Finishing Workflow Producer

New York

Position Summary:

The Finishing Workflow Producer will work directly with the local Engineering, Finishing, Sales, and Media teams, overseeing the offices’ technical processes for data I/O, conform/online, vfx pulls and reviews, marketing pulls and more, ensuring standardized workflows are tested, agreed upon, implemented and adhered to. This position will take workflow direction and keep an open line of communication with the Director of Workflow, while collaborating with Workflow staff across the company on a wide variety of content, including scripted episodic/features and documentary episodic/features

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Client and Technical Service:

  • Ensure 24/7 technical support
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate color flow between software, monitoring and renders between artists and systems at Sim
  • Responsible for supporting colorists and clients with any color management questions or concerns
  • Ensure excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective, timely manner
  • Responsible for all local LTO archiving and restoring of DI assets for all film and television productions, while adhering to MPAA regulations
  • Responsible for all data on SAN environment, including, but not limited to, file copies, setting file permissions, and the creation/deletion/management of projects and directories
  • Oversee organization and folder structure for projects in accordance with Sim Post file management policies and procedures
  • Oversee and when necessary, perform the Media Teams consolidation, media management, and process for pre-conforming television and feature/independent film productions
  • Complete file conversions, network deliverable creation and asset delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring all VFX pulls are delivered in accordance with all Sim standards
  • Responsible for ensuring the processes and delivery standards for all framerate conversions and transcoding needs are in accordance with Sim standards
  • Responsible for ensuring the processes and delivery standards for all final television and/or feature/independent film production deliverables are to studio specifications, finding optimization and efficiencies
  • Provide assistance and technical information to clients, potential clients and staff members when required

Other Duties:

  • Answering calls from clients and providing customer support
  • Work closely with Finishing Producers to ensure client’s needs and deadlines are met
  • Keep detailed documentation for optimal organization and constantly explores ways to improve workflow and client experience
  • Create documentation of each jobs’ workflow specifications as necessary
  • Collaborate with workflow staff across the company from various locations to design and or implement standard practices
  • Other duties, as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • 5 – 7 years of relevant experience in an audio/video/film production environment required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent years of relevant work experience, preferred
  • Ability to use, learn and implement new software and hardware
  • Proficiency in Avid and Adobe products required
  • Knowledge of Filmlight products preferred
  • Knowledge of Colorfront, Autodesk, products a plus
  • Proficient in TAR and LTFS tape formats while working in both command line and YoYotta
  • Experience working within command line on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms preferred
  • Experience working with, or creating, IMF + HDR deliverables for streaming platforms such as Netflix, Hulu a plus

Other Attributes

  • Leadership Skills – Has the ability to step up and lead a group of people to produce the best possible work
  • Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements them
  • Customer Service – Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim
  • Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
  • Innovation – Develops new ways and adapts existing products or processes
  • Quality/Attention to Detail – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are met to provide excellent service delivery
  • Accountability – Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relies upon to achieve results with little need for oversight
  • Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations

Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort may be required (i.e. some lifting of supplies and material)

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com