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Technical Project Manager

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Visual Data Media Services

About the Organization Visual Data Media Services is a global provider of end-to-end digital media supply chain services to the entertainment industry with locations in London, Burbank and Bangalore. For over 26 years, the company has supplied award-winning, quality-driven content management, distribution, localization and media services that enable customers to deliver premium content in any format for any screen or platform, anywhere in the world.


Visual Data Media Services is an award-winning multimedia company, with offices in Burbank, London and Bangalore. We offer a full range of creative post-production and media distribution services for feature films and television content.

Our services include encoding, transcoding, editing, color correction, digital distribution, media asset management, quality control, subtitling and closed captioning, script creation, audio, tape duplication and conversions, as well as creative post production services.

Our state of the art, 30,000 square-foot facility located in Burbank, represents a multi-million dollar investment in our clients’ future.

Our goal is to provide an exceptional customer experience with every client on every job. This is achieved by our commitment to our core values: Accountability, Empowerment, Integrity, Courtesy and Can Do Attitude. While we are equally focused on quality, efficiency and on-time delivery by utilizing the latest in cutting edge technology and innovative solutions, we truly believe that having the right people is what provides us with our competitive edge.

We are excited to announce that we currently have a position open for a Project Manager, within our Technology Department located in Burbank, California. We are currently only considering local candidates able to commute to our Burbank, CA office. This will be a hybrid position.

Position Overview

This role will be responsible for leading the Project Management function for the Technology department. The role has the opportunity to establish new global processes for our expanding business and team and be the driver for the overall project management function across the entire company. Acts as a key liaison point for the Technology department and services and ensures cohesion with peers in the wider VDMS organization. The position is also a focal point for effective project delivery services, process and policy definition. Good client relationships and high levels of client trust and satisfaction are key, as is the adherence to global delivery standards to ensure consistency and quality. This role will ensure that teams maintain project metrics to drive transparency in project and program tracking. Based on client and department needs, this role will actively anticipate, shape and articulate client demand and communicate technology strategy, services and projects.

This position will provide a holistic view of the projects and services for Technology department and business units. It will also formulate, implement, and facilitate effective communication plans, reduce duplication of effort, handle risk, and provide a consolidated view of all the projects within their respective area, while validating that the investments are hitting targeted return on investments.

Position is responsible for ensuring appropriate management, customer and vendor involvement throughout the life of the associated operations and projects. Position ought to be able to lead change and take active leadership in timely decision-making. In addition, identify issues enthusiastically, resolve raised conflicts, and work across the organization to execute the respective projects and operations.

Position Requirements


Define and implement core Project Management Office functions, including but not limited to change control and project reporting.

Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.

Lead, monitor, and motivate different teams across the company and interact with staff at all levels in the organization

Responsible for identifying, clarifying, and communicating the vision(s) and/or objective(s) of projects and show how they fall in place with, enhance, or inhibits such vision(s) and/or objective(s)

Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements

Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables

Leading multiple teams through the entire lifecycle of project

Maintaining budget, billing, invoices and overall finances of the project

Organizing regular team meetings, workshops, and training for all personnel related to the project

Resolve due date related issues to ensure projects stay aligned to communicated deadlines

Maintain an awareness of Visual Data’s culture and ensure that we are working towards the company’s core values and mission statement

Desired Skills and Experience

*Must have relevant technical project management experience.

3-5+ years Project Management in a technical capacity

3+ years of project management within the post-production or media distribution industry preferred

Excellent working knowledge and understanding of relevant IT applications

Strong multi-tasker with experience in organizing and managing multiple projects and priorities

Strong ability to work unsupervised, at a fast pace in a calm and collected manner

Ability to troubleshoot and act as a critical thinker

Results oriented with strong attention to detail

Excellent interpersonal and both written and verbal communication skills


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Solutions oriented, “Can Do” attitude

Exceptional people skills

Active listener and superior communicator

High level of customer service

Knowledge of business and service methods

Ability to think logically and orderly

Self-starter, team player, and professional demeanor

Goal oriented and goal driven

Good attitude and people skills a must

Excellent computer skills (Office, Word, Excel, Outlook)

Able to keep a calm posture when dealing with difficult situations

Willing to keep an open mind and to objectively accept constructive criticism

Willing and yearning to learn