ZOO Digital Group

Soho, London, W1

Temporary - 3 months




Project Manager - Media Processing (Temp)
We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere.  

We are currently looking for a temporary Project Manager for our Media Processing department.

About Us

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness.

We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. 

We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.

You’ll find us in the entertainment centres of LA and London and the digital hub of Sheffield.

The Role

We are currently looking for a temporary Project Manager for our Media Processing department. Whilst this is an initially a 3 month contract there is a possibility for this to be extended/become permanent.

This position is responsible for end-to-end management of any new or catalogue titles that they are assigned. This includes the distribution of assets to all departments in the supply chain as well as the end clients. 

The Media Processing Project Manager is the main point of contact for a set number of accounts/clients, managing, maintaining and updating SOP’s and workflows specific to these clients.  

The Project Manager serves as a liaison between ZOO and its clients and facilitates the workflow with internal and external resources from project start to completion. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: effective and professional client communication; providing as much project visibility to the client as required, administrative duties, verifying timelines of project deliveries, keeping up with and being accountable for AV deadlines.

Rate: £16 per hour.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating and validating new orders in an online system.
  • Responsible for asset research, asset requests and issue tracking.
  • Coordinate tracking and movement of assets.  Confirm the receipt of assets and verify they are fit for purpose.
  • Responsible for tracking metrics.
  • Understanding of client technical specs and shaping SOPs and workflows around it.
  • Following up with client and tracking approval status of projects to ensure that due dates are met.     
  • Coordinate with internal departments and resources to accomplish project completion.
  • Proactively keep the client up to date with any project developments, especially changes to deadlines and queries encountered.
  • Maintain and update department tracking and status reports.    
  • Manage all billing inquires relating to the media elements of a project.
  • Perform related tasks as necessary.

The Candidate
Essential Skills and attributes:

The successful applicant will have prior experience working with audio-visual and localisation projects, with a firm understanding of post-production workflows in general.

You will have proven experience in the below:

  • Ability to work independently - requiring minimal supervision; display understanding of how the job relates to others and use your resources effectively.
  • Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Project Management –Strong co-ordination skills - able to complete projects on time and to budget.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills including ability to manage time and prioritise effectively
  • Ability to work well under pressure to deadlines
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and able to deal with stakeholders at all levels.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or similar qualification in a relevant subject, or 2+ years' relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer Skills:
    • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
    • Firefox/Chrome

  • Knowledge of and experience in:
    • Adobe Suite
    • Adobe Premier
    • Avid Pro Tools
    • Other transcoding/encoding tools.

Benefits & Rewards

We employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. 

Along with a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Staff Socials.

Next Step:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own website, and apply.