Senior Post Producer
Hayden5New York, NY
Full Time Job
As a Hayden5 Sr. Post Producer you report to our Director of Post Production and work alongside staff producers, post producers, and freelance editors and other post contractors. In this role you would be responsible for overseeing Post Production projects from the bidding phase all the way though final delivery - including building project schedules, overseeing budgets and expenses, contracting freelancers, liaising on cut reviews and feedback, and taking point on all client communications related to the edit including creative, budget and timelines.
Sr. Post Producers are highly resourceful and quick on their feet. Very strong written and verbal communication skills, with great attention to detail, and impeccable organization is required. The ideal candidate is a great multitasker, thinks two steps ahead, knows all the details of any given project they manage and keeps calm under pressure.
The role will require knowledge and experience with all aspects of the post production process both from a technical and a workflow/operations perspective. An ideal candidate will be well-versed in all post production workflows including offline edit, motion graphics/vfx, sound and color finishing, and various delivery specs, especially when it comes to digital and commercial content. The candidate's ideal background would include: full-time experience at a full-service digital production company, post house, or an ad agency, focusing on producing short-to-mid-form content, branded content, high-budget productions, as well as high-volume one-offs or series.
Oversee and manage 10+ different projects at any given time.
Act as the main point of contact for clients throughout the project on: cut reviews, creative, project scope/budget, graphics, status updates, delivery of assets and managing feedback.
Help creatively support editors and designers on large and complicated edits, parsing through client feedback and offering creative solutions
Support the Director of Post on reviewing post estimates and bids.
Support the Director of Post on recruiting in editors and reviewing portfolios.
Partners with edit staff and freelancers to ensure clients notes are being addressed.
Work with the Director of Post Production to determine editorial staffing needs.
Run all stages of video post production from creative to final delivery.
Maintain positive relationships with vendors and industry contacts.
7+ years professional experience in video production, with at least 3+ years as a Post Supervisor, Post Producer, or Post Manager
5+ years of direct client management experience.
Understanding of codecs and media delivery specifications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent teamwork skills.
Must be adept at problem solving and thinking quickly on his/her feet.
Strong sense of urgency with sensitivity to time pressures and multiple deadlines.
Knowledge of the Adobe Suite and editing experience is a plus.
This is a full time position based in New York, NY. The role is currently work from home, but will transition back to our Manhattan office this year.
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