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Associate Project Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 735504BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Jan. 06, 2020

Job Summary:

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Digital Studio Services provides on-lot creative and technical post-production services to filmmakers and Walt Disney Company stakeholders. Services offered by Digital Studio Services include sound mixing, editorial rooms, theatre and screening room operation, as well as a broad array of digital file-based services in support of filmmaking, asset finishing, and distribution.


The primary function of this role is to assist the Client Services / Operations Managers that serves as the Digital Studio Services liaison that “owns” the customer relationship between internal Walt Disney Company clients/stakeholders, 3rd party customers, developers and the digital operator delivery function. The Associate Project Manager (APM) should be able to coordinate with the digital operators to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient delivery. The APM needs to be technically knowledgeable, through the gathering and understanding of business requirements, technical specifications, schedules and workflows.

In addition, the APM needs to be able to deliver customer service by being a hospitality specialist who is able to interact comfortably with creative and executive team members. They must have a strong desire to grow within the job and learn more about Digital Studio Services initiatives and businesses. They must possess flexibility and creativity and be willing to assume challenges and increased responsibility, including handling routine matters in Manager’s absence. Work responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting Manager in operational tasks such as workflow management and system support in a super user capacity.

Basic Qualifications:

The APM must have a basic knowledge, with the capacity to learn more, about customer requirements in picture and sound television and motion picture post production and delivery in general and specific knowledge of the workflows and services offered within DSS (with the ability to learn and grasp new workflow concepts in the context of the industry’s changing requirements).
The requirements for the position include excellent organization, interpersonal, communication and time management skills, as well as strong technical working knowledge and fluency in film, video, data-centric workflows and system support.

Preferred Qualifications:

B.S. or B.A. preferred – Experience in Media, Cinema, Post Production, etc. preferred

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical entertainment experiences for a global audience.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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