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Post-Production Engineer


Job Description:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is seeking an experienced Post Production Engineer, who will work closely with FX Network’s award-winning Marketing team. This team utilizes industry standard software tools to generate and complete marketing material in a fast turn television broadcast environment. The Engineer must have excellent communication skills and be able to consult, train, knowledge share, interact, and develop relationships with engineering, graphic artists, editors, audio engineers, creative directors, and management.


  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs.
  • Assist operators in resolving technical or operational issues.
  • Orchestrate workstation management, imaging, and configuration.
  • Ensure proper documentation of systems and procedures.
  • Assess, troubleshoot, and resolve user hardware/software issues and/or failures.
  • Orchestrate and perform the upgrading and configuring of infrastructure systems, software and
    firmware patches and upgrades to operating systems as needed.
  • Maintain server room environmental and monitoring equipment, license servers, as well as
    asset tracking systems.
  • Research and implement new technologies that optimize the creative vision of the FX Marketing Team.

Basic Requirements:

  • At least 3+ years of work experience in the VFX industry.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Preferred knowledge of the following systems/software:
    • Storage Systems including Nexis, Isilon, StorNext and AWS.
    • Audio systems including ProTools and the S6 Console.
    • Editorial systems including Avid Media Composer, Resolve, Flame and Premiere.
    • Graphics Software. Including but not limited to:
      • AdobeCC.
      • NUKE compositing software and workflows.
      • Maya with V-RAY, C4D, and 3DStudioMax.
      • Houdini and Houdini FX.
    • 3D rendering workflows including Redshift or other GPU renderers, renderfarm, and AWS Thinkbox Deadline.
    • Broadcast specs and general post-production.
    • Enterprise management software – JAMF, Altiris, etc.

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Job Posting Segment:

Technology (DTC)

Job Posting Primary Business:

Media Engineering (DTC)

Primary Job Posting Category:


Employment Type:

Full time

Primary City, State, Region, Postal Code:

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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