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Iron Mountain Studio Engineer - Imaging in Hollywood, California

At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn’t just embrace what’s exceptional. It creates exceptional.

Responsible for image asset migration (digitization), restoration, remediation and reformat in the digital studio space. Coordinates and trouble shoots project assignments, communicates directly with customer/client point of contact for technical information exchange. Works with Client Services Representative, Studio Manager, Records and Customer Services to ensure receipt, tracking and final delivery of contracted service to client.

Job Summary: Responsible for image asset migration (digitization), restoration, remediation and reformat in the digital studio space. Coordinates and trouble shoots project assignments, communicates directly with customer/client point of contact for technical information exchange. Works with Client Services Representative, Studio Manager, Records and Customer Services to ensure receipt, tracking and final delivery of contracted service to client. Support for Lead Image Specialist.

Primary (P) Secondary (S)

Key Responsibilities:

Image asset migration (digitization), restoration, remediation and reformat in the digital studio space Client communication Research – format and metadata identification/verification Project management, work logs, asset tracking, chain of custody, archival engineer reports for all asset production work Troubleshoot, calibrate and general maintenance/upkeep of existing equipment Recommend and test new and used equipment (hardware and software) including software version, driver and firmware update management

Functional Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Minimum 2 years direct industry experience required. Job requires fundamental understanding of current and obsolete image and photographic formats and processes. Strong team and interpersonal skills are required in addition to technical and business expertise.

  • Familiarity with historic analog and digital video media formats including, but not limited to: negatives, positives, transparencies, glass plate, slide, and poster

  • Working knowledge of MAC/PC including but not limited to: PhotoShop, PhotoMechanic, Adobe Acrobat, FileMaker and Light Room

  • Familiarity with rich media archive organization, inventory and tracking

  • Detailed Archival and Work Log generation – detailed asset tracking of all production work and metadata

  • Familiarity with secure electronic and physical file delivery systems

  • Familiarity with backup solutions: digital archiving to server and LTO

  • Familiarity of restoration, remediation, stabilization of 2D Assets. Able to identify deterioration and recommend/execute remediation for safe digitization.

  • Set-up and configuration of scanning equipment: Flatbed Scanner, computer workstation, scanning peripherals.

  • Attention to detail / quality control: consistent monitor of image file quality

  • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal

  • Self-motivation and effective time management: planning, organization and prioritization for the successful and timely completion of projects

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrates ability to learn new technologies

  • Ability to constructively collaborate in a results oriented team

It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

  • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and Iron Mountain policies

  • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

  • to complete required training within the allotted time frame

Business Expertise: This position requires no business expertise beyond practical experience within the studio service environment: session reports, work logs, project and asset tracking.

Scope Information:

  • Revenue (P&L) Yes No Annual dollars:

  • Operating Budget Yes No Annual dollars:

Leadership: The Studio Specialist position has no direct reports.

Problem Solving: This position requires some technical problem solving and the ability to make judgments based on the analysis of information. Identify problems; recommend solution options, with reporting to the Studio Manager.

Nature of Impact: This position is the direct service provider to client with direct impact on the business.

Area of Impact: Iron Mountain Entertainment Services division.

Interpersonal Skills: This position requires daily interaction and effective communication with individuals in a studio and organizational environment. Strong verbal and non-verbal communication, listening, negotiation, problem-solving decision-making, assertiveness self-management, responsibility and accountability is expected.

Job / Physical Requirements/Qualifications:

Physical Requirements: Although this is primarily a technical position, there is a minimal physical requirement to handle asset/media handling (inbounding/outbound) inventory boxes, session set-up, and hardware/scanning equipment configuration. Travel Requirements: There is little travel required for this position beyond intra-studio and industry event participation

C. Utilization of Time and Equipment: (Allocate the % of a total day)

Documentation: work logs, archival logs, asset inventory research, inbound/outbound, asset damage reports.

Licenses & Certifications Required: A Bachelor Degree or Certificate from an accredited mult-media, film, photojournalism, graphics or database/archive management school or technical program is highly preferred but not required. Membership and participation with local and national technical associations such as: The American Photography Archives Group (APAG), The International Center of Photography (ICP), Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS), Society of American Archivists (SAA) is encouraged

Qualifications:

Minimum Education: High School Minimum Experience: 2 – 4 Years

High School Less than 2 years

2 Yrs College 2 – 4 Years

4-Yr College Degree 4 – 7 Years

Masters Degree 7 – 10 Years

PhD 10+ Years

Preferred Education: 2 Yrs College Preferred Experience: 4 – 7 Years

High School Less than 2 years

2 Yrs College 2 – 4 Years

4-Yr College Degree 4 – 7 Years

Masters Degree 7 – 10 Years

PhD 10+ Years

Disclaimer: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility of the jobholder. Certain features of this job are described in the above headings, but are not necessarily limited to the above written statements. They may be subject to review. All positions within Iron Mountain may include other duties as assigned.

Iron Mountain is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, creed, age, national origin, sex, sexual preference or handicap.

Category: Operations Group

Iron Mountain Incorporated, founded in 1951, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world in approximately 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts.

Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, as well as data centers, cloud services, and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working.

Our Cores Value at https://www.ironmountain.com/about-us/values s at https://www.ironmountain.com/about-us/values and Code of Ethics are our north star. They provide a solid base for how we do business and behave every day, so each one of us can experience exceptional.

If you have a physical or mental disability that requires special accommodations, please let us know by sending an email to accommodationrequest@ironmountain.com . See the Supplement to learn more about Equal Employment Opportunity.

Requisition: J0019635

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