Junior QC Operator 2024

Type: Trainee
Region: London

EIKON Group are a fast-growing worldwide digital mastering, localisation, and technology business, servicing the film and television industry for worldwide feature releases, episodic content, and full trailer marketing campaigns. EIKON service all the Hollywood studios and many other major content owners.

With facilities in London and Los Angeles, EIKON have a reputation for excellence, experience, and innovation, above and beyond all others in their field.

Why we need you

Quality control has been a fundamental part of EIKON’s growth and success, and we need dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals to ensure our success continues. You’ll be proactive, organised, and ready to learn, and we’ll ensure that you’re provided with the knowledge and guidance to deliver to EIKON’s impeccably high standards.

Key responsibilities

As a Junior QC Operator, you will be responsible for QC assessment of high-profile content (features, trailers, episodic), from major studios and OTT clients and thereby helping to uphold Eikon’s reputation as a world-class vendor. You will be trained in the operation of all relevant theatrical equipment and Eikon’s project management system to be able to fulfil your responsibilities. Full QC training will enable you to carry out the vital final checks on all content before it leaves the building.

Main duties

  • Theatrical QC of Digital Cinema Packages (e.g. 2D, 3D, HFR, 5.1, 7.1, Atmos, DTSX).
  • Evaluation of the overall integrity and quality of the content.
  • Creation of QC Reports listing and detailing the technical quality and content consistency of the files (picture, audio, subtitles)
  • Confirm the basic requirements according to client specifications.
  • Ensure that all the QC tasks are completed within the given deadline.
  • Other related duties as required.

Skills and attributes

As this is an entry-level position, relevant experience within a QC environment would be beneficial, but is not essential since comprehensive training and full support will be provided.

What is essential is a great eye and ear for detail, a strong desire to learn, a positive attitude to hard work, and the motivation to grow into a key member of the department. It’s also critical that you have a flexible and proactive approach to meeting tight deadlines.

Beneficial experience may include

  • Basic knowledge of image, audio and subtitle files formats
  • Basic knowledge of aspect ratios, resolution, colourspace, audio configuration
  • Knowledge of Digital Cinema standards (e.g. DCI Specification)
  • Familiarity with timeline-based editing tools such as Clipster, Resolve, Premiere and Pro Tools
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with languages is a plus
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information
  • The flexibility to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative
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