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Post Production Manager

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Mattel El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 2 months ago

This position supports Mattel's initiative to preserve, organize and reuse all content created by Mattel; this will contribute to the company's increased toy sales as well as an uptick in content revenue, supporting Mattel's Digital First & Content First long term plans for the future, increasing it's competitiveness in the Toy & Entertainment industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • This position manages the Mattel Creations Post Production team, in charge of casting, scheduling editors and editorial bays for short form content.

  • Manages the domestic deliveries of all content created by Mattel Creations.

  • Uses independent judgment to schedule, supervise and ship information to post vendors for each production.

  • Supervise the QC process with post vendors for each production.

  • General post production support for all projects.

  • Scheduling and supervision of some audio post productions as needed.

  • Solicits the bid from post vendors when needed.

  • Provides updates of the domestic delivery progress to the Production teams.

  • Works with the Localization team to inform of domestic asset availability for a seamless handoff to begin localization.

  • Manages the resolution of all technical issues for delivery.

  • Problem solves when technical issues arise, or delivery mishaps occur.

  • Manages the maintenance of the Mattel content distribution database including content information and deliverables.

  • Works with the Director of Post Production to facilitate project documents, purchase orders, invoicing, coding and the tracking of costs for all Post orders.

  • Works with the Director of Post Production to plan for industry changes, to ensure that Mattel is at the forefront of innovation to facilitate our leadership.

  • This position will be supporting the successful deliveries of all content, with an annual spend of $2M on domestic post production and $7M on international deliveries.

  • Works with producers of short form and long form content throughout the production process to achieve a successful, timely, and on-budget post production process and delivery.

  • Interfaces with third party production companies to coordinate delivery of final assets and deliverables to Mattel

  • Maintains current documentation of Mattel master specs and deliverables relevant to specific projects, and industry standard.

  • Maintains master documentation of delivery schedules to be circulated throughout the company.

Experience, Education & Skills

  • This position requires a high level of technical skill in the post production field as well as an in-depth knowledge of the production process. This position is challenged with high volumes of work, fulfilling requests from a variety of partners. This position is a leadership position, frequently relied upon to troubleshoot under pressure and with limited resources and the ability to respond to changing production and post-production schedules to accommodate for changing creative direction or deadlines to make prompt, and high-quality deliveries.

  • 7+ years of production or post production experience

  • Familiarity with editorial software including Final Cut, Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects) and AVID is preferred

  • Precise attention to detail, superior organizational skills

  • Aptitude for technology and film, video and media formats

  • Aptitude for emerging formats and online media

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Post Production Manager

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