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Associate Supervisor, Creative Film Services


Emeryville, CA 08-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Project Management
• Partner with the CFS Director on daily and weekly implementation of project schedules and resource plans towards the completion and fulfillment of final deliverables for all projects
• Collaborate with the CFS team to manage all aspects of trailer (and other marketing) conform work in advance of delivery to the mastering team
• Create and distribute production plans and schedules for special projects as designated by the CFS Director
• Communicate project goals, schedules, and deadlines to team members, as well as internal/external stakeholders
• Keep CFS Director, Mastering, Post Production, and outside partners and vendors, apprised of plans and developments
• Work with CFS Director, Post Production and Mastering to verify and publish deliverable lists and work requests
• Oversee archiving and documentation of all projects under the purview of CFS
• Partner with Mastering Coordinator to plan, initiate, provide necessary assets, track progress and QC media for CFS projects/deliveries
• Participate in various deliverable QCs at all stages of production as needed
• Manage and balance project assignments for CFS Editors, and load balance as necessary to meet schedules and priorities

Systems & Data Maintenance
• Initiate new projects in the Production Database and continually update/monitor status throughout the production lifecycle
• Maintain supporting documents and systems (e.g., Post Production Database, Work Requests) to track and reports on project statuses and overall progress/completion
• Collaborate with production coordinator(s) to keep all Creative Film Services data accurate and current
• Oversee ongoing documentation of Creative Film Services pipelines both internally and externally
• Maintain and refine systems (e.g., Wiki documentation, communication channels, group processes) to support productivity and efficiency for the Creative Film Services team
• Maintain department calendars, project calendars and long-term delivery schedules for multiple projects
• Assist in establishing, tracking, and managing production timelines
• Reconcile archive records to reflect actual final deliverables
Other General Responsibilities
• Partner with Creative Content Project Manager and CFS Editorial to create and distribute milestone Marketing materials to internal/external stakeholders
• Provide Disney CFS with working materials to support fulfillment of presentations – including, but not limited to, advance notice of clearance concerns and subtitle reference.
• Plan daily or weekly agendas (as needed) and distributes notes for various team and inter-team meetings
• Attend and contribute to regular planning meetings
• Provide guidance and support to the CFS Coordinator as needed
• Represent the department and projects at reviews, meetings and functions as needed
• Assist in the cultivation of vendor relations as needed; responds to vendor queries and provides guidance as needed
• Have an aptitude for learning; take initiative to stay current as production technology evolves
• Able to quickly process and retain new information
• Be a problem solver

• Bachelor's degree preferred
• 5 years of experience with film production environments, procedures, and schedules
• Previous experience with animation pipeline and post-production
• Demonstrate strong project management skill
• Organized and highly detail-oriented with prompt and thorough follow-through
• Self-starter
• Understanding of video codecs and containers
• Working knowledge of Macs is required; familiarity with Linux is a plus
• Experience with Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Confluence Wiki
• Experience with database creation and administration

• Frequent to continuous use of computer and office equipment including monitor, keyboard, mouse, phones, etc.
• Willing to work flexible hours (including nights and weekends) and/or overtime on short notice
• Willing to travel as needed, including overnight stay

To be considered for this role, please include a cover letter with your resume.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm1xm3-3-236-212-116-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.