Associate Project Manager – Technical Operations (Project Hire)
Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 764882BR Location Burbank, California,
United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Aug. 25,
2020 Job Summary: It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion
picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the
spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even
harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios.
Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We
raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the
production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the
globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories
through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from
Studio Operations is comprised of multiple disciplines related
to the postproduction of our films. This includes localizing
formats for global theatrical release, ensuring consistency and
continuity in the voice and representation of our characters in
media formats worldwide, ensuring secure delivery of films to
exhibitors, retailers, and homes worldwide, converting of classic
film content into digital formats, and managing of all Walt Disney
Studios production and postproduction facilities (including sound
stages and the Digital Studio).
The Walt Disney Studios is seeking an Associate Project Manager,
Technical Operations, who will support the functions of vendor
quality management, technical onboarding, and third-party technical
assessments for Studio Operations - Library & Technical
The position will develop project plans, tracking and reporting
for quality management programs related to vendor on-boarding,
process improvement initiatives, and technical audits for the
Studio Operations Partner Assessment Program. The Technical
Operations team provides support for in-home digital distribution,
localization and servicing teams to advance the performance and
improvement goals of the studio. This role will work with key
production vendors and internal teams to ensure adherence to Six
Sigma and ISO9001 quality management principles. This is an 18
month project hire.
Responsibilities: Develop key relationships with 3rd party
vendors, for the purpose of technical audits, process improvement
projects, performance metrics and corrective actions.
Schedule and perform technical audits with vendors, documenting
finding and generating reports for the Studio Operations Partner
Manage vendor on-boarding and integration projects, track vendor
progress for generating test packages, and validate deliverables
against requirements and specifications.
Support the collection of performance metrics for the vendor
Support technical operations initiatives with project
management, prepare project plans and communicate project status to
Provide user feedback and technical requirements to technology
development teams for internal tools and systems.
Work with large datasets in Excel, Salesforce or other reporting
tools to monitor delivery status, rejections and open issues as
related to supporting vendors and servicing teams
Create documentation for technical specifications, standard
operation procedures, and onboarding test plans, as well as attend
meetings and support detailed reporting for strategic partner
Work with partners in LTS and Studio Technology on asset
metadata compliance and normalization across multiple systems.
Additional technical or data administration projects as
Basic Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in a project
management or technical operations role required.
Digital media distribution, asset management, or post-production
experience preferred, but other quality management experience in
manufacturing or service industries may apply.
Strong written communication skills and attention to detail.
Understanding of video, audio, timed text formats and
Understanding of Six Sigma methodologies and ISO 9001
Experience with order management systems and reporting
Required Education Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or
the equivalent in a working environment (Engineering, Media
Production, IT, Computer Science).
About The Walt Disney Studios: For over 90 years, The Walt
Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney
Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music
and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films
are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt
Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature,
Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses
the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as
Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and
licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice
and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and
collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted
technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical
entertainment experiences for a global audience.
About The Walt Disney Company: The Walt Disney Company, together
with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified
international family entertainment and media enterprise with the
following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts,
studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From
humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its
preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly
continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and
experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories,
characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every
corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our
employees and cast members work together to create entertainment
experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with Walt Disney Pictures , which is part of a
business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios .
Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation,
gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney
fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all
people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be
relevant in a rapidly changing world.
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