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Chris Booth

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Chris Booth
London, England, United Kingdom
Closest Major City (for Meetings):
London, England, United Kingdom
Main Position:
Post Production Desktop Support
  @ Unit
Post Production Desktop Support
  @ Unit

2019-05-01 - Present  (3 years, 3 months, 12 days)

We are looking to recruit a Desktop Support Engineer to join our team supporting all aspects of our state-of-the-art Post Facilities.

About Us

Unit is an award winning VFX, audio and post production studio based in Fitzrovia. We believe that our creative output is paramount – it's why we are all here. To deliver that we need the very best people.

About the Role

We are looking to recruit a Support Engineer to join our team supporting all aspects of our state-of-the-art post production facilities. Acting as first line support, you will be the face of the support department and gain invaluable experience from all departments of the facility.  

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Engineering support of all post production areas, including fault-finding, design and installation of post-production and network environments

  • Create and maintain technical documentation of systems

  • Create solutions with efficiency in mind, maximising performance and minimising costs

  • Supporting Clients, Artists and Production on any technical issues. 

  • Reactive and planned maintenance of existing equipment.

  • Moving systems around the facility to meet the needs of production. 

About You

Essential requirements & skills

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum 2 years industry related experience.

  • Experience Supporting Linux Flame Systems.   

  • Excellent knowledge of post-production workflows and processes.

  • A passion for the latest technologies.

  • Demonstrable experience of working in an infrastructure support environment.

  • Knowledge of formats, codecs and workflows.

  • The ability to advise colleagues and clients alike.

  • Good technical fault finding and lateral thinking skills.

  • The ability to work under pressure.

And knowledge of following will be helpful: 

  • Avid Pro Tools support experience. 

  • Nuke / Maya / Adobe plugins installation and management.

  • Jamf Management.

  • Deadline Render Farm management

Member Since: March 6, 2020  (2 years, 5 months, 7 days)