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Warnermedia Studios - Operations Apprentice

Warner Media

Atlanta, GA 07-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

WarnerMedia Studios is an in-house creative production organization designed to support WarnerMedia's brands from TBS to TNT, Cartoon Network to TCM, Bleacher Report to Turner Sports and everything in between. We work closely with our partners throughout WarnerMedia to make sure we have the resources needed to grow our business, our brands and our capabilities.

For more on who we are and what we do, check out our capabilities reel: vimeo.com/warnermediastudios/capabilities


WarnerMedia Studios Design VFX Operations supports the Design/Visual Effects department of artists with project management and operational support. The teams and projects this operations team support range from 3D Animation, Composite, Design, Sports Graphics, Network Graphics and Color Correction and vary in size and duration. Additionally, this team supports operationally by tracking schedules, time off and financial reporting.


We are offering a full-time opportunity to an enthusiastic, motivated and ambitious Operations Apprentice, to be an integral part of the Design/VFX Operations Team, in support of our Studios artists, network and corporate partners. Working under the guidance and collaboration of the DVFX Operations Team, the Operations Apprentice will focus primarily on our sports graphic productions and assist with resource scheduling, tracking requests, entering time off requests of the artists, and communicate to the team and partners of resource availability.

The position good communication skills, organization skills and the ability to think and respond quickly.

A WarnerMedia Studios Operations Apprenticeship is a two-year program

• Manage and track daily graphics requests to facilitate sports in-game wrap around packaging, studio show graphics, sports social and promotional graphics.
• Communicate directly with producers and project managers at Turner Sports to schedule artists and assist with deliveries of graphics and animations
• Assist with booking sessions and reconciling work orders utilizing an internal scheduling system to track all resources engaged on a project – Sound Design, Edit, 3D, Graphics, Color grading, Composite, licenses, etc.
• Enter hard costs into the reporting tracker and internal scheduling system in order to help tell the financial story behind each project we facilitate on behalf of our Sports Partner.
• Input and manage engineering tickets for Design VFX artists while finding creative solutions to minimize downtime and keep projects on track
• Track and manage Paid Time Off for all Sports Design VFX artists
• Provide operational and administrative support to other project managers
• Work closely with the management/operations team and staff in order to support the planning, preparation, and scheduling of immediate and future needs for WarnerMedia Studios Partners.

• Self-motivated/ Takes initiative / Intuitive
• Time management and prioritization skills
• Can work with teams and autonomously as needed
• Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
• Must be organized, with strong attention to detail, while juggling multiple tasks
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Experience with budgeting and scheduling a plus
• Proven experience in a production environment
• Availability to work overtime including nights and weekends

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, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status 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 recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp5e64-44-200-30-73-42 in your application.