Premiere Digital Services (PDS) is a trusted media services and software solutions partner for content owners, video distributers, digital retailers, broadcasters, subscription video and ad supported platforms. We simplify the complexities of content distribution, supply chain and digital storefront management and provide flexible B2B technical SaaS solutions and managed services for media assets. As a leader in cloud-based digital asset delivery and content optimization solutions for clients in the growing Media & Entertainment industry, Premiere brings to life the quality of film and television, transporting to the hands of millions around the globe. Through the magic of media services, we are a rising thought leader providing innovative, smart tools and intelligent operations as an essential business in media entertainment. Together with industry leaders like Google, Apple, NBC Universal, Microsoft, Disney, Warner Brothers and more, we work to revolutionize media delivery at the forefront of entertainment technology and software services.
About the Role
The Mastering Technician is responsible for QC’ing and correcting the digital files of studio clients in preparation for their digital release. Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions**):
Identify and differentiate different video frame rates and aspect ratios for HD and SD, NTSC/PAL/HD
Identify and conform 5.1 stereo mixes
Identify video issues such as interlacing and aliasing
Identify audio issues such as phasing and out of sync audio
Perform manual audio syncing with reels and frame rate changes
Conduct simple edits in Premiere, such as using the garbage matte to remove websites and making cuts to remove content
Other tasks as needed to meet project deadlines
Other duties as assigned
Proficient in Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
Proficient knowledge of QuickTime 7, assigning audio channels and identifying video/audio specs within QuickTime strongly preferred
Proficient knowledge of Mac Caption and syncing text-based assets preferred
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail and is self-motivated, creative, and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
Strong attention to detail and organization skills
Ability to adapt to changing priorities
Strong interpersonal abilities and communication skills
Ability and interest to work in a geographically diverse environment
High School Diploma or GED required.
Minimum 1 years’ experience in working in media operations required.
Previous experience with QC processes strongly preferred.
CMI, a Premiere Digital Company provides digital delivery services (i.e., encoding, storage, multiple file processing and delivery) for video streaming platforms and in-flight entertainment (IFE) applications. CMI also offers digital cinema packages so that each client’s international content is delivered securely. With offices in Stamford, CT, Los Angeles and Bangalore, CMI runs a 24/7/365 operation and stands by its world class business performance.