Post-Production Manager

As the post-production manager, you will oversee multiple long and short-form video projects from production wrap through final delivery, including asset procurement and management, legal liaison, and ensuring quality control (QC) of output. You will also consult with the team about expectations, milestones, and budgets during pre-production, as well as hire freelance talent as needed (editors, color correction, sound, etc.). Primary responsibilities include media management and archiving, overseeing implementation of graphics and third-party assets (including accuracy of information on screen), schedules for editing, reviews, and notes (and implementation thereof); QC and final asset delivery; and maintaining communication between producers, editors, and freelancers.

In this role, you will regularly detail and provide reports on the status and anticipated delivery dates of all video content under executive media, identify opportunities for repurposing video content across multiple media platforms, work with the SCAD legal department and third parties to ensure the timely legal clearance of all digital assets, and design and maintain a post-production calendar to monitor the progress of current projects and keep a record of all finished projects. Utilizing Click-up,, and Slack, you will work interdepartmentally with the SCAD video team and photo archivists, assign projects to editors, proactively monitor the progress of current videos in post, re-evaluate due dates if needed, maintain open communication with all stakeholders, and assist in coordinating freelancers for long-format projects.

As a direct representation of the office of the president, you must maintain professionalism in both appearance and demeanor at all times as you establish and maintain positive working relationships with key leaders in other SCAD departments, such as museums and exhibitions, events, marketing and PR, advertising, social media, visual media, and others. The ideal candidate is highly organized, pays tireless attention to detail, and upholds clear written and verbal communication. This position will include nights and weekends and travel to other SCAD locations.

Minimum qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in film, television, communications, or a related concentration
  • More than five years of experience in production or post-production
  • At least three years of experience on a set or live production
  • Experience working and collaborating with editors throughout the post-production process, including creating and maintaining a working post-production calendar
  • Access to an extensive network of freelance talent
  • Experience with asset management
  • Experience with acquiring legal rights and clearances

Preferred qualifications
  • DIT experience
  • Social media experience
  • Video editing experience

Certificates, licenses, and registrations: Valid driver’s license and passport

Travel required: 10-20%

Work hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.