HBO Manager of Post Production


Reporting to the Director of Post Production in HBO's Digital Production Services department, this position oversees HBO's post production operations at our Hauppauge, Long Island facility (DPS Island). This role will oversee a team of experienced editors and mixers.

The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of post-production workflows in an Avid enterprise environment, proven ability to manage a team of experienced editors/mixers, excellent oral and written communication skills and be capable of working effectively in a diverse team with technical and creative colleagues.

This position will ensure DPS Island, comprising of edit stations and post audio, maintains HBO specifications and standards to finish and deliver digital content across all HBO distribution platforms.


  • Interface daily with editors, mixers, Scheduling, Engineering and Media Operations to ensure optimal technical quality and workflow efficiencies, and that facility and staff are being utilized as effectively as possible to meet business needs
  • Maintain communication with diverse, internal and external client base to ensure we are meeting all their needs
  • Interface regularly with Program Technology Services & Operations to ensure assets we're delivering meet published tech specs
  • Along with department Director, develop new workflows as business needs and asset delivery requirements evolve
  • Coordinate daily with Digitizing/Media Management team to ensure editors have media needed for jobs and that media no longer in production is properly archived
  • Coordinate HBO live and near-live event support, providing monitoring and fast-turnaround fixes as required
  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors
  • Maintain current with relevant industry technologies


  • BA/BS with concentration in Communications, Film or Media Production or equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge of post-production process
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' client-facing experience, regularly interacting with internal and external client base
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience and deep understanding of an Avid Interplay environment
  • A strong understanding of operations and functions of latest Avid Media Composer and ProTools software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience managing an experienced staff
  • Ability to manage multiple, time sensitive projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to stay up to date on new and emerging post-production technology
  • Experience in live production a plus

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