10 hours

Project Manager (StudioPost Mastering)

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Project Manager (StudioPost Mastering)

Jobid 23768-385495

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 36818BR

**Job Title** Project Manager (StudioPost Mastering)

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** West Coast Studio Ops

**Posting Category** Studio Technical Operations

**About Us** Why NBCUniversal…

Do you want to work for the world’s leading Media and Technology company? Are you passionate about working in a creative and collaborative environment? Then come to NBCUniversal and help us to create and deliver content so compelling it entertains, informs, and shapes the world. From the Kardashians, to the Minions, Saturday Night Live, to the Olympics we produce a diverse portfolio of entertainment to a global audience. We are the wizards who innovate and bring our content to life in media and in our world-renowned theme parks!

Business segment background

We create and deliver. As the backbone of NBCUniversal’s content production, the West Coast Studio Operations team is composed of creative leaders who support the production, editing, broadcast and distribution of NBCUniversal’s content. From start to finish West Coast Studio Operations utilizes innovative technology to offer high quality production and post-production facilities and services worthy of the industry’s biggest talents. When you visit Hulu on your Apple TV Roku or PS4 to watch a clip of an NBCUniversal show, we created it. When you turn on your TV and watch one of our networks or cable channels, we delivered it. When you see your favorite NBCUniversal TV show or movie from your childhood, we preserved it.

We want a diverse work force, and here is our commitment to you…

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


• Medical and Dental Available Day 1

• 401k Matching

• Pre Screenings (Movies/TV Shows)

• Celebrity Sightings

• Personal Time Off

• Discounted Stock Purchases

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


Setting the Scene

There is no production without post production. The team is responsible for StudioPost’s Picture and Audio Post Production Operations, including dailies processing, color correction, composting and much more! By working together, the team provides excellence of service while optimizing the cost of service delivery and enabling scalable operations solutions.

This position is responsible for owning and managing Film & Video Restoration project execution. Projects include those for A Title and Studio Archival restorations.

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Accountable for ensuring all aspects of film and video Restoration projects are executed correctly and completed within project due dates to meet/exceed customer expectations. Restoration project steps include (but are not limited to):

• Collaborate with Content Management team and Operations to generated bids with complete and accurate information

• Develop solid project plan including timeline for completion of deliverables

• Responsible for driving projects to successful completion within deadlines and adhering to budgets

• Accountable for assigning, supervising, and load-leveling scheduler work assignments (from order creation through to timely billing of projects)

• Balance and pace overall present and future work; resolving internal operational issues; collaborating with Planning and Operations Managers to pre-book work and resolve “day of” issues

• Liaise with Content Management Coordinators on project progress, escalating client facing issues

• Keep Manager, Feature & TV Mastering & Planning informed of overall project progress and escalate issues as they arise

• Evaluate and resolve client rejections in a timely manner

• Responsible for team metrics; measuring team performance against targets set by manager, evaluating their impact, providing feedback, and holding team members accountable.

• Identify opportunities to enhance quality, increase productivity, and drive efficiencies

• Foster collaborative relationships with cross-functional team members

• Help drive department goals by serving on committees and task forces

• Attend and conduct meetings as required

• Assist with developing and refining of SOP’s and best practices. Train and update team accordingly.



• At least 5 years recent experience in post-production film restoration process management

• Proven expertise in post-production concepts, technologies and process

• Demonstrated independent judgment, accountability for decisions, actions, and results.

• Ability to troubleshoot issues, identify root cause, and determine corrective action

• Demonstrated passion for providing a positive Customer experience

• Demonstrated ability to maintain composure in difficult situations

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

• Ability to adapt well to changes in priorities, direction, and strategy

• Ability to work as a team player and in a professional manner is necessary

• Goal driven and target orientated with the ability to step back and look at the bigger picture

• Demonstrated solid track record of problem solving required, finding solutions for a variety of operational challenges

• Microsoft Excel expertise is a must. Xytech expertise is a must. Strong familiarity with ScheduAll.

• Effective oral and written communication skills and follow through proficiency are required to effectively interface with Company personnel and outside contacts.

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

• Must be willing to work flexible, extended hours and/or weekends (when necessary) to meet client delivery needs/deadlines with short notice

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be 18 years or older

• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

**Desired Characteristics**


• Bachelors degree

• 5+ years of experience in Film & Video Restoration Post-Production preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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