Description: Film Technician for Motion Picture Preservation Film Facility
We are currently seeking an individual to join our Film Preparation Department (prep). As a key member of prep, you will be exposed to processes and techniques used to handle a variety of film formats. Previous film handling experience is beneficial but our training results in a knowledgeable Preservation Film Technician. A successful candidate will demonstrate strong attention to detail, ability to communicate effectively, and organizational, as well as time management skills.
Assess condition of material to determine best preservation workflow
Maintain data log of work procedure and material condition
Conduct the physical preparation, repair, and cleaning of client material in step for next phase
Follow industry conventions and client requirements for proper labeling and identification of material
Coordinate with staff to facilitate transition of jobs through different departments
Manage and respond to internal requests regarding job status and condition
Assist with labeling and organization of client material for shipping on a as needed basis
Successful candidates will possess:
Strong attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Exceptional organizing, multitasking, and prioritization skills
Effective time management and ability to work well under pressure
Advanced computer skills using data spreadsheets and internet research
Ability to learn technique and information quickly
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Experience handling 16mm and 35mm motion picture film, splicing, perforation repair
Colorlab offers a full compensation package that includes:
A selection of health and dental benefits, health savings plan, paid time off
Colorlab is a well-respected motion picture facility in Rockville, Maryland. We handle original camera negative and archival films. Our clients include Federal, state, and municipal government institutions, universities, museums, production companies, and individuals.
Applicants should e-mail a one-page resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017