Media Manager

New York

Position Summary:

The Media Manager will work directly with the media management team and finishing producers to ensure that data IO workflows are implemented and adhered to. This person will perform pre-conforms, archiving, media management, pulls and archiving.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Media Manager’s number one priority is to handle all of the picture finishing department’s data I/O and media management.
  • Download all materials when received digitally from clients.
  • Perform first glance checks of client’s hard drives, digital files to check for errors or incorrect files.
  • Responsible for occasional 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 files copies setting file permissions and the creation/ deletion / and management of projects
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving
  • Maintain organization and folder structure for projects in accordance with the Sim Post file management policies and procedures
  • Assist in conform of feature films (both narrative and documentary), episodic television, and short films using Davinci Resolve, Avid Symphony, Adobe Premiere, Filmlight Baselight & Autodesk Flame.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2-3 years experience in the Post Production sector
  • A demonstrated history of being detail oriented, organized, and respectful of a quiet work environment.
  • Previous experience working hands on with computers and/or in IT, plus comfortable learning new software.
  • Experience using Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere CC, Final Cut Pro, and/ or DaVinci Resolve and Smoke/Flame.
  • Competency in diagnosing issues with software.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines.

Other Attributes

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving– Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions
  • Teamwork– Participates actively with the team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication– Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus– 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.
  • Stress Tolerance– Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

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