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September 10, 2017
Manager, Post Production – International Originals (EMEA)
We are seeking an experienced Post Production Manager based in Amsterdam to help manage both internal and third party co-productions from a post perspective with both scripted and unscripted series. This person will establish and curate vendor & editorial crew relations, review budgets and support/suggest best practices for post from the moment content is collected through delivery.
This position will report to International Originals Post Production in Hollywood. Together, this team is responsible for supervising all aspects of production with our International Originals team.
Fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows, Netflix has grown to have over 100 million streaming members globally. With this international expansion and a move into International originals, it’s a great time to join Netflix.
A successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times.
This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker, and able to exercise good judgment and initiative. The role will be focused on supporting non-English series that are shot and finished throughout EMEA. High proficiency in a non-English European language is essential. (French, German, Spanish, etc.)
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Technical Setup of ShowWork with Engineering Team, Post external production team on defining key post workflows such as camera capture, master delivery, final archive – mostly for 4K. Set up dailies workflow for show and manage access
Work with local Post Supervisors to prepare and vet show budgets and schedules, providing feedback internally and externally on viability and risks.
Review creative/scripts & begin defining post budget and VFX scope
Collaborate with internal/external teams to lock budget
Track and manage all post related costs, keeping stakeholders apprised of status
Update cost reports and trackers on a weekly basis
Review and approve POs for key post budget items ( i.e.: dub stage, DI facility, sound editorial) for Studio productions
Deal with the Bond company on delivery dates and budget concerns when applicable
Create/Help inform and draft post schedule
Collaborate with internal teams (including Content Ops) & external production team to lock schedule
Troubleshoot and communicate all changes to schedule to internal/external teams
Lead or assist with search and hire of key show post staff (post supervisor, VFX supervisor, editor, 1st assistant)
Determine key post vendors to accommodate creative vision and relationships, tax incentives, budget needs, location issues.
Help maintain/curate preferred vendor list
Set up and attend key creative approval sessions such as final dub playbacks, VFX reviews or color correction reviews
Set up and schedule legal clearance reviews with Legal Department
Schedule and attend Netflix screenings, previews, premieres, etc.
Collaborate with show post on setting up theater, arranging engineering when necessary, and rehearsing the content when applicable
10 Years + as an experienced Post Production Supervisor on a freelance or staff basis having worked with medium and high budget studio, major production company and network series and films
Proficiency in multiple languages (ideally Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French and or German)
Ability to travel frequently to international post production offices
Experience working with teams who do not speak English fluently
Ability to handle a fast paced environment supervising several projects in various points of production (from development through delivery)
Familiar with the current trends and workflows for both HD and 4K
Ability to respond after hours for important, timely or urgent matters
Team-player who operates in a fast paced team-oriented setting
Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly
Willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current post process
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task
Proficiency in Avid, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Microsoft Word, Excel, Movie Magic Budgeting, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Google Mail