Mattel El Segundo , CA 90245
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.
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