrative support.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer all incoming calls, screening and routing as required, taking and delivering messages as necessary
  • Greet visitors to the office
  • Monitor the arrival and presence of visitors to the facility and premises, granting access and directing guests as appropriate
  • Arrange and book travel as required for staff, seeking appropriate approvals
  • Assist in completion of staff expense reports
  • Assist GM in planning and executing staff social events
  • Sourcing and engaging vendors as directed (e.g. quotes for food trucks)
  • Maintain a shared calendar of all meetings, meeting rooms, events, travel, vacations, etc.
  • Responsible for the sorting and processing of outgoing and incoming mail and faxes, arranging, receiving and shipping of packages and small courier shipments
  • Maintain postage meter and replenish funds when required
  • Provide administrative support to divisional operations when requested
  • Oversee stocking and ordering of office and kitchen supplies, obtaining all necessary approvals
  • Maintain cleanliness of office and kitchen environments, water plants as necessary
  • Filing, copying, compilation of lists and/or spreadsheets as required
  • Carry out all other reasonable duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of office equipment including Computers and Photocopiers;
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Will build a good knowledge of local vendors (e.g. food trucks, restaurants, travel amenities, etc.)

Contacts:

  • Internal contact with all employees;
  • Frequent external contact with customers, vendors, suppliers, etc.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is carried out in a typical office environment with infrequent exposure to a warehouse;
  • Requires sitting at workstation for time periods exceeding two hours and focusing on a computer screen.

How to apply for the job

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

 

Post Production

Workflow Supervisor Vancouver

Position Summary: 

The Workflow Supervisor uses technical abilities to supervise the coloring, processing, and 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.  Supervise dailies technicians who are handling the day-to-day duties on each show under supervision.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

Supervise Dailies Crew(s)

  • Establish yourself as the lead technician on each show being supervised, from day 1.
  • Participate in training dailies crew on your show, and evaluate their abilities to ensure technicians are ready to deliver the show’s specs from day 1.
  • Ensure dailies technicians are scheduled properly to cover off the needs of the production being supervised.
  • 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 dailies technicians as needed.
  • Ensure deadlines are understood, and met, by the dailies technicians.
  • Maintain 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 dailies technicians and post production personnel on client side is being handled professionally and in a timely manner.
  • QC (Quality Control) the technicians’ work to ensure metadata is tracking accurately for both picture and sound, and QC look management.
  • Oversee the master database of all shots captured during the course of production.
  • Oversee and ensure LTO backups are being completed and delivered to client.

Liase with Post Production

  • Establish yourself as the go-to person for post production to contact for the duration of the show with any issues or questions they may have.
  • Maintain professional level of communication throughout the course of the production when dealing with any member of post production team.
  • Troubleshoot any problem post production may bring to your attention.
  • Handle any needs with regards to producing and delivering promo material.
  • 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
  • Ensure excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective, timely manner

Other Duties 

  • Fill the role of the dailies technician when not supervising a show. (see attached job description)
  • Lead Research and Development subgroups spearheading Sim’s continual innovation.
  • Compile reports from R&D subgroups and distribute that information to your direct supervisor and other R&D subgroups.
  • Participate in training programs (either as a student or instructor) designed to improve the collective knowledge base of the Company.

Administration

  • Track the incoming and outgoing of shuttle drives at the lab
  • QC dailies info sheets each day and provide to Sim admin with detailed notes on work done overnight in order to prepare accurate daily invoices.
  • Shipping of DVD screeners to clients
  • Track and report the status of supplies and stock at the lab
  • Answering calls from clients and providing customer support
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the mission, vision, and values 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
  • 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

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

How to apply for the job

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com

 

Post Production

Workflow Producer Vancouver

 To apply for this position, send cover letter and resume to hr@siminternational by noon on November 27th. 

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

 

 

 

Post Production

Deliverables Assistant Editor New York

About the position:

The Deliverables Assistant Editor is responsible for the accurate and timely output of deliverable files per work order specifications.

What you’ll do:

  • Follow and implement streamlined workflows as defined by the job/customer
  • Ingest, consolidate, edit, 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:

o   J2K Mastering/AS-02 packages

o   Interoperable Master Format (IMF) packages

o   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

What you’ll need:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2-4 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 frequent overtime

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

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 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.

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

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.