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Data Wrangler Jr. & Lead - Production

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 884043BR Location Remote, United States Business Marvel Studios Date posted Nov. 04, 2021

Job Summary:

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

Responsibilities:

Data Wrangler (+Lead)

Job Responsibilities:

· Daily presence on set with appropriate VFX gear for the day, including personal weather protection.

· Access to equipment, such as: DSLR camera, lens (for reference photos), tripod, ball head, inclinometer, distometer, etc. as well as, Promote controller, Nodal Ninja, and wide-angle lens for Canon 5D (mark III or newer) or 7D.

· Measure and record camera data in supplemental Filemaker when many and/or distant cameras are in play (ex. car chase) on the same unit.

· Work closely with assistant camera operators and script supervisors to ensure accurate logging of camera data (focal length, lens height, tilt, etc).

· Work with the VFX Supervisor to guide the Lidar vendor as needed.

· Download, upload, log, backup (encrypted), and organize the photography nightly. Deliver data on an agreed-upon schedule.

· Set up, operate and maintain department inventory of all VFX equipment and gear, including cameras, data, hard drives, and expendables of all on set VFX gear on a day-to-day basis

· Place consumable orders for expendable supplies through the production office.

Requirements:

· Must be fast and efficient with recording camera data for both planned & unplanned VFX shots, including reference overview photos (slate based), witness camera, color chart, camera details, place tracking markers, highly proficient with capturing HDRI's (slate based, as needed), photogrammetry (environment or slate based as needed)

· Proficient with photographing textures and props for rebuilding in VFX (lenses & DSLR reference camera to shoot props, textures, buildings, etc.)

· Knowledge and practical ability to draw lighting diagrams/set-up diagrams, including measurements.

· Ability to guide witness camera placement on set and operate/record witness camera footage.

· Ability to capture Environment Textures / Panos (as needed if there is not a scan vendor responsible).

Jr. Data Wrangler

· Primarily measure and record camera data / VFX notes in Filemaker database. Look up data to provide a reference as needed.

· Assist in tracking marker placement.

· Supplemental overview photos if many or distant cameras are in play (ex. car chase).

· Run the Ball & Chart in front of cameras (not exclusive to this role).

· Ability to assist with HDRIs / Textures / Panos as needed (per request by Lead Data Wrangler)

· If Witness Cams are needed: Set-up, slate, operate and break down witness equipment, record camera notes in a separate database for witness cams (ZoeLog preferred), and download/organize footage nightly (unless production is taking on ingest).



About Marvel Studios:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Marvel Studios LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Marvel Studios.

Marvel Studios LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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