Video Solutions and Codec Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 31, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200085496

Apple's Worldwide Marketing Communications Department (Marcom) designs and delivers iconic brand images and experiences to various sites, apps, and retail stores. We lead all of Apple's advertising and marketing to ensure the flawless development and execution of world-class communications. We work on high-impact projects that serve various lines of business, use the latest technologies, and continue to evolve and deliver solutions on a worldwide scale

Video Solutions and Codec Engineer is part of the Special Ops team in the Technical Production Services group. This groups supports marcom Producers and Creatives in creating launch videos, guided tours, digital signage and TV commercials.

The Video Solutions and Codec Engineer must be hands-on and have a deep understanding of video signal processing, video codecs, video compression and transcoding

Key Qualifications

  • You should have extensive and proven experience with Apple hardware and software. You must have experience working with modern consumer and professional video formats and workflows
  • You have video production experience at an agency, film or broadcast facility
  • You have advanced experience with transcoding tools such as Apple's Compressor, tele-stream, Adobe media encoder and similar tools
  • You posses advanced level transcoding and compression knowledge that accounts for color, banding, aliasing, artifacts and other quality control parameters
  • You can craft workflow automation tools and have experience building custom codes and API's
  • You have a deep understanding of streaming technologies and deliverable specs
  • Deep knowledge of digital video files across all modern formats
  • Technical project management skills
  • Networking and troubleshooting experience
  • You follow through with commitments and fosters mutual trust with fellow team members


As a member of the Technical Production Services group, you will play a meaningful role in helping the production team craft marketing and training content for Apple's released and unreleased products. You will provide video engineering expertise for creatives and Producers throughout the production lifecycle.

Ensure video deliverables are trans-coded and compressed with the highest quality

Anticipate, mitigate and tackle technical video production issues

Research and test the latest in video technologies such as 4k, HLS, HDR-10, Dolby Vision, MPEG2/4, H264/H265, HEVC

Work with internal and external teams to validated or troubleshoot delivery methods

Solve signal processing and technical video production issues

Develop and implement tools to optimize production workflows and our QC process

Work closely with our Video Ingest, DIT, Photo Ingest and Technical Device Management teams to identify and implement solutions that optimize their workflows

Help producers with technical challenges specific to video production

Education & Experience

Engineering or equivalent degree, plus minimum of 6 years working in a technical video production role

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