QC and Disc Authoring Assistant

Arrow Films/Engine House Media Services


Salary: £25,000

Arrow Films/Engine House Media Services has an exciting new position at their Hackney based office working with the Blu-ray authoring team. If you love film and want to work with one of the world’s most diverse and exciting film distributors, read on.

About the role

This role would suit a team player with excellent technical knowledge and keen interest in film. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual with knowledge of film formats, encoding and editing software and some QC experience to support our busy Blu-ray authoring and QC team. We are a small team, working closely together on all our projects. We work with cult, classic and horror movies, there’s never a dull moment when trying to achieve the high-quality output that the company is known for.

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Hours: Full time
  • Holiday entitlement: 25 days / year
  • Other benefits: pension, health scheme
  • Contract: permanent, subject to a six month probationary period
Key responsibilities and objectives
  • Calculate bit budgets and encode audio and video to industry standards
  • Carry out basic editing
  • Carry out video standards conversions
  • Create subtitling proxies
  • Assist the QC department with file and disc QC
Skills and attributes
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good working knowledge of audio/video, physical and digital formats
  • Knowledge of Blu-ray, DVD and UHD formats and functionality
  • Understanding of broadcast TV formats, both SD and HD, PAL and NTSC
  • The ability to seek out and learn to use new useful software whenever necessary
  • Technical skills and aptitude
  • Creative skills
  • Great multi-tasking skills
  • Extremely well organised
  • Passionate about film
  • A good understanding of the Home Entertainment industry and familiarity with Arrow products
To apply

Please send a CV and cover letter to Sigrid Larsen, Head of Media Services: sigrid@enginehousemediaservices.com

The closing date for this position is 15/11/2021 at 23:59

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