Post Production Engineer

Spotify is becoming an overall audio and video experience with the addition of our Originals team. We’re looking for a highly motivated Post Production Engineer with expert skills who is committed to thrive in this opportunity of technical influence and leadership. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the media management planning, integrating new systems and supporting our Studios team as we scale. Developing our shared storage, archive and MAM will be the primary focus of this  role. This position is based out of Los Angeles and will report to the Head of Post Production. There will be occasional travel for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee media asset coordinators and media ingest roles
  • Create roadmaps for media employees to stay productive and working towards our goals
  • Hold employees accountable to their schedules and approve timecards
  • Provide guidance to production teams regarding set asset management for videos and podcasts
  • Manage NAS/Archive/MAM and troubleshoot with manufacturers when needed
  • Assess media workflow, provide solutions/updates and create plans of action.
  • Build Instructional documentation for outsourced partners that provide Spotify with content and vice versa
  • Partner with external post tech vendors to gain information that future proofs our department as we scale
  • Maintain hardware/software support contracts
  • Develop MAM metadata schemas
  • Build automated MAM workflows alongside software engineers
  • Maintain and service computer stations alongside Spotify IT team
  • Organize, barcode and create check-in/out system for post production inventory
  • Create business cases around scaling our NAS system and purchasing new post technology
  • Support operations and creative roles working within the MAM system
  • Plan and propose new workflows that can optimize our deliveries
  • Purchase media overhead equipment such as hard drives, cables, racks, and more

Requirements

  • 7 + years of Media Management experience
  • Mandatory 5+ years experience of working in MAM/Shared Storage/Archive environments
  • Must have interpersonal team management skills
  • Self starter and driven leader
  • Accountable in high pressure situations  
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Music lovers a plus!

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