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Post-Production Engineering Technology Internship, ILM - Summer 2018

Apply Now Job ID 499764BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Studio Entertainment Brand Lucasfilm Date posted 12/05/2017
The department of Physical and Post-Production Technology is responsible for a wide array of technologies across Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm and various other Walt Disney groups.

These responsibilities include front and back end support for dailies theaters, master control, editorial suites and motion capture stages, as well as the design and implementation of these spaces and supporting infrastructure.

As we are constantly chasing rapid changes in technology, PPT is also involved in the research and design of technologies that push the envelope in the film and visual effects industry. Potential projects include:
  • War Room build outs (production pods/dailies conference rooms)
  • Editorial suite upgrades (hardware, software, re-cabling)
  • View Room upgrades (dailies theaters)
  • Motion Capture Stage support

Responsibilities

The summer PPT intern would be working alongside our media systems engineers to complete projects and upgrades such as:
  • War Room build outs (production pods/dailies conference rooms)
  • Editorial suite upgrades (hardware, software, infrastructure)
  • View Room upgrades (dailies theaters responsible for approving visual effect shots)
The summer PPT intern will also learn about:
  • Video and audio fundamentals
  • System fundamentals and design
  • Infrastructure fundamentals and design

Basic Qualifications

  • Interest in the film and visual effects industry
  • Interest in audio and video engineering
  • Not afraid to get his/her hands dirty!
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding and experience with professional and consumer Audio/Video signal flow.
  • Familiarity and experience troubleshooting and maintaining Windows, OS X and Linux operating systems.
  • Able to quickly diagnose or escalate system level problems during client sessions.
  • Experience in entry level computer scripting preferred in Python.
  • Wiring, equipment installation and cable management skills.
  • Understanding of basic computer networking principals.

Required Education

Undergraduate student in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Video Production, Communications or other field-related divisions

Additional Information

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available from May - August 2018 or June-September 2018
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in San Francisco, CA.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application
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