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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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I/O Technician - Onsite

Description

Who are we hiring?
MSG is looking for an I/O Technician to join a groundbreaking post-production department based in Los Angeles. The I/O Technician is responsible for facilitating the smooth ingest, organization, QC, and delivery of physical and digital asset that will arrive on a wide range of media and data drives. This role requires the receiving, logging, tracking, and QC of all footage and other media that leaves the LA office, or returns from other MSG locations and 3rd party vendors. In this role, the ideal candidate will be a technical resource as well as vault worker who is responsible for input and output to and from the Los Angeles MSG facility. The best candidate will have the opportunity to assist in developing an organized structure for vault processes and help build and improve the department workflow over time as this facility grows.

What will you do?

• Organize, track and catalogue the ingest of files and prepare deliverables via digital file transfer programs and physical hard drives with tight security requirements.
• Prep, track and deliver drives to and from tangential departments (VFX, color, audio) as well as 3rd party vendors to maintain quality assurance and high level of detail across all in-bound and out-bound activity.
• Oversee the archiving and unarchiving of studio data onsite and offsite.
• Update asset tracking software with relevant information pertaining to I/O activity.
• Assist with implementing protocols and workflows to ensure preparedness for deliverables and audits.


What do you need to succeed?

• Minimum of three years’ experience as a I/O technician or data wrangler in high-end post-production. A combination of I/O and vault work would be accepted.
• Experience working with departments spread over multiple locations and interfacing with VFX, audio, color, and 3rd party vendors.
• Experience working with departments spread over multiple locations and interfacing with VFX, audio, color, and 3rd party vendors.
• Experience with asset and task tracking software such as Shotgun and FrameIO
• Experience with file transfer services such as Signiant or Aspera.
• Familiarity with post-production processes including ingest, cataloging/archiving, editing, visual effects, motion graphics, audio, color, and QC.
• Experience with shared storage and asset management workflows and knowledge of security and encryption software and technology.
• Proven track record managing 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.


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-TT2