Production Technology Solutions Specialist (12-month contract)

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Company: Hasbro

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; digital content; and immersive and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.

 

eOne brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies including: international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Daisybeck and Blackfin; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

 

Description of role

 

The Production Technology Solutions Specialist reports into the Global Support Services organization at eOne. As part of the broader eOne IT Technology Team, you work in a hybrid environment with our Film and TV Production teams to assist and provide guidance related to any new and existing technologies used for production purposes.  Ability to quickly understand priorities and shift in a rapidly changing creative environment is essential.  Great opportunity to learn and grow within the Entertainment industry. 

 

Main responsibilities

 

  • Subject matter expert regarding technologies in use within the Film and TV production divisions 

  • Provide guidance to the production teams relating to company standards/processes 

  • Work closely with the Film and TV Production teams to understand future pipeline requirements where technology may be required to support business needs 

  • Primary point of contact within the Technology Support organization related to any production technology related queries 

  • Remain current on the various specialized technologies required for Film and TV production 

  • Provide system/application administration support  

  • Act as primary point of escalation with various technology vendors 

  • Periodically review and recommend implementation of new hardware, software and/or processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Film and TV productions 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key vendors in the media production space 

  • Develop and maintain a global asset register of all media production technologies across eOne 

  • Create & maintain required documentation.  

  • Assist with local and global projects/initiatives. 

 

Key competencies/Requirements 

 

  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree in computer science or equivalent 

  • Effective communication skills  

  • Ability to prioritise workload in a busy environment.  

  • Positive, flexible attitude and a willingness to learn.  

  • A good understanding of networking concepts (TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, Firewalls).  

  • Experience with or an understanding of the following desirable: 

  • Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and OneDrive 

  • AVID Nexis Environment  

  • AVID Media Composer 

  • Adobe Creative Cloud suite 

  • Cloud file storage solutions (e.g. Box) 

  • Understanding of production processes an asset 

  • Window and MacOS platforms 

 

Work Environment  

 

  • Flexible hybrid-work environment  

What you’ll be a part of…

 

  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks and reduced hours in summer
  • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
  • Be inspired: regular film screenings and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
  • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
  • Grow: develop your career and shape your future

 

We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 


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