Post Production Project Manager

The Post Production Project Manager is a full-time role that will help us refine and manage our internal video post-production processes.

The primary role of the Post Production Project Manager is to oversee and track the post production process of all ongoing projects to meet deadlines and budgets. This role requires solid technical understanding as well as strong organizational skills. The Post Production Project Manager will act as liaison between editors, motion graphics artists, producers, and creatives, to track and manage the process of creating final assets for our clients and our internal team. You must know the intricacies of a post-studio workflow as well as be able to research and define work back schedules for all studio projects while being able to forecast budget issues and concerns. You will need to work effectively with a wide variety of staff and be able to inquire, update, and track multiple ongoing projects throughout the post-production process.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the workload of up to 20 edits at a time including the time of editors, assistant editors, coordinators and translators to ensure that all tasks within scope and purview of Lucky Day are finished on time and within budget.

  • Coordinate staff, freelancers, and edit job schedules to ensure flow of services.

  • Work with the Lucky Day team to codify and disseminate best practices and policies, enforcing compliance.

  • Coordinate with Producers to make sure review and approval happens on schedule.

  • Sourcing innovative solutions to improve the efficiency of Lucky Day workflows.

  • Quality control – Managing the work of producers in delivering films to spec.

  • General Post-Production duties; which may include ingesting of media, delivering links to Producers and general troubleshooting.

  • Assigning post schedules - checking with Producers if viewing dates are going to be met and informing the EP if not.

  • Booking and coordinating services with external partners - Motion, Color, Mix, Score, Translations, and Subtitles - and coordinating with the PM to make sure they deliver on budget.

  • Running the review cloud services, making sure cuts are in the correct folders.

  • Working with the EP and Lucky Day team to manage cloud and server storage, and moving content to cold storage. Must have knowledge of archive workflows.

  • Updating, maintaining, and ensuring compliance with metadata standards

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Outstanding knowledge of workflows based around Adobe Premiere Pro for both digital and broadcast deliveries including the full Adobe Suite.

  • Proven track record of managing production of video content from conception to production, including management of on location to HQ editing workflows.

  • Previous proven experience managing online editors and freelancers, production budgets, strategic postings and client relationship development;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to copy-write and copy-check.

  • Experience with online publishing software is a bonus.

  • Excellent organization skills, interpersonal and management skills.

  • Ability to work to deadlines and to manage a team

  • Other:
    To undertake such other tasks including general administrative duties as may be required from time to time
    To be an ambassador for the business at all times.

Inclusivity:

Lucky Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lucky Day does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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