Full-Time

Media Engineer

Updated on 5/17/2024

Skydance

Skydance

201-500 employees

Develops immersive virtual reality content and games

VR & AR

Mid, Senior, Expert

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 3-5+ years of experience in an enterprise-level technology environment
  • 2+ years of experience supporting C-Suite executives
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups
  • Ability to tenaciously solve unfamiliar problems
  • Ability to read AV system drawings
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk products, Zoom, Avid, Shotgun, Foundry Flix, and Animation/VFX applications a plus
  • Experience in the Visual Effects, Animation, or media and entertainment industries a plus
  • Experience with: Screening rooms, collaborative media environments, video conference, and multi-site media-review systems
  • Analog, SDI, and HD SDI signal processing and conversion
  • Scalable video coding, compression and decompression techniques, and encoding/decoding of TV standards such as ATSC, QAM, NTSC, PAL
  • Crestron environments and code
  • HD/SD broadcast equipment (switchers, cameras, etc.)
  • Integration of audio and video teleconferencing systems
  • Installation and maintenance of IP based television
  • Operation of audio mixers and wired/wireless microphone systems
  • Must be able to: Stand, kneel and/or crouch for long periods of time, Climb ladders and scaffolding, Lift in excess of 50 pounds, Work in high places and small cramped places
Responsibilities
  • Maintain an array of stakeholder screenings in the post-production capable screening room
  • Maintain a wide variety of AV/Multi-Media/Video Tele-Conferencing solutions and standards
  • Collaborate with other division’s Media Engineers to determine technology standards
  • Work with AV contractors in new product and process design
  • Interpret facility and AV/MM drawings, specifications, and related documents
  • Manage daily activities of configuration and operation of AV/MM/VTC
  • Assist studio users with AV/MM/VTC systems
  • Document hardware and software SOPs
  • Code and design UI/UX for devices
  • Analyze AV/MM/VTC systems and ensure designs are cost efficient, integrable, and reliable
  • Communicate with engineering personnel to coordinate interrelated design
  • Analyze hardware systems, design, architecture, and network
  • Develop costing proposals with IT leadership
  • Manage asset inventory
  • Execute AV/MM installation schedules based upon equipment delivery

Skydance Media is recognized for its dedication to crafting original and high-quality virtual reality (VR) content and video games. This focus on detailed and immersive VR experiences positions the company at the forefront of technological advancements in the entertainment sector. Employees have the unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that constantly pushes the boundaries of VR capabilities, making it a dynamic place to work for those passionate about cutting-edge technology and creative storytelling in gaming and media.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$275M

Headquarters

Santa Monica, California

Founded

2010

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

16%

2 year growth

44%