Data Services Assistant

  • Support
  • Los Angeles, United States

Data Services Assistant

Job description

Framestore is home to award winning visionaries working across film, Integrated Advertising and the digital realm. We are looking to hire a Data Services Assistant to work in our Los Angeles studio in Culver City. The Data Services Assistant will report to the Head of Date Services, and belongs to Framestore's global data services department. This is a great opportunity to join a creative company in a junior role with capacity to grow.


The Data Services Department monitors and manages digital data throughout a project. This includes data and video elements coming into the facility, data generated throughout the duration of a project, and properly formatted digital and video delivery of final material to our clients. 


This is a full-time staff role with benefits and requires working a hybrid schedule with at least 2 days per week onsite in our Culver City studio.


Responsibilities:

  • Loading incoming files onto the server from portable drives, FTP sites, and/or client web-links
  • Transcoding camera original files via Baselight color solution
  • Copying files around the local facility server or in-between other Framestore facilities
  • Converting, resizing, or changing aspect ratios of files needed for production use
  • Transcoding & converting VR camera files into usable format for production crew
  • Processing and QC'ing all client material for final delivery leaving the facility
  • Assisting the Senior Data Services Technicians as required
  • Assisting with VFX editorial as required

Job requirements

  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to interact well with co-workers in a professional environment
  • Technically strong with good problem solving skills and a capacity to learn.
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic use of: Adobe Creative Suite / Adobe Premiere / Final Cut Pro
  • A familiarity with Linux / MAC OSX / Windows workstations
  • Working knowledge of QuickTime Player Pro's capabilities
  • Must have valid US work authorization 


Desired Skills:

  • Basic understanding & knowledge of multi-platform computer networks and remote server technology
  • Knowledge of transcoding and converting various video formats / codecs / file formats / frame rates
  • Basic understanding of visual effects, color grading and computer graphics concepts and terminology


California Employees Pay Range: $20 - $25 per hour.


The posted range describes the minimum to maximum range for this job description in the state of California. The range is posted in accordance with the California Pay Transparency Law. The range for this same position may be lower or higher in markets outside of California. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.


Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.