Full Time Job

Post Production Operations Supervisor

Warner Bros. Discovery

London, United Kingdom 04-25-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Your role...

This varied role provides operational, workflow and process support to our UK-based live events and sports production clients.

Leading a team of edit assistants, the Supervisor ensures that users are trained and supported with effective and efficient workflows.

The position requires solid technical understanding of the edit platforms and supporting infrastructure, including Adobe Premiere Pro and Creative Cloud. A key focus of this role is technical workflows and the ability to troubleshoot client workflows from production through to the post production phase, as well as define new workflow methodologies that drive further or new efficiencies within standard workflows.

Key Accountabilities...
• Lead, motivate and manage a team of shift Edit Assistants, ensuring their continued growth and development through regular performance management, goal setting and reviews
• Work in partnership with Production Operations, Engineering and Media Management to deliver seamless service
• Technical lead for projects requiring special production and post production workflow considerations and working collaboratively with Post Engineering.
• Day to day operational support and troubleshooting for all platform users
• Maintaining and creating SOPs for users
• Supports technical development of edit facilities.
• Ensuring all edit workflow and operational procedures are followed.
• Provide training and guidance to platform users
• Assist with media import into the MAM from external devices, i.e. Xfile, QNAP or similar
• Provide technical lead and point of contact; assist clients and editors working on special projects outside of standard workflows.
• Assisting with media management of Edit servers.
• Report on any faulty equipment or operational challenges within the suites.
• Liaise between internal stakeholders and clients.
• Quality assurance of output from Edit suites
• Other duties as required

Qualifications and Requirements...
• Excellent knowledge of Post Production technologies and standards, file formats, codecs, encoding software, formats conversions.
• Proficient with Adobe Premiere Pro and associated plug-ins, Adobe Creative Cloud, Avid, Helmut, Vantage and Vidchecker systems or similar software.
• Ability to take briefs and work effectively with complex client requirements.
• Thorough understanding of file based workflows.
• Proven track record in commercial post technical operations, or broadcast operations.
• Mediapulse booking system experience, or experience of similar bookings management and scheduling systems.
• Good communication skills.
• Attention to detail with the ability to prioritise in a time pressured environment.
• Flexible with ability to adapt to different demands.
• Strong IT skills

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9nen9-44-192-79-149-42 in your application.