Careers

Light Iron has built a reputation for being a technical leader and innovator in the file-based post production community. We look for team members excited to be at the cutting edge of the ever changing digital cinema revolution.

 

Browse the opportunities below to become a member of our fast-growing team!

 

Current Openings

Post Production Systems Administrator II (New York)
2D Compositor/Paint Artist (Los Angeles)

 


 

Post Production Systems Administrator II (New York)

The Post Production Systems Administrator II supports all IT and engineering requests from staff and clients in our New York facility. Applicants must have a minimum 5-6 years of experience in a similar role.

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who can work independently, who has excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills. In addition, this person must be able to detect and solve technical and workflow issues that arise throughout the facility. Since the position involves frequent communication with staff and clients, an ideal candidate will also have an approachable and friendly demeanor and will be able to explain technical information to non-technical users. Finally, the ideal candidate must be committed to quality and have a passion for new, cutting edge technologies.

Skills/Experience Required:

  •  Experience installing and supporting computing hardware, operating systems and software:
    • Apple OS X
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Linux
    • Avid Media Composer
    • Apple Final Cut Pro
    • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience administering M&E  Storage Area Networks:
    • Quantum StorNext
    • AVID Nexis and ISIS
    • Brocade Fibre switches
  • Experience supporting the networking and connectivity platforms including the following:
    • Firewalls, routing, and VPN
    • Network switches,  Cisco, Force10, and HP
    • KVM switches
    • Audio / Video and Control  signals and routing, encompassing HD, UHD and 4K

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with post production Color and conform systems including and DaVinci Resolve, and Baselight
  • Experience with DCI cinema projectors, cinema servers, DVS Clipster,  Colorfront Transkoder  and multi-channel theater audio
  • Experience supporting Client editorial in an creative editorial environment
  • Experience with Aspera, Signiant and similar web-based file transport tools
  • Experience with cloud based technologies such as GSuite and Amazon S3.

This position requires occasional lifting and moving of light to medium-weighted objects (10-50 pounds).

We offer competitive pay and a benefits program including: medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, 401(k), and more.

Please send resumes (PDF format only) to postsystemsadminny@lightiron.com. No calls or drop-offs.

Light Iron, a Panavision company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

2D Compositor/Paint Artist (Los Angeles)

The 2D Compositor/Paint Artist will augment the company’s current feature film and episodic finishing divisions by providing in-house visual effects services requested by customers. 2D Compositing and paint responsibilities include, but are not limited to: crew and production equipment and logo removal, monitor compositing, and beauty work. Additionally, the candidate must be proficient with the visual effects pulls process as well as with preparing elements for outsourced visual effects work. The candidate must be a collaborative team player and a motivated self-starter who is willing to take initiative, learn, grow, and develop new/innovative workflow methods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute client requests using a variety of software tools
  • Evaluate bid time frame and best workflow to accommodate client request
  • Communicate effectively and directly with Production Team
  • Collaborate with Editorial, Color, and Data teams
  • Work with and communicate to clients for revisions and approvals
  • Manage multiple requests with alternating deadlines
  • Maintain project schedule and progress updates

Skills/Experience Required:

  • 2 years minimum experience working in Post Production field with emphasis in VFX
  • Experience working with various resolutions and camera format elements
  • Experience working with sensitive imagery with absolute discretion
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following software packages:
    • Flame
    • After Effects
    • Fusion
    • Mocha
  • Familiarity with the following software packages:
    • Avid
    • Resolve
    • Premiere

This position requires occasional lifting and moving of light to medium-weighted objects (10-50 pounds).

We offer competitive pay and a benefits program including: medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, 401(k), and more.

Please send resumes (PDF format only) to paintartistLA@lightiron.com. No calls or drop-offs.

Light Iron, a Panavision company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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