Job Posting - Red Lab - Sudbury


World-class post-production facility servicing episodic, feature and commercial projects.


The Lab Technician will ensure effective technical support and deliver the various aspects of the process outlined below, with a constant focus on providing top-quality technical results. The Lab Technician also supports day-to-day operations by completing various other lab tasks, usually not directly related to client sessions.


  • Support the artists by sourcing and preparing elements and suites as required

  • Prepare all audio, video, graphic and artwork files prior to scheduled jobs

  • Ensure all audio and video elements are downloaded and transcoded as needed prior to scheduled jobs

  • Ensure that all non-session related tasks, included but not limited to; dubs, down/cross converts, postings, graphics preparation, quality control and deliverables are completed effectively and in a timely manner

  • Archiving and data management of the network shared storages, local storages and Media Shuttle

  • Effectively complete data input/output duties, including importing and exporting data on the network

  • Effectively work with Avid, Premiere and Resolve project files

  • Ensure effective sourcing of EDL, AAF, and XML files

  • Configure VTR’s for input and output

  • Effectively route all video, audio and sync signals

  • Troubleshoot and communicate technical issues to Lab Manager as well as to artist(s) prior to scheduled jobs

  • Maintain operational knowledge of various file based formats; Camera raw files, mov, .mxf, DNx Family, ProRes Family, et..

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the dailies and transcoding systems and workflows

  • Maintain operational knowledge of various VTR’s including; HD-SR, DVCProHD, HDV, etc.

  • Maintain a clear understanding of the signal routing switchers, patch bays, TC generators and scopes

  • Maintain a clear understanding of analog and digital, SD, HD, UHD, 4K television standards and specifications

  • Effectively transcode and post or email work in progress and completed work in various formats for client approvals


  • 1+ years experience in post-production

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field preferred but not required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent team player

  • Outstanding customer service skills with ability to operate calmly and efficiently

  • Detail oriented person with keen eyes and superb organizational skills

  • Willing to work flexible hours, such as overnight shift for the digital dailies as needed

  • Experience in post-production, 3D/animation or colour correction atmosphere is preferred

  • Operational knowledge of various software including; Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder), Avid, Resolve, FTP Client, and Compressor

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