The Vice President of Digital Workflow will work in the Universal Pictures Technology office. The primary responsibilities will be to architect, build and manage unified digital workflow across production, post-production, and distribution and oversee deployment of the appropriate digital systems across multiple business units.
Develop Unified Digital Workflow Strategy across Universal
Develop short and long-term strategy and implementation plans including budget and staffing needs.
Identify opportunities to combine or phase-out existing systems.
Oversee Implementation of Digital Systems
Manage implementation of digital systems across business units.
Coordinate with IT on digital systems requirements.
Drive Interoperability of Existing Digital Systems
Streamline interoperability between existing systems.
Develop common components for use in multiple systems.
Communicate interoperability requirements to individual system owners.
Provide Centralized Oversight of Digital Workflow Systems
Develop policies and procedures for development of all digital systems.
Implement formal approval process to avoid duplication of systems.
Evaluate Centralized Digital Asset Management System
Evaluate cost and efficiency opportunities for centralized asset database.
Maintain Industry Leadership
Identify and implement best practices from other studios and vendors.
Evaluate digital solutions from outside vendors.
Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering, math/physics or computer science or equivalent technical experience.
At least 10 years managing media projects in film or television environment.
Experience in technology for production, post-production, and content/media storage and delivery.
Broad experience with current video, distribution and computer technology.
Past experience working in a cross-functional groups with diverse interests. Proven ability to form clear viewpoints and promulgate them to others to build consensus.
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Must be willing submit to a background investigation
Must be 18 years or older
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Willingness to travel (15% of time) and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
Must be willing to work at the station in Universal City.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Proven experience defining and managing media projects to demanding budget and time deadlines.
Ability to form clear viewpoints and promulgate them to others to build consensus.
Superior intellectual and analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Comfortable interacting with creative talent and senior management.
Experience working internationally.
Experience negotiating deals with vendors and suppliers.
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