- Imaging and Color Specialist

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Imaging and Color Specialist


Imaging and Color Specialist

• Intermediate Level


The Imaging Specialist acts as an expert when it comes to imaging and digital colour management standards and workflows and covers both our divisions, VFX and Animation.

Category Animation  Art Department  Special Effects 
Location Montreal, Canada
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 18, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

He/she is familiar with best practices in data sharing and colour transformation and applies them to the needs of Cinesite.

Your Role: 
  • Calibrate, configure, and troubleshoot projection tools and systems and provide support related to their use;
  • Adjust and define the coloring, making sure it is adapted to each project in order to meet the client's artistic requirements (depth, exposure, photorealism);
  • Understand current motion picture and television imaging practices and tools, and ensure their development in parallel with the related creative requirements;
  • Collaborate with editors, producers, compositors, developers, and systems administrators and understand their goals and challenges;
  • Continuously update Cinesite’s tools and procedures with the new arising technologies and norms that shape the way images are captured, manipulated, and reproduced to ensure longevity;
  • Evaluate and test new imaging technology and pipelines to gauge their potential impact for Cinesite and the industry as a whole;
  • Interact on a regular basis with the imaging and color science community;
  • Easily explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
We would like to talk to you if you have/are:
  • Minimum B.S. in Imaging or Color Science related field, or equivalent work experience and knowledge in a technical capacity, interacting with creatives and operators;
  • Understanding of a variety of professional imaging and color pipelines, transforms, LUTs, and common practices across different types of content, including feature film VFX, animated feature films and television or streams series;
  • Understanding of cameras, projectors and display characterization, color grading systems, VFX / animation software, and calibration procedures;
  • Knowledge of image formats, color encodings, video formats, and display technology;
  • Knowledge of industry standards and the bodies that ratify them;
  • The communication skills to clearly articulate and document technical concepts and explain how they impact the creative process.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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