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Technical Project Manager

  • Pixelogic Media Partners
  • Remote
  • 06/02/2024
Programme / Project Management

Job Description

Technical Project Manager

East Coast hours

Salary up to $100K

Pixelogic Media Partners, LLC provides distribution services and technology solutions to the entertainment industry. We help studios, broadcasters and digital retailers localize and distribute their feature and episodic titles to global audiences on-time and with superior quality. 

Our service offerings cover end-to-end workflows including language services such as scripting, subtitling, access services, dubbing, text and metadata localization in over 50 languages. Our technical services master and prepare this content in all distribution products including digital cinema, digital media and physical media (Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD).

To date, we serviced thousands of titles for iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon, Movies Anywhere and others. We also authored thousands of Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD discs. Our research and development team works on cutting-edge technologies such as 4K, high dynamic range (Dolby Vision, HDR10+), artificial intelligence and machine learning, software automation and our proprietary end-to-end operating platform branded as pHelix.

Experience start-up at scale. Be part of building innovative solutions to service our media and entertainment clients and help us fulfill their content distribution needs. Join us if you’re passionate about entertainment, innovation and customer service excellence!

Responsibilities:

Candidate will work with the engineering teams, end users, and engineering management to ensure the successful development and rollout of internally developed software solutions within the pHelix ecosystem.   

 A successful candidate for this role must be able to navigate multiple complex initiatives while dealing with competing priorities, and diverse teams.  The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to drive aggressive schedules while maintaining effective working relationships.  The candidate must have good outward facing skills, and have the discretion needed to interact with customers and end users.

 In the end, this job does not have a strict job description.  A strong candidate for this role will be focused on getting results and helping in whatever manner, consistent with a senior-level position and with the values of the company, will achieve those results.

 Although this role is initially focused on specific applications within the pHelix ecosystem, the job may evolve to include technical project management in other areas of Pixelogic systems development.

A few examples of topics where the candidate may be involved include the following:

  • Coordinate and track development, testing and deployment schedules across technology group, as it applies to integration.
  • Coordinate, track and communicate development and deployment schedules across internal customers and upper management.
  • Manage regular internal and external communications including meetings and materials (e.g., product one-sheets, presentation decks and other marketing materials across technology group).
  • Help drive continuous improvement cycle across all development, deployment, and support processes.
  • Ensuring technology infrastructure is available. This ranges from participating in vendor negotiations to coordinating with other organizations, such as IT and Support, to deploy and maintain.  
  • Help ensure engineering practices are defined and consistently enforced.
  • Manage project resource allocations.

 

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline or business. M.S., or M.B.A preferred.
  • 5+ years experience working with software development teams.
  • Ability to work remotely and coordinate resources in multiple time zones.
  • Strong experience with Atlassian products. (Jira and Confluence).
  • The ability to juggle multiple competing priorities.
  • Experience with software development processes.  Experience with Agile development is required.
  • Experience working with senior management.
  • Strong consistency and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to collaborate and self-manage.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of digital media, preferably professional film, and television