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Technical Assistant

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Job Category

Production

Division

THG Media

Location

UK, London

Job Type

Full-time

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Job Purpose:

To perform extensive quality assurance of all masters - newly restored as well as received/acquired - at all stages of production.

To act as a member of the Technical Team and to work closely in support of the Production & Operations Teams.

To maintain brand guidelines on content quality, working within deadlines set by Line Manager and determined by Arrow’s release schedule.

To be a support to Operations Department on content receipt, delivery and QA/QC as required.

Key responsibilies:

  • To assist with delivery and quality assurance of masters for Arrow Films working within Technical Department and in cooperation with Production and Operations Teams
  • To provide Quality Assurance reviews of supplied masters specifically for all technical/digital and historic/film source related issues including version comparison, digital presentation, colour grading, aspect ratio, audio presentation etc.
  • To provide full QC review of final deliverables prior to and during the disc authoring
  • To work closely with Arrow’s Production and Ops Teams, maintaining deadlines and updating the teams as required
  • Ad hoc duties specific to the Technical and Operations department as

Performance measurement & targets:

  • To work within deadlines and budgets as set by Line
  • To assess materials within brand guidelines using best practice

Qualifications & experience required:

  • Strong film lab/facility/technical background, as well as experience working in Home Entertainment
  • Preferred Knowledge of film history, film/photochemical lab, professional tape and digital format
  • Highly motivated
  • Project management skills
  • Effective communicator
  • MS Office and Editing software experience preferred

Personal attributes:

  • Extremely well-organised and a proven efficient manner of working practice
  • Attention to detail and strong integrity to follow best practice and due p
  • A passion for cinema and an interest in new digital formats

 

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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