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POST PRODUCTION MANAGER

The Post Production Manager is responsible for overseeing the AE and Post Coordinator teams, facilitating and maintaining communication between clients, producers, designers, assistant editors and editors throughout the lifespan of all projects.

GENERAL WORKFLOW

  • Lead the AE and Coordinator teams
  • Work with Head of Post to ensure that quality standards are being achieved, workflow is being maintained, schedules and responsibilities are being carried out and client needs are being met
  • Email interception from clients, producers, graphics, editors, etc.
  • Help Post Coordinators assign emails/tasks to AEs and ensuring tasks are followed through and client needs are being met
  • Support and back up Production Coordinator(s) as needed
  • Proactively research and suggest software and hardware updates / upgrades that would benefit the team going forward
  • Consider and implement workflow updates to keep with changing needs (with the support of your team)
  • Train new team members as needed
  • Liaise with Assistant Editors to be sure all technical needs are met
  • Help coordinate with graphics, editorial and finishing facilities for offlines and finishing needs
  • Upload and download approval files to and from clients as needed

FINISHING

  • Responsible for overseeing all in-house finishing and out-of-house finish prep (This includes graphics requests, preps, organization, QC, client interaction, etc)
  • Communicate positively and effectively with multiple clients to ensure we have all elements necessary to complete finishes
  • Request and post prep elements to the different finishing houses and studios as needed 
  • Communicate the needs of each individual finish with all departments involved in the finishing process. This includes but not limited to Producers, Post-Production Department, and Graphics Department
  • Working with the Graphics team to ensure GFX finishing runs smoothly
  • Disseminate information such as graphic elements needed, narration needs, online specs and versions, audio specs and versions, and timely deadline and status updates
  • Quality Control of all pieces before showing producers to ensure final delivery matches offline reference
  • Responsible for completion of delivery of final elements to client
  • Delegate these responsibilities as needed (ie. Schedule finishing with New Wave/Freelance finishing teams)

Please send a resume and/or reel to info@projectxav.com

ASSISTANT EDITOR

We are currently seeking to hire an experienced Assistant Editor to join our amazing team. 

Potential candidates should aspire to become top-tier participants in the Project X team with higher-than-moderate skills in the following areas:

•Adobe Premiere

•Picture & Audio finishing preps

•Nexis

•Online Finishing / Exports

•Digitizing Media / Assets Mgmt

•Standard Audio/Video Codecs & Specs

•LTO Backups

•Dialogue Breakdowns

•Dailies Assemblies

•VFX Stringouts

Qualifications

Minimum [1] year professional experience with Adobe Premiere

Minimum [1] year professional post-production experience, preferably with a marketing / advertising agency.

Experience with Trailer / TV spot / TV promo. Internal finishing experience required.

Understanding of frame rates, video timecode, aspect ratios, resolutions, video scanning, color spaces, audio bit depth, audio sample rate, AAC vs Linear PCM, common track layouts, audio formats, video codecs and bit rates.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and FTP Clients

Miscellaneous

You will need the ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations and maintain high attention to detail.

Hours are demanding and require flexibility and teamwork. Shifts may vary Monday –Saturday, day or night.

Compensation will be commensurate with applicant’s experience.

Please send a resume and/or reel to info@projectxav.com