Finishing Manager

We need someone who is technically excellent, detail-focused, highly organized, and someone who will be responsible for overseeing prep and finishing for the London office.


  • Prep
    Assess incoming material – Work with producers and creative director to
    determine finishing needs.
    Prepare material and project for creative editors (offsite due to covid)

    If material supplied are camera rushes – sync audio and organize

  • Finishing

    Online editing – Confirm final picture. Either relinking to the high-res final feature, from material supplied from EDL, eye matching
    Add final GFX and audio layout
    Grading – occasionally for online deliveries

    Mix Prep – clean up and organize audio layout, create AAF for mix

    Mastering Files / Final Deliveries – to in-house and client specs


  • Knowledge / Proficiency needed in —

    All things post-production – Codecs, framerates, audio

    Transcoding media

    Premiere Pro – need a strong understanding of editing software. Ability to assist
    editors troubleshooting

    Online editing

    Mastering Files / Final Deliveries – Theatrical, broadcast, and social

    File transfer systems, managing digital assets and server

    QC – what to spot, terminology

    Communication with Producers, Editors, Designers, and Edit Assists

  • KPI’s

    SPEED – our AE/Finishing dept needs to be highly efficient and deadline sensitive
    CONSISTENCY – the quality of all materials that pass through the department is paramount – not just assets/masters being delivered to clients, broadcasters, and cinemas, but equally, materials being prepped for internal use
    COMMUNICATION – Clients and producers should be informed at all times about the status of their project. Accurate ETAs must always be communicated.

    We are looking for the right person so salary and title will depend on the level of
    experience of the candidate.


Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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