Content and User Experience Manager, Procurement
Culver City, CA
Coord Creative Ops (Temporary), Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy!
This is a temporary assignment as an Operations Coordinator (OC) supporting the Operations and Production teams in the day-to-day flow of all projects into the Creative Center. The OC will report to the Senior Operations Manager. The OC will ensure the smooth running of department processes to keep the team on deadline and on budget. The OC will help the Operations team estimate, schedule, and track projects effectively while maintaining correct and consistent metadata around all projects. The OC will be responsible for working with both the Operations and Production teams to make sure all Wrike users are completing their statuses, following protocols, and keeping all information current.
A successful candidate will have the following characteristics: The OC is comfortable with a marked attention to detail: all aspects of this position require a clearheaded and accurate workflow. The OC anticipates team needs and has basic operational and project management skills. The OC understands that the responsibilities of the delivery schedule may require attention on evenings and weekends, this aspect of the position should be understood as par for the course. OC has excellent follow through capabilities, is tenacious and has impeccable organizational skills.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
75% Help the Operations team in all aspects of resource scheduling, project creation, and metadata management in Wrike.
Maximize productivity among art directors, designers, production artists, animators, preditors, associate preditors, finishing specialists, and writer/producers. Minimize downtime for the team.
Responsible for managing metadata and workflows within Wrike
Help the Operations team to document detailed department procedures that clearly represent the all team workflows.
Help the Operations team to build optimized workflows for supporting all networks.
Help the Operations team to document all existing workflows for the Creative Center.
Help the Operations team and Producers determine areas of potential automation for internal workflows.
10% Ability to juggle heavy workload and keep highly detailed schedules of all resources. Possesses excellent anticipatory skills.
5% Exhibit willingness to take on responsibilities outside of his/ her job description and has the ability to respond to business demands in a fast-paced environment. Presents a positive and professional attitude to stakeholders and co-workers.
5% Great communicator and is punctual. He /she maintains an efficient workflow and process and promptly communicates any issues to management.
5% Accurately documents all internal workflows and processes. Manages assets and archives projects accordingly and understands delivery.
Work Experience Requirements
• Minimum 3 years of experience in television, studio and/ or creative agency, with at least 2 years in resource management
• Basic knowledge of digital, print, editorial, design and animation workflows
• Mac and Excel experience a must
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Self-motivated, quick and assertive with the ability to pivot accordingly
• Exceptional time management skills
• Ability to solve problems creatively
• Possesses a ''whatever it takes mentality''
• Collaborative, generous team player – someone who readily shares ideas but also can happily build on other's ideas
• Manages time appropriately and meets aggressive deadlines
• Quickly and easily adapts to changing mandates, priorities
• Passionate about breaking new ground – new technology, new channels
Creativity, leadership, ability to think strategically, innovation, teamwork, ability to multi-task,
communication skills, time management, prioritization skills a must.
In addition to having a passion for all types of content, this individual you have a finger on the pulse of pop culture and social trends in design, marketing and advertising. You are passionate about storymaking, strategic branding and creative and the elevation of these brands. You are a skilled storymaker at heart. You are able to move our business forward through strategic creative and are interested in entering, creating and sustaining an informed dialogue with fans from existing platforms as well as discovering additional avenues to engage and sustain new audiences and fandoms.
Background on Creative Center (Culver City)
Creative Center is a global, hybrid internal agency that is a centralized hub for Sony Pictures Television Studio, Distribution, Franchise, Syndication, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Global Networks, Ad/ Sales and Sony One Initiatives. Our focus is to service businesses across the globe within the Sony universe.
We are a design consultancy that brings best practices from the agency world into our corporate studio environment. We harness what's relevant from both and blend within our model. We apply high-end creative, strategy and intimate knowledge about our brands to every engagement with a sense of urgency, efficiency and fiscal responsibility. We are built to be nimble and customize teams based on the various creative needs of our constituents.
We currently ideate and execute the 360 marketing campaigns for original show launches, tent pole acquisitions as well as all B2B, B2C events for Sony Pictures Television. We are the on-air promotion group
for the Global Networks business. We are the branding agency for global marketing designing and launching Sony Networks around the world, global campaigns for Sony IP, One Sony Initiatives and overarching Sony Pictures Entertainment campaigns for various corporate groups. We are also the digital agency for Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!
* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios
Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.