Junior Data Services Technician

  • Advertising, Episodic, & Immersive
  • London, United Kingdom

Junior Data Services Technician

Job description

The Data Services team is the technical hub at the centre of Framestore’s Advertising, Episodic and Immersive devision. 

The ideal candidate should have an interest in a media field or 1+ years of relevant industry experience. This is an exciting opportunity to grow a career in the Post Production industry!

Job requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Transferring data in and out of the facility
  • Converting video files using Adobe Media Encoder.
  • Preparing artwork assets for production (basic Photoshop and Illustrator skills).
  • Quality control of material leaving the building.
  • Creating broadcast files to industry standards.
  • Creating deliverables to client supplied specifications.
  • Management of project archives and restores.

Essential Skills

  • Technically minded with an aptitude for working with computers

  • Adobe CC proficient.

  • Knowledge of common data transfer protocols eg. FTP, Aspera, Dropbox.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrate the ability to use initiative when problem-solving

  • Able to accept criticism and feedback

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding VFX and post production concepts and terminology

  • Knowledge common media file formats

  • Knowledge of digital file colour space / bit depth / aspect ratios / video and audio codecs

  • Working knowledge of Mac OS, Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Ability to read and understand professional broadcast video & audio scopes

  • Python or shell scripting experience is a considerable plus