Associate Project Manager
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Associate Project Manager, Audio Services will support the Audio
Services team with day-to-day handling of the original language and
localized audio workflows for Theatrical and Catalogue titles. This
person should embody our business ethos of being on time and right
the first time for all of our customers. Attention to detail and
ability to manage priorities are essential. The APM must be
technically knowledgeable of audio processes in the service of
gathering information and understanding business requirements,
technical specifications, schedules, and workflows. They will be
responsible for scheduling of individual projects, identifying and
resolving resourcing conflicts, creating/maintaining project
milestone schedules, calculating costs for completed projects,
"owning" the customer relationship between internal Company
clients/stakeholders, and communicating with partners (and
third-party vendors) about shared deliverables. They will work with
minimal supervision, handling routine matters in the Manager's
absence as well as keeping an eye out for ways to improve
workflows/increase efficiency, etc.
Project Management: Manage, organize, process, and track audio
post-production projects from initial client requests through final
delivery and financial closing.
Maintain daily communication regarding the status of the work,
proactively communicating schedule changes and their impact on work
and costs to clients and stakeholders.
Coordinate with management to identify the optimal use of resources
to meet day-to-day delivery priorities dictated by various planning
Research, organize, and track audio asset sources and deliverable
files to fulfill archival and distribution obligations across the
Provide clear, detailed, accurate work orders to support the audio
Liaise between technical teams and clients to ensure issues,
information, and recommended solutions are fully expressed and
understood by all parties. Remediate or escalate all issues to
management as they arise.
Ensure accurate billing entry and timely final submission in the
Services and Partner Management: Function as a subject matter
expert in relation to audio workflows in support of Planning /
Operations / Distribution teams and Creative Filmmakers.
Build and foster positive relationships with our clients and
partners to provide best-in-class service throughout all project
Partner with other departments within the team to ensure we are
operationally in sync to meet customers' needs.
Prepare schedule and cost estimates for client projects and ensure
project deadlines are met and remain within the allocated
Establish trusting partnerships and clear lines of communication
with clients, co-workers, and external vendors.
Work closely with Finance to ensure the accuracy of weekly accrual
/ financial reporting.
Process Improvement & Innovation: Identify opportunities to improve
existing workflows/systems and understand new technologies that we
can leverage to be the most effective, innovative, and secure
facility in the industry.
Develop and expand personal leadership skills.
Devote time to expanding knowledge of internal procedures and
2 years of experience working in project management in a
Extensive knowledge of digital/analog formats and standards used in
Proficiency in audio post-production workflows.
Experience working with work order management software.
High level of computer literacy (including Microsoft Office,
Outlook, Excel, and Word).
Excellent written and verbal, client-facing communication
Advanced time management and process improvement skills.
Must be able to organize and manage work effectively.
Must be able to work efficiently under time constraints.
Must be able to work proactively with multiple tight deadlines.
Must be able to multitask in a high-volume, fast-paced, challenging
Must be able to work independently and self-motivate, but
alternately in a team structure.
College degree in Film, Television, Electronic Media,
Communications, or related field; or equivalent work
Strong understanding of the post-production audio process and
technical delivery requirements.
General and specific knowledge of the workflows and services
offered by the team (with the ability to learn and grasp new
workflow concepts in the context of the industry's changing
Proficient in Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Suite
Knowledgeable in Pro-Tools and Dolby Atmos Technologies.
2 years of experience working in sound design, editorial,
recording, or similar pursuits.
Ability to communicate effectively with cross-cultural teams.
Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
Experience with high-volume digital assets.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, equality,
inclusion, and respect for people.
The salary will be determined based on several factors including,
but not limited to, location, relevant education, qualifications,
experience, technical skills, and business needs.
Participate in OrangePeople monthly team meetings, and participate
in team-building efforts.
Contribute to OrangePeople technical discussions, peer reviews,
Contribute content and collaborate via the OP-Wiki/Knowledge
Provide status reports to OP Account Management as requested.
OrangePeople is an Enterprise Architecture and Project Management
solutions company. Our most valuable asset is our people: dynamic,
creative thinkers, who are passionate about doing quality work. As
a member of the OrangePeople team, you will have access to
industry-leading consulting practices, strategies & and
technologies, innovative training & and education. An ideal Orange
Person is a technology leader with a proven track record of
technical achievements and a strong process/methodology
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