London - West

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Quality Control Technician

An excellent opportunity to work as part of our dedicated Media Quality Control department.


You will provide post and pre-delivery checks on our high-end Broadcast and VOD packages for the likes of Netflix, iTunes and major international broadcasters.

The Role

 

In this full-time position, you will be required to work on multiple projects, while completing tasks accurately and to deadline.

 

Specific responsibilities will include: 

  • Checking video run-times of features, television shows, trailers and bonus material
  • Checking metadata packages for iTunes, Netflix and other major platforms
  • Testing all audio, subtitles and closed captioning for sync and positioning
  • Navigation testing of DVD and Blu-ray menus
  • Running QARs, including assessing material for international broadcast
  • Conducting QC to an ITU 5 point grading scale
  • Video compliance checks within established guidelines for delivery to a variety of international broadcasters
  • Reporting findings in a clear, concise and easy-to-read manner
  • Maintaining contact with the Head of QC and project coordinators regarding issues and status of projects
  • Collaborating with the rest of the QC department to review results and resolve problems.


Skills & Experience Required


You will need a minimum of one year's QC experience, working within a quality control department, checking over Broadcast and VOD mastered deliveries.

 

Knowledge of Netflix and iTunes packages is advantageous.

 

Essential:

  • Understanding of monitoring tools such as Vectorscopes, PPMs and Waveform
  • Experience of testing foreign language and multi-territory projects
  • Competence in ITU 5 point grading scale
  • Knowledge of PCs, Mac, VOD, DVD and Blu-ray technology
  • Operating and controlling a wide range of broadcast specification equipment
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to stay focused and attentive
  • High standard of written English
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to quickly and seamlessly integrate into our existing team.


Advantageous:

  • Previous experience in handling metadata for iTunes or Netflix
  • Dolby Vision or HDR/SDR QC processes
  • Experience of testing foreign language projects
  • Working knowledge of DPP specs.
  • Adobe Premiere experience, additional knowledge of Final Cut Pro would be beneficial.


Details

Salary will be dependent on experience.


Next Steps

Please click the ‘apply’ button to send your CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs.