Posted in Other 4 days ago.
Type: Full Time
Sony Electronics, Inc. look for the risk-takers, the collaborators, the inspired and the inspirational. We want the people who are brave enough to work at the cutting edge and create solutions that will enrich and improve the lives of people across the globe. So, if you want to make the world say wow, let's talk.Sony New Media Solutions Inc. provides complete digital supply chain solutions to power a new era of media consumption. Major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, software providers, and other content providers rely on our Media as a Service (MaaS) Ven.ue for innovative technology to keep pace with rapidly evolving consumer demand and emerging multi-channel distribution models. Our market insight, proven expertise across both physical and digital media, and strategic partnerships throughout the industry enable us to provide unmatched end-to-end services that deliver the speed, efficiency, and quality required by today's digital media businesses and the audiences they serve. Built on our foundation as the world's leading digital supply chain and logistics provider, Ven.ue offers an immersive interface and a flexible MaaS model. Everything from rights management, content preparation & ingest, global distribution, broadcast playout and OTT with fully integrated merchandising and commerce. Ven.ue provides a single solution to distribute content to thousands of destinations around the world while creating a unique personalized experience for each consumer.Sony is seeking an Digital Fulfillment Supervisor to join our team in Marina Del Rey, CA.Your day-to-day includes managing our Packaging and Delivery team, creating and editing content metadata, packaging and QC of assets, conforming customer provided metadata for entry into in-house systems, editing XML files, running scripts, and manipulating customer-provided metadata as needed in order to create a final package that conforms to end point specifications. If you are someone who is reliable, detail-oriented, independent, highly organized, proactive, and a team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment, then this is a great role for you and we'd love to hear from you!The Ideal Candidate:* Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to take initiative* Is proactive and enjoys finding innovative solutions and thinking outside the box* Can build and maintain effective cross functional and partner relationships* Can structure and adjust communication style for varying audiences* Enjoys the challenge of complex problems and systems* Is comfortable working under pressure and tight deadlinesWhat You'll Do:* Manage a team of Digital Fulfillment Operators and Senior Digital Fulfillment Operators* Oversee the daily workflow of the Packaging and Delivery department* Create and verify XML documents for multiple vendors on a per order basis* Package metadata and physical elements per unique vendor specifications* Troubleshoot technical video, XML, and closed captions issues* Proofread, edit, research, enhance, and maintain accuracy of metadata* Analyze and fix failed metadata and images submissions* Ensure timely publishing of videos assets under strict schedules and deadlines* Effectively analyze and communicate information and concerns as they arise resolving problems accurately, on time, with high quality* Utilize and monitor production databases, inputting data as necessary to track progress* Maintain a positive team relationship through both written and verbal communication* Prioritize orders against capacity to meet production due dates* Proactively learn and provide feedback on tools and workflows* Operate computer systems using various tools and data management software* Complete additional content prep department duties as assignedMust Be Able To Demonstrate:* Strong understanding of technical video and audio specifications (e.g. video bitrates and codecs)* Working knowledge of XML creation, editing, and troubleshootingRequirements:* 5+ years of experience working in a data-oriented media environment* Must have experience with film, TV, digital platforms distribution terminology, and localization requirements* Must be technically literate and possess a strong understanding of video and audio* Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate with all levels of management* Maniacal data worshipper* Strong data entry and proofreading skills* Prior experience as a lead or supervisor* Be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet occasional deadlines* Have excellent problem-solving and organizational skills* Be enthusiastic and willing to learn* Thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment* Knowledge of metadata specifications such as MEC and MMCBonus Skills:* Knowledge in newer media formats and packages related to home entertainment (i.e. Common Manifest, Media Manifest Core, UltraHD, Dolby Vision, etc.)* Secondary language skill* Knowledge of coding and/or scriptingSony Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values employees with a broad cross-cultural perspective. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. All applicants will receive fair and impartial treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or on any other basis which is protected under applicable federal, state or local law.Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Electronics, Inc.Sony Electronics, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can mail your resume to: Sony Electronics, Human Resources Department, 16535 Via Esprillo, San Diego CA 92127. Please indicate the position you are applying for.