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Long Beach

Post Production Manager

Freelance to potential regular/full-time.


The Post Production Manager is responsible for ensuring a smooth post workflow and execution through the post production department. Takes ownership in managing and finding artists, editors to specific project needs and timelines. Understands the details and processes that go into a post production workflow and pipeline including ingest, edit, graphics, VFX, conform, color, sound mix, online and delivery.


  • Work closely with the Post Producer and Director of Content Production to implement all assigned projects into the post production pipeline.
  • Refine post production pipeline to each project and overall facility direction.
  • Create post production timelines and budgets as needed for new projects.
  • Provide regular updates on project timelines to project Producer
  • Enforce guidelines and naming parameters for the post production artists throughout the life of each project.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems including software or hardware issues.
  • Act as the day-to-day manager of artists time and project process.
  • Lead in tasking artist staff to projects and understanding each of their strengths.
  • Ensuring artists are well equipped and overseeing their time management.
  • Track projects through post and raises issues of current or upcoming obstacles.
  • Involved with maintenance of studio space and updating workstations.
  • Keep track of program versioning and consistency through all machines.
  • Ensuring all projects and post facility operations are running smoothly.
  • Should projects need additional freelancers, or third-party assistance outside the Designory in-house roster, Post Manager will find suitable candidates for the project.
  • Ensure that the artistic and creative integrity of the project is executed properly according to client needs and Creative Director recommendations.
  • Keep up to date with new post technology and workflows.


  • 4+ years in a Post Manager role.
  • Deep understanding of post production timing, workflow and process.
  • Excellent time management skills and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of video production, video specs, camera specs and video compression.
  • Organized and works well under tight and changing deadlines.
  • Maintains a positive and professional attitude at all times.
  • Efficient problem solver in a video production setting.
  • Experience with post production applications (Resolve, Adobe Products, ProTools) is a must
  • Must be well organized with a keen eye for technical process.


Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.