Audio/Video Quality Control Operator

Well-established Post Production Company seeking organized, enthusiastic & focused Audio/Visual Evaluator for quality control of feature length & episodic Audio/Visual media content. Candidate needs to be highly detail oriented and prepared to learn about and accurately report both visual and audio issues that must be identified and fixed before public presentation. Ideally candidates should have a flexible schedule and can be available to work 40 hours (or more) a week, possibly including early mornings, late nights or weekends, if necessary. 

Qualifications include candidates having an up-to-date computer system with a consistent and reliable internet connection of at least 10mbps. This position requires an ongoing commitment and can be done remotely.

Please submit a cover letter and your resume to both marcy@idcdigital.com and jesse.iden@idcdigital.com stating why you are interested in this position and explaining your qualifications. Rate or payment information entered here will be removed.

Timed Text Project Manager

NYC media services company seeks organized, enthusiastic, determined, & focused Project Manager to oversee and work on the creation of timed text localization (subtitles and closed captions) for feature length & episodic content.

Qualifications must include minimum 2-4 years practical experience in media and/or localization project management, scheduling, resource allocation, project milestone tracking, and reporting. Excellent communication skills and cultural sensitivity are also required. Written and verbal fluency is in Latin American Spanish is a requirement.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing projects within the decided-upon budget, timeline, and scope. They will also effectively monitor and present project updates to relevant stakeholders, clients, or project team members. 

Responsibilities

  • Set project timeline
  • Monitor project deliverables
  • Update team members on the project progress
  • Coach and support project team members with tasks you assign them

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong business acumen in project planning and management
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills

Video Post Facility: Tape Operator / Media Encoder

International Digital Centre is a major audio/video post production company seeking a Tape Operator /Media Encoder for its Manhattan production center. The candidate must have a strong technical background with extensive experience with both analog and digital audio/video systems, basic non-linear editing, digitizing, transcoding, format/frame rate conversion, and conforming media to meet stringent technical standards for multiple content distribution platforms.

Responsibilities include:

• Consult with project managers to confirm details pertaining to incoming orders, and provide workflow recommendations.

• Capture legacy SD and HD content from tape/disc sources.

• Prepare screeners for distribution. Pull-up commercial black and trim BTS & bumpers when appropriate.

• Stage and manage accelerated file transfer solutions, i.e., Aspera, Signiant, etc.

• Applicants should have application expertise across MacOS and Windows workstations, familiarity with A/V codecs and file wrappers, have experience with frame rate conversions via Alchemist and cloud services.

Skills must include:

• Operation and Maintenance of legacy video/audio production equipment

• Non-linear video conforming/editing/exporting

• Adobe Creative Cloud operations

• Ability to identify and conform all media file parameters to specifications

• Capture/Digitization of content from legacy media systems

• Familiarity with QuickTime MOV, AVID MXF, XDCAM MXF, MP4.

• Familiar with backup technologies: LTO, cloud storage management and retrieval 

• Familiar with File-based Audio/Video Media and Codecs:

• ProRes (all versions), MPEG (all versions), JPEG2000, TIFF, DNxHD/DNxHR, BWAV, AC3, etc.

Other beneficial skills include:

Optical media mastering & duplication: CD/DVD/Blu-ray

DVS Clipster operations

• DCP mastering (including KDM operations)

• IMF mastering (including supplementals)

• Cinedeck (digital A/V capture) operations

VTR/DVR operations including signal management (composite, HD-SDI, AES, etc.)

• Alchemist PhC HD operations 

• Adobe Creative Cloud operations (Premiere, Media Encoder)

• PixelStrings on-prem/cloud (Tachyon/Wormhole)

• Telestream Vantage on-prem/cloud

• Dalet Amberfin on-prem/cloud

HDR (HDR+, Dolby Vision)

Atmos audio

Localization (Timed Text, Audio Dubbing, Audio Description)

Please send a resume/CV with cover letter to jobs@idcdigital.com describing the attributes and experience that qualify you for this position. SMPTE membership and work experience in broadcast operation is a big plus!

Audio Description Writer

NYC Post Production company seeks an experienced audio description WRITER for various feature film, documentary, and TV episodic programs. 

Candidates with prior experience/training in the field of audio description strongly preferred. Proximity to NYC a plus.  

Candidates should also submit samples/links to their descriptive work along with their resume and short cover letter detailing why you would be a great candidate for and are passionate about audio description.

French Translation

Well-established Post Production Company seeking organized, enthusiastic & focused native linguists in French for translation, subtitling, proofreading and quality control of feature length & episodic full motion video content. It is important to be able to recognize and flag idiomatic translation issues.

Candidate qualifications must include minimum 2-4 years practical experience in translation, subtitling, proofreading, and/or script writing. This position requires an ongoing commitment and can be done remotely. 

Please submit a cover letter and your resume to linguist@idcdigital.com stating why you are interested in this position and explaining your qualifications.

Icelandic Translation

Well-established Post Production Company seeking organized, enthusiastic & focused native linguists in Icelandic for translation, subtitling, proofreading and quality control of feature length & episodic full motion video content. It is important to be able to recognize and flag idiomatic translation issues. 

Candidate qualifications must include minimum 2-4 years practical experience in translation, subtitling, proofreading, and/or script writing. This position requires an ongoing commitment and can be done remotely.

Please submit a cover letter and your resume to linguist@idcdigital.com stating why you are interested in this position and explaining your qualifications.

English Captioning

Well-established Post Production Company seeking organized, enthusiastic & focused SDH transcriber & captioner in the following languages: English for feature length & episodic media content (Captioning).

Candidate qualifications must include minimum 2-4 years practical experience in English captioning with exceptional attention to grammar, spelling, punctuation, and idiomatic flow. Subtitling/Captioning experience and knowledge of subtitle software is required.

This position requires an ongoing commitment and can be done remotely.

Please submit a cover letter describing your captioning experience and specific software expertise with your resume to linguist@idcdigital.com stating why you are interested in this position and explaining your qualifications.

Script Transcriber - Dialogue Lists

English transcribers needed for ongoing projects. NYC midtown post facility seeks freelance individual with excellent skills in grammar, punctuation, & spelling to transcribe English episodic TV programs and feature films and create comprehensive "dialogue lists."

Must work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment and be able to work flexible hours if needed. Prior experience transcribing from video proxies & noting time codes a plus. Please send resume to jobs@idcdigital.com.

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