Post Production Manager - Viacom Digital Studios

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Viacom Digital Studios
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Full-Time Staff

About The Brand

Viacom Digital Studios (VDS), a premier team at ViacomCBS, is a leading digital content studio focused on young mobile viewers. ViacomCBS has a clear vision: to be the premier destination where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our global audiences, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees. Through television, film, digital content, live events, merchandise, studio production and more, we connect with billions of people in nearly every country in the world. At ViacomCBS, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional career at the home of iconic brands like BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount and others.

Overview and Responsibilities

Viacom Digital Studios (VDS) is seeking an experienced Los Angeles-based Post Production Manager. This is a cross-brand-role, working alongside brand leads and the Director of Production in managing and supporting all post production for VDS on the West Coast.


In this role, primary responsibilities include ensuring each project is appropriately staffed with the correct post team (Editor and AE). This pairing is based on the brand, genre, format, experience and availability needed to ensure that project is successful.


The Post Manager is also accountable for reviewing and tracking post calendars and ensuring projects are on schedule as well as coordinating reviews, mix & color sessions, conforms and final deliverables.


  • Oversees West Coast VDS Post Production Team
  • Works closely with Production Director in forecasting monthly resource projections for both Editors and AE’s
  • Responsible for attaching post resources to each brand’s programming calendars, and manages the internal schedules of the Editors/AE’s to ensure both are in alignment
  • Partners with Brand Leads to review schedules making certain key post production turning points work in conjunction with the brand’s programming goals
  • Collaborates with West Coast Post Production Operations on edit bay resources and identifying new protocols and processes
  • Maintains and grows the VDS West Coast freelance rolodex of Editors, AEs, Post Producers, Audio Mixers and Color Graders
  • Review & Tracking of post production calendars and support the technical aspect of final delivery of assets
  • Works with the internal Post Operations Team in delegating assignments

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role working in a post production facility
  • Advanced knowledge of Post Production and Production processes including Premiere and Avid workflow
  • Must be proactive with a talent for anticipating needs and a commitment to initiative
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, positive colleague, able to help guide projects from ingest to delivery
  • Thorough understanding of Google Suite of apps (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, GMail, Forms and Calendar), as well as being overall tech savvy
  • Ability to adapt to changing timelines, creative and deliverables
  • Knowledgeable of social media and digital video formats including, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter


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