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Warner Bros. Discovery Manager, Creative Advertising AV in Burbank, California

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Executive Director, Creative Advertising on AV marketing creative requests, messaging, timelines, specs, finishing & deliveries.

  • Communicates and collaborates with both in-house editorial and outside agencies on creative asset requests and deliveries.

  • Oversees AV asset finishing for internal and external projects, including reviewing finished materials on and off-site, checks for accurate messaging, picture and audio quality control, aspect ratio, format, safeties, ratings, and legal lines.

  • Coordinates with post house on HDR, SDR and/or HD finishing; including delivery of final feature masters and QC of final assets.

  • Digitizes and imports/exports various assets and deliverables across multiple media and archive platforms including AdStream, Box, Aspera, Shift IO and other systems as required.

  • Communicates with media company on specs and final delivery of assets.

  • Manages schedule and delivery deadlines, including internal and external teams.

  • Tracks creative and finished AV campaign assets.

  • Interfaces with various members of creative, brand and legal teams to confirm final assets, music & talent clearance and other related approvals.

  • Manages timelines for all AV & graphics projects. Plans and tracks deadlines to ensure on-time delivery of all creative materials.

  • Attends meetings and screenings as it relates to creative requests and deadlines.

Qualifications:

Work Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of AV workflow relating to editorial and motion graphics for theatrical and/or home entertainment marketing which includes; trailers, sizzle reels, AV spots and social media assets.

  • AV managing experience including Production, Post Production and Finishing.

  • Deep knowledge of AV finishing, video formats, delivery requirements, and asset retrieval, approval, and delivery platforms such as AdStream, MediaQurator, Box, NEST, Aspera and others as required.

  • Strong interest and understanding of new and emerging technology such as AR, VR, NFT, AI and how these integrate into video advertising. Strong organizational and project management skills.

  • 5 or more years AV Coordinator/Associate Producer background with an entertainment company, AV Agency, or Production Company.

  • Knowledge of standard editorial platforms including Adobe Premier. Including deep knowledge of finishing formats and graphics.

  • 5 years of Entertainment Industry experience preferred.

Education, Professional Training, or Certifications:

  • College graduate with 4-year Radio/TV/Film, Broadcast Journalism, Film Producing/Editing or other related degree, or equivalent agency experience.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of AV finishing process, sound design/mixing, and motion graphics

  • Experience working in a creative environment with the ability to give creative notes to internal and external teams.

  • Strong, confident and clear communication to internal and outside organizations.

  • To give effective feedback and prioritize workload.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Computer skills: Mac. Strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite -- Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Sound Design software.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel & Teams.

  • Knowledge of various social media platforms.

Other Requirements:

  • Must have ability to work effectively at home (if necessary) with limited supervision, and manage various remote technical requirements for offsite work.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel.

  • Must have strong writing and correspondence skills and ability to coordinate and collaborate with other departments.

  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to work well under time constraints.

  • Must be able to maintain composure under pressure.

  • Must be able to dedicate time needed to manage heavy workload including work outside of standard business hours, and weekends

  • Must be able to work independently.

  • Must have strong work ethic with positive can-do attitude, not afraid of new challenges, tight timelines or curve balls.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $72,240.00 - $134,160.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.