Manager, Post Production Picture-Colorist

Santa Monica, CA
United States

HBO is looking for a Manager, Post Production Picture (Colorist). The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who can work independently, can multi-task, and has excellent organizational skills. In addition, this person should have the techniques to detect and solve technical and workflow issues that arise throughout the finishing process. The position also involves frequent communication with the Company’s staff and clients, so a good candidate will have an approachable and friendly demeanor and will be able to explain technical information to non-technical users. Finally, the ideal candidate must be committed to quality and have a passion for new technologies.


Oversee all Picture finishing, this includes color correction, online editing, VFX drop-in, and picture media management for internal projects as well as archival restorations. In this position the applicant will also run final review sessions with in-house executives, outside post production staff and show runners.
Marketing and Creative Services
Internal Training Material
Archival Remastering
HDR conversions
Internal Documentaries
Special Original Programming


Undergraduate degree in Media Arts or similar field
Applicants should have a minimum 5-7 years of experience in a similar role
The applicant should be an expert user of DaVinci Resolve with the ability to train others on the correct use of the systems and best practices for all stages of pictures finishing
An understanding of restoration best practices and techniques is a plus
Familiarity with LiveGrain and OpenFX is a plus
The Applicant should be familiar with the following tools and processes:
DaVinci Resolve
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere
Avid Media Composer
Film Based Workflows
Digital Camera Workflows
Preferred experience with Digital Vision Nucoda / Phoenix, PF Clean, Nuke