Post Production Supervisor Job Description

Post Production Supervisor Job Description

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Post production supervisor provides support for production team with design, motion graphics, animation, editing and post-production activities.

Post Production Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist VP of Post Production with planning for future projects and technical innovations to help foster greater creative flexibility and efficiency
Working collaboratively with the editors and the production team, outside vendors to ensure projects are completed as expected
Coordinate freelance editors and external
Oversees the development of post production work flows for FBC On Air Promo, Special Ops and FX Network groups
Manage all aspects of post-production for talk show
Supporting a large team of producers and creatives working on approx
Adjust client needs and availability of technical personnel to ensure that the client has all the technical personnel required
Supervise the creation of work orders for all rooms and for billable work, including dubs to billable and non-billable clients
Autonomously supervise video edits with partner production companies
Analyze budgets to determine if the proposed budget will support all post productions and delivery needs

Post Production Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Post Production Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the post production supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Film, Television, Communication, Education, Advertising, Communications, Marketing, Technology, Broadcast Journalism, Management

Skills for Post Production Supervisor

Desired skills for post production supervisor include:

Post-production processes
Illustrator
Photoshop
Experience with editing systems
Media Encoder and After Effects
Database systems
General word processing
Post-production processes and workflows post scheduling and final deliverables
Spreadsheets
Animated graphics

Desired experience for post production supervisor includes:

Flexible with an ability to think proactively and efficiently in high pressure environments
Skilled in music selection and sourcing working with outside composers
Willingness to travel and work evenings/weekends when necessary, with short notice
Minimum of 2 years post-production experience
Experience working in a post-production facility or network environment is preferred
Must have at least 5-7 years’ experience as an Assistant Editor, Editor, or Post Coordinator at a home entertainment creative house or equivalent position at a major studio

Post Production Supervisor Examples

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Post Production Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a post production supervisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for post production supervisor
  • Manager relationships with internal and external stake holders on post produced content
  • Budgeting including single projects and overall post operational budgets
  • Post produce projects, giving direction to editors and ensuring client direction is followed
  • Lead the standardization of video products
  • Troubleshooting computer issues, learning the quirks of Mac OS, Adobe Premiere and the rest of the Adobe suite, and audio/video output devices to assist editors in their daily work
  • Monitoring music, image and video licensing usage from stock libraries and reporting
  • Manages all deliverables for a thirteen episode, half hour series and deliverables must adhere to the technical specifications provided by Netflix
  • Duties include formatting show credits, ensuring the picture process is on schedule, prepping files for digital intermediate (DI), and formatting files for archiving
  • Performs new duties/jobs as they arise
  • Staying on top of the condition of our internal hardware, servers, Experience with camera & audio equipment is a valued add
Qualifications for post production supervisor
  • Must have an advanced understanding of HD and SD post procedures, file types, frame rates, transcodes, tech specs
  • Must have the ability to contribute to the team environment
  • Must have demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and be extremely detail-oriented
  • Manage all stages required for TV, Radio and Home Entertainment materials
  • Lead technical publications Quality Assurance, Publishing & ePublications workflow and operational improvement initiatives
  • Supervise a team comprised of Publishers, ePublication and Quality Assurance Specialists
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Post Production Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of post production supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for post production supervisor
  • Media Management Administration - Perform the necessary actions related to the management of the media on the Red Post Media Grid, and Archive
  • Scheduling Assistance - perform edit session scheduling duties as delegated by the Manager, Post Production Scheduling
  • Promo Mastering/versioning/edit fixes
  • Menu Buidling
  • Re-pack/Conform edit
  • Video compression and other misc
  • Book all edits for Yahoo Finance post production effort and maintain a roster of freelancers to support production needs
  • Coordinate with show producers daily to determine edit needs of all live Yahoo Finance content
  • Serve as a backstop for the Yahoo Finance team, jumping into the edit chair when needed to get a project across the finish line
  • Provide weekly reports to Head of Post Production on operating condition
Qualifications for post production supervisor
  • Manage daily production activities and adhere to the Technical Publications Master Schedule
  • Be responsible for the identification of production/process improvements and implementation
  • Be responsible for the introduction and smooth implementation of newly developed tools and deliverables into the daily production process
  • Ensure proper implementation and adherence to the Technical Publication Quality System and tools
  • Be responsible for the overall Technical Publications master schedule development and maintenance
  • Proactively evaluate production related risks, priorities and customer queries to ensure timely escalation to appropriate levels of management
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Post Production Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of post production supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for post production supervisor
  • Booking and scheduling all edit shifts
  • Collaborating with series producers to maintain edit schedules and keep them on track whether by recommending additional resources or restructuring distribution of current talent
  • Maintain and update roster of freelance editors and assistant editors
  • Color Correction using DaVinci Resolve occasional editing
  • Provide day-to-day technical support for Seeker’s team of full-time and freelance editors, tracking and resolving issues in a timely manner
  • Supervises all technical aspects of Post Production including production technical requirements through editorial and final delivery
  • Provide oversight and support, as needed, for picture editorial, sound editorial, internal screenings and presentations
  • This person must have in depth technical knowledge of post-production and be adept at proactively identifying and resolving issues
  • This position will design and maintain post-production scheduling systems and workflow tools to maximize post-production efficiency
  • Supervises the research, acquisition and maintenance of all post production equipment
Qualifications for post production supervisor
  • Manage and foster relationships with internal and external customers
  • Actively participate in department leadership and collaborate in the development of strategic and tactical plans to increase customer satisfaction
  • Support overall departmental strategic projects
  • Assign employee objectives and conduct performance appraisals
  • You have a bachelor degree in project/operations management, business administration or another related field
  • You have at least eight to ten years of experience in Customer Services/operational Management, out of which five (5) in staff management in a department consisting of aerospace-related employees
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Post Production Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of post production supervisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for post production supervisor
  • Post Production Supervisor owns the master editorial and graphics/post production schedule
  • Works with in-house video production team, able to show quality control project evaluation prowess, and also easily able to share thoughts to Studio Operations Manager and post production team to identify and develop, then improve best practices for all stages of our video production pipeline
  • Responsible for studio related paperwork that includes generating purchase requisitions, managing vendor invoices & receipts, and understanding individual project budgets
  • Manage and partner with the coordination team to ensure all deliverables are completed smoothly and on schedule
  • Join forces with Post Department head to manage and forecast resources
  • Partner with Post Production Manager to screen and interview freelancers
  • Share SOPs with production team
  • Collaborate with legal team to ensure clearance
  • Coordinate daily management and scheduling on multiple projects
  • Partner with coordinators to collect project paperwork (releases, NDAs, timecards), report utilization and costs per project
Qualifications for post production supervisor
  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills with a strong customer focus orientation
  • You are self-motivated, results-driven and possess strong attention to detail
  • You are able to perform in a fast-paced environment and manage changing and conflicting priorities
  • You are computer literate and have a good command of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in operations and/or a manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing shop floor associates in a union environment
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Post Production Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of post production supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for post production supervisor
  • Keep & Maintain running post production schedule for as many as 18 bays (Premiere, Avid & GFX)
  • Track daily bay usage for each post-production scheduling software
  • Distribute labor hours in timekeeping software for post personnel & production personnel
  • Acquire assets for post & ensuring delivery and specs are met
  • Assist with needs in physical production
  • Book feeds & send notices for feed schedule for daily production
  • Contact and book editor and assistant editor fill-ins
  • Send daily email regarding incoming shoot materials (drives/disks)
  • Oversee post production on wide variety of video and genres
  • Oversee editor schedules, maintaining good channels of communication between producer and editor
Qualifications for post production supervisor
  • You have an interest in the improvement of processes and bringing together a team to achieve a common goal
  • College degree preferred and Post Production courses preferred
  • Minimum five years of experience in film and/or television animation post production
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, databases, and Macintosh are required
  • 5+ years at a media company / digital publisher like ours - this is a new time in content and all outlets are not created equal
  • You need to embrace deadlines, budgets, management, and all other left-brained parts of this job

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