The Walt Disney Company Supervisor, Localization Operations in Burbank, California

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The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, home entertainment releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings.

The objective of this position is to oversee the day-to-day management of dubbing reference materials as well as aspects of localization operations. This person will be responsible for obtaining and shipping dub reference for all Disney international releases. This job holder will meet negotiated milestone dates by proactively identifying any potential issues that may arise. The candidate will also be responsible for the development of statistical metrics which will enable Senior Management to analyze and act on identified information. This job requires interface with multiple business units of the Walt Disney Company, therefore the candidate must have sensitivity to customer service and a sense of diplomacy.

Responsibilities :

  • Implement reporting systems, and present information to Manager

  • Take ownership of assigned production slate by providing solutions to workflow issues

  • Provide timely feedback to Manager on delays or challenges

  • Meet deadlines

  • Monitor and update all relevant information in RADD, Wonderland & any other post production databases.

  • Track various assets from order to archive

  • Work with internal and external partners to lead the creation and delivery of dubbing credits

  • Monitor vendor performance and provide detailed analysis to Manager

  • Ensure thorough, accurate, and timely completion of assignments

  • Proactively seek out reference materials by contacting various post production companies

  • Drive the initiative to ensure that we are using the latest digital delivery technology

  • Create structure in a dynamic and rapidly changing (growing) environment

  • Supervise all logistics either via physical or digital delivery

  • Document feature reference & dubbing operating procedures for outside vendors and internal Production

  • Supervise current and historical production schedule records

  • Ad hoc projects on request independent of day-to-day Supervisor management

  • Organize and store all deliverables and documentation in a manner that facilitates retrieval by others

  • Develops estimates, establishes deadlines and delegates tasks for a project

  • Ability to track multiple projects at a time

  • Monitors tasks and assignments to ensure accurate and timely completion

  • Supervises the work of all resources to achieve maximum productivity

  • Identifies and shares ideas, innovations and best practices that can benefit others

  • Acknowledges and builds on the ideas of others

Basic Qualifications :

  • Prior experience in managing dubbing workflows is a must

  • Project management in localization (5 years)

  • Vendor management (5 years)

  • General knowledge of localization workflows in the entertainment industry

  • General knowledge of dubbing and scripting creation

  • General knowledge of Protools (not required but preferred)

  • Working knowledge around territorial differences and best practices for dub reference creation

  • Working knowledge of Domestic Sound Post Production

  • Adaptability and resilience to quick changes in priorities, technology, tools, and workflow

  • Attention to detail; organization, problem-solving, analytical and multitasking skills

  • Creativity and the passion to challenge current industry standards

Job ID: 554936BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment