Project Manager - Mastering
ZOO DigitalEl Segundo, CA
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WELCOME TO ZOO
ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in LA, Dubai, London and Sheffield UK. We help the biggest names in global entertainment to reach audiences everywhere with our high-quality localization and media services, adapting original TV and movie content for different languages, regions, and cultures.
Our Mission: To help our clients share their stories, by adapting the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy.
Our Clients: Major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBC Universal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others.
Our Services: Dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing.
ZOO Digital's state of the art technology services are backed by the award-winning bespoke software created by our ever-growing Research & Development team, ZOO Digital Labs. The team create cutting edge software solutions to supercharge our services and make our customers' lives easier.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Location: El Segundo CA/Hybrid remote working
Due to continued expansion, ZOO Digital are currently seeking a Project Manager to join their TV Mastering team based in El Segundo, CA. The TV Mastering team work with our internationally recognised clients in entertainment to create, master, and service files for specific TV series, episodic content, and any additional bonus content associated with assigned titles.
As Project Manager in Mastering, you will oversee the full project lifecycle for various clients. You will review and monitor client orders, track assets, create work orders for internal teams with the most recent asset and spec information, monitor timelines and resolve any issues. Serving as liaison between ZOO and our clients, day to day responsibilities will include;
Facilitating the workflow with internal and external resources, from project start to completion
Managing the mastering and servicing process for Current Air Television including mastering, QC and file delivery
Managing the creation of servicing files to digital platforms and storefronts like Netflix, Amazon, Itunes,
Helping to create and shape SOP's and workflows depending on client technical specifications and deliverable timelines
Creating, validating and double checking the orders in a web based system.
Responsible for asset research, asset requests and issuing tracking and resolution.
Anticipating and resolving potential issues as they arise during the life cycle of the title/project.
Coordinating with internal departments and resources to accomplish project completion.
Maintaining and updating department tracking, status reports and metrics.
All on site ZOO employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must provide CDC verification of their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process before starting.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
The Project Manager in Mastering is a key role for ZOO's TV Mastering team, so we are looking for experience project managers who can hit the ground running. Ideally, applicants will have previous experience working within media production, localisation, subtitling, and quality control.
We are also looking for the following skills and experience;
Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 4+ years related experience and/or training in a post production environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic understanding of UHD, HD and SD post procedures, file types, frame rates, transcodes, tech specs, etc. a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills including ability to manage time and prioritize effectively.
Self-starter attitude with the ability to work in a collaborative environment with competing deadlines
Previous experience with scheduling software (ScheduAll, Xytech, etc.) a plus
Ability to work some evenings / weekends (dependent on production timelines) required.
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Previous experience with project management software a plus (Asana, Monday.com, Slack, Basecamp)
Previous experience with scheduling software a plus (ScheduAll, Xytech, etc.)
WHY CHOOSE ZOO?
Our technology is constantly evolving, so there's never a dull moment with ZOO! Our team is made up of creatives, innovators, linguists, and collaborators from all corners of the world, and we employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. Along with a competitive salary, we also offer excellent company benefits, which include;
Unlimited access to over 5,000 courses on Udemy for business
Medical, Dental, Vision
STD, LTD, Life Insurance
Share Save Plan
Membership Discount at Bay Clubs
We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work.