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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Metadata Wrangler - Hybrid

Description

Who are we hiring?
MSG is looking for a Metadata Wrangler to join a groundbreaking post production department based in Los Angeles. This role will support the Studio team responsible for creating experiences for MSG Sphere. The Metadata Wrangler will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating data collection and note-taking efforts on all Sphere Studios shoots and capture sessions. This role will also be involved in pre & post-production data management and note taking, VFX coordination, and script supervision. This is a unique role that bridges multiple departments, overseeing and coordinating the acquisition of data from all sources as it is generated from a shoot all the way through Post into a library of learnings and sample media.

What will you do?

  • Act as the coordinator of all metadata created or captured on set between departments.
  • Ensure all relevant metadata is being captured on set, including notes on everything that was shot including slate info, creative reactions on set, continuity notes, camera notes, VFX data, etc.
  • Review scripts and storyboards before each shoot and monitor all sources of information during the shoot. Keep detailed records and notes throughout.
  • Be the key person for compiling notes after the shoot and adding to a media asset management system.
  • Ensure asset management and metadata collection and organization workflows are maintained during shoots.
  • Work closely with the Media Asset Manager so that data is formatted in a way that is consistent with MSG Sphere’s Library standard for long term accessibility and findability of media assets.
  • Collaborate across teams to update Sphere’s custom taxonomy as needed.

What do you need to succeed?
  • Knowledge of various camera formats, production and post-production codecs and technical specifications is desirable.
  • Knowledge of industry metadata standards and systems.
  • Must be skilled at documentation and able to work quickly and accurately in a high speed production environment.
  • Experience working on set and in a production environment as a camera assistant, script supervisor, data manager, or VFX crew is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of production and post-production processes and workflows.
  • Experience with digital and media asset management systems is a plus.
  • Proven track record working on multiple fast-paced projects in a large organization.
  • Excellent problem solving, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player and work well under tight deadlines.

 

SUPERVISION:   

 

  • No direct reports but the role will operate at a self-directed level with minimal on-set supervision.  

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:  

 

  • Role will require some travel to locations via air &/or vehicle, domestic and internationally.
  • At the time of this posting, the MSG Sphere studio is operating in accordance to local guidance on safe Covid-19 regulations. 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.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-DW1