Imaging Engineer

  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Contract

Job Description

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Imaging Lead, the Imaging Engineer is responsible for ensuring colour accuracy and consistency through the VFX pipeline.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Look after colour management issues as part of the global imaging team

· Implement colour pipelines for film VFX

· Deal with a range of colour space conversions

· Maintain various software tools used by the department

· Manage and carry out projector calibrations

· Support the operation of screening rooms

· Evaluate new displays

Qualifications

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

· Strong knowledge of colour science including colour spaces, matrix operations, lookup tables and use of instrumentation

· Experience with colour managing VFX applications including Nuke, RV, Photoshop, Katana, Silhouette

· Strong knowledge of and experience with calibration procedure (monitors and projectors)

· Familiarity with differing display technologies

· Linux knowledge preferred

· Experience with video engineering, scripting and python is an asset

· Familiarity with video streaming a plus

Experience:

· 1-2 years of experience in video engineering or colour management in the film industry

Attributes:

· Excellent communication and problem solving skills

· Meticulous attention to detail

· A strong work ethic

· Ability to take direction

· Capability to learn and adapt quickly

· Ability to understand client approval process-

- Ability to successfully delegate and manage projects

- Ability to create, manage and work as part of a team

- Ability to manage a time-sensitive workload with an urgent and extremely organized manner

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.