Full Time Job

Lead Beam Coordinator

The Mill

Los Angeles, CA 10-27-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

For the role within the Beam Services team, you will be required to have an in-depth knowledge of technical specs and formats. Beam Services work closely with MCR to process Production, Mill+ and Marketing client requests for file encoding and to ensure deadlines are met. Quoting and monitoring
of Deliverables revenue liaising with Production. This person would be involved in bringing efficiencies to Beam Services, processing current jobs ranging from internal systems and processes to client communication, interaction and delivery. As a Lead Beam Coordinator, you would support the Head of Beam Services and act as Head of Department when necessary.

Main areas of responsibility:
*Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Work closely with Production to quote and track Deliverables against budget targets 
• Process client requests for file encoding to ensure deliveries are completed accurately to deadlines 
• Deliverables quoted accurately, monitor relevant overages conversations with Production 
• Manage MAL delivery campaigns and communications on relevant software platform
• Train new Coordinators and Producers as hired 
• Recommend, implement and troubleshoot new services and workflows for department 
• Develop and maintain excellent relationships with Mill personnel, clients and suppliers 
• Provide advice and guidance on technical issues to clients and Mill LA 
• Attend relevant meetings – weekly internal meetings, Deliverables, training courses and showcases 
• Liaise with external vendors as required


• Solid understanding of common file formats and resolutions
• Experience managing internal and external relationships
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships
• Ability to assess and respond at pace to issues across a multitude of media
• Proven organizational skills and strong attention to detail
• Work well under pressure and thrive managing projects in a fast-paced environment
• Commercial insight and enthusiasm for the advertising, VFX and emerging technology
• Self-starter who can demonstrate creative and critical thinking abilities and problem-solving skills

• 3-4 years relevant experience in VFX Technical Operations and Production
• Experience in the creative, media, advertising or tech industries

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to type, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roxjv1-54-80-173-217-42 in your application.