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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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QC Operator

Description

Who are we hiring?

MSG is looking for a QC Operator to join a groundbreaking post-production department based in Los Angeles. This role is responsible for the QC of image and audio content that is being created and delivered from third party vendors to the Studio, and from the Studio to our Venues. This role will QC all inbound media as well as outbound delivery content. This role requires an extremely high level of attention to detail and understanding of Sphere QC standards and processes. Candidates must display consistent technical judgement and be clear in written communicators. The ideal candidate for this role will have demonstrated extensive prior experience as a video and audio QC operator. They must be a subject matter expert in existing video and audio standards and be comfortable working independently to evaluate a wide variety of production content.

What will you do?

  • Create detailed QC reports from video and audio sources.
  • Work with Supervisor to develop key Sphere QC criteria’s
  • View and operate various display devices to evaluate content for defects, color and shading issues, video level consistency, scaling and motion artifacts, macroblocking and other quality issues.
  • Listen to and operate audio playback devices to evaluate content for level consistency, channel or program sync issues, distortions or other quality issues.
  • Work with production representatives to qualify issues in a consistent way.
  • Review and validate automated QC reports.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Exceptional attention to detail is mandatory.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a QC Operator.
  • Strong fundamentals in QC standards and practices with a QC skillset that includes but is not limited to: frame rate conversion errors, VFX issues, stitching issues, chromatic aberrations, timecode drift/sync issues, metadata validations and automated QC report validations.
  • Experience working with departments spread over multiple locations and interfacing with VFX, audio, color, and 3rd party vendors with clear and professional written communication.
  • Experience with industry-standard asset management, QC and task tracking software
  • Working knowledge with post-production processes and workflows including ingest, editing, visual effects, motion graphics, audio, and color.
  • Knowledge of various camera formats, production and post-production codecs, technical specifications and metadata systems.
  • Excellent problem solving, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player and work well under tight deadlines.

 

SUPERVISION:

  • The QC Operator will report to the QC Supervisor, working closely with post-production management, and post supervisors.
  • The role requires a self-directed “production-minded” work ethic helping to maintain the high level of quality associated with the MSG Sphere.

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.