The HBO Digital Associate Producer (Freelance) supports the Digital & Social Media Production Team on all emerging marketing technology initiatives and digital content production for HBO Original Programming.
The Associate Producer will support the Producer in the day-to-day maintenance and execution of production-related activities across numerous platforms, including VR/AR apps, voice skills, chatbots, mobile apps and more.
The Associate Producer will follow the Producer's lead to ensure all factors that govern project success deliver within time, cost and quality parameters. This includes supporting all phases of development, project scope and management, and partnering both within the HBO organization and with external development and distribution partners to deliver engaging digital content across marketing campaigns.
Assist in producing and maintaining emerging technology experiences.
Collaborate with HBO Digital Content, Design, Social Marketing, and various other internal stakeholders to guarantee project success.
Day-to-day management and tracking of VFX, lidar scans, photogrammetry, and other raw data to/from VFX houses and third party asset management vendors.
Support the Producer in managing external agencies and internal resources for the execution of digital projects from concept through development, delivery, launch, and post-launch optimization.
Publish, QA and review VR/AR builds, connected home apps, microsites, and other projects.
Run emerging technology demos for HBO employees, partners and stakeholders.
Obtain internal and external approvals, which include interfacing with Legal, Distribution, Programming and other departments.
Schedule meetings, manage communication and relationships with internal resources, and create project statuses for key stakeholders.
Perform research and competitive analysis.
DESIRED CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS
2+ years experience building and producing high quality emerging technology experiences.
Follows the latest digital trends and has a deep understanding of emerging technologies as well as digital marketing best practices.
Professional, proactive, organized, efficient, detail-oriented, quick-to-learn, possesses unassailable focus on the basics, tenacious (persistent about bringing open items/projects to closure), accountable, and enthusiastic.
A track record of developing and maintaining a strong working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders and an ability to be able to communicate technical needs to non-technical stakeholders.
Ability to balance multiple, competing directions and manage multiple projects successfully.
Strong communication (written, verbal, presentation) and influence-management skills essential; can collaborate effectively and efficiently.
Strong interest in virtual reality, augmented reality, voice/connected home, games, and A.I.
Experience with VFX/post production, Unity, Unreal Engine, or custom real-time rendering engines.
Working knowledge of the film/TV production process.
Proven ability to publish and manage content in Content Management System(s).
Ability to respond after-hours for important, timely or urgent matters.
Ability to be discrete and maintain highly confidential information.
Proficiency in MAC OSX, Slack, MS Office, Adobe Experience Manager, Keynote, Aspera, and Google Docs.