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DOLBY - Audio & Video Support Engineer, Student Placement (2023/2024)

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Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.


Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. 


An internship at Dolby, offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. For anyone seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions,join us to design a future where technology meets entertainment!


Student Placement  – 12 month position (2023/2024)

Location: Dolby London – Soho Square

Start Date: July


This student placement has shared roles & responsibilities within our Content Services and Technical Operations teams. The work is primarily focused on video, audio & systems engineering. As the successful candidate, you will help support Dolby’s active content creation environment. From the initial colour grade or mix, through mastering, quality check and exhibition, the candidate will gain insight into all the key stages required to produce industry leading content.


Located within the heart of Soho, our London office has the following technical facilities equipped with our latest technologies:


  • Cinema Screening Room
  • Cinema Mastering Suite
  • Home Entertainment Grading Room
  • Home Entertainment Studio
  • Home Entertainment Demo Room
  • Audio Suite
  • Demo Car


As the Audio & Video Support Engineer, you will support these technical facilities as well as our department’s internal and external services, within a team of talented and experienced engineers and managers.


Day to day responsibilities may include:


  • Grading suite set up and shut down
  • Monitor/projector and audio calibration
  • Supporting demonstrations of our technologies
  • Data wrangling and IO
  • Mastering and QC (Quality Check)
  • Video routing and cabling
  • Audio systems support
  • Overseeing the Transfer Bay operation
  • KVM support
  • Basic IT / Network support
  • Screening room cover


Where applicable, you will have evening and weekend work.


Applicants should be an undergraduate in their second or third year of study who are eligible to take a placement sandwich year as part of a three or four year course. Exposure and technical knowledge in video, audio and computer systems would be highly desirable, with experience with post production tools and software a plus. Other advantageous strengths are logical and analytical thinking, a strong problem-solving ability, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


Dolby Hiring Entity:
4-6 Soho Square