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Los Angeles, California - United States
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Live VR Broadcast Engineer


Purpose of the job:

It’s an exciting time at Digital Domain. Our Virtual Reality Platform is expanding exponentially and we want your expertise. We are looking for a Live VR Broadcast Engineer who is as passionate about creating cutting edge VR productions as we are.

As the Live VR Broadcast Engineer, you will support all Digital Domain’s VR productions, including livestreaming landmark events in 360° Virtual Reality, performing quality control measurements to insure proper video and audio quality is maintained and working closely with our Broadcast EIC to ensure all engineering related items are delivered as needed for production.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned Live Broadcast Engineer who not only thrives in a faced-paced environment, but is looking to broaden their experience with immersive technology and help usher the entertainment industry into a new era, bringing immersive visual experiences directly to captivated audiences.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, communications, execution and tracking of approved Studio, IT and transmission projects.
  • Assist in design, installation, configuration, maintenance and support of broadcast Video, Audio, Graphics control, IT and transmission systems.
  • Monitoring, trouble shooting, maintaining studio equipment and setup needs. 
  • Hands on responsibilities involve making sure all broadcast equipment is calibrated and operating correctly during studio productions. 
  • The engineer will learn & have full understanding of the technical facility and the complex broadcast video/audio equipment and systems within the network center. 
  • The engineer will be responsible to follow all Digital Domain standards and guidelines. 

Qualifications: Education and/or Experience Required:

  • 2 - 5 years experience in broadcast engineering & studio operations.
  • Candidates must have experience working on studio television shows (live or non-live productions). 
  • Must be knowledgeable in all areas of technical production and familiar with all production equipment, both std. and high definition including file based workflow, tape, drive and memory based video technology, production switchers, routers, cameras, RTS intercoms, and transmission equipment, graphics systems, and signal flow.
  • Must have a strong, working knowledge of television systems engineering. Additionally, knowledge of the integration of complex broadcast television systems and can troubleshoot computer based broadcast equipment. 
  • Experience in 360° or Immersive experiences a bonus
  • Bachelor or Associates Degree or equivalent broadcasting experience. 

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.
  • 30%+ Travel Requirement

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Digital Domain 3.0 management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

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