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Senior Post Production Manager

  • Moonbug Entertainment
  • London, UK
  • 12/08/2021
Full time Producer / Production Content Creation Animation

Job Description

Description

Moonbug Entertainment are looking for a Senior Post Production Manager to come and lead the post production team in the London office.

We are looking for a strong leader who has at least 7 years experience working in post production for a video production company. The Senior Post Production Manager will oversee any and all post production that happens in the UK production studio. This content is primarily animation production but also includes live action so experience with both animation and live action production pipelines would be beneficial. You will be managing and supporting a team of up to 13 staff working across multiple pipelines of content within audio, video, graphics and VFX editing. The post production team consists of audio editors, video editors, production coordinators and assistants. This individual will use the teams skills as best possible to work through the various pipelines of content forecast throughout the year.

This will involve day to day team management, problem solving, career development within your team and generally ensuring that they are equipped to do their individual jobs. Strong project management will be required, and there will be regular liaison with the show producers to ensure that post production is running smoothly across the shows. There will also be regular liaison with the Localisation team to make sure parties are aligned and have insights into the assets available once post production is complete and the video is delivered.

You will regularly meet with other heads within production and liaise with the LA creative and production teams to ensure we are coordinated across the live action brands. You will ensure we are on brand and on budget and coordinate with your different departments to ensure the delivery of the final product to our Channels Delivery team for upload onto various platforms. Communication with the distribution team will also be key - and working closely with our asset coordinator to make sure all master assets are up to standard and ready for distribution to partners around the world.

We are looking for an individual who is highly experienced in video and audio post production who is comfortable managing multiple post production pipelines across multiple brands. This individual is in tune with industry standard software, hardware and specs across video and audio production. We’re looking for someone who is a self starter and keen to grow with the fast expanding company. Someone who will bring a vast knowledge and skillset of industry post production and apply this to a young and growing team, looking to improve and streamline current post processes as the company grows more and increases production across its different channels.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Line management of the post production team
  • Overseeing and tracking all post production pipelines across production
  • Designating projects and workflows throughout the department or externally to vendors or freelancers
  • Pre-empting, planning and placing resources where needed for upcoming projects throughout the team internally and externally making sure legal contracts are in place.
  • Supporting post production staff with day to day tasks and problems
  • Developing new and improved processes for post workflows throughout the department
  • Tracking and ensuring delivery from post production to the video and distribution team
  • Working closely with producers and coordinators to schedule/budget the post production process
  • Working closely with the producers to plan out post production process in either internal or external team
  • Working closely with the creative team to ensure the audio and video team are aligned with brand briefs and guidelines before delivery
  • Troubleshoot any staff/ post production issues
  • Ensure audio and visual specs are up to industry standard
  • Liaise between internal departments; production, creative, video labs and distribution
  • Support the audio and video team with technical help
  • Work to improve the post process across all brands - looking to improve hardware and software for team members

Requirements

 

  • Running a medium size team (minimum 7 years experience)
  • Working in post production overseeing post process and pipelines (minimum 7 years experience)
  • Knowledge of Production Budgets
  • Knowledge of Production Schedules
  • Calm under pressure
  • Willingness to be flexible with ever changing production requirements
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple productions
  • Knowledge of 2D and 3D animation production pipelines