Job Opening Title: Data Workflow Facilitator
Employer Name: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Job Location: Culver City, CA
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Years of experience required: 2-3
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Title: Data Workflow Facilitator – Data Archive
Company: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Reports to: Director – Data Archive/ Associate Manager, Data Workflow
Date: February 2021
Under the supervision of Director of Data Archive and the Associate Manager, Data Workflow, the Data Workflow Facilitator supports data accession, movement and documentation across a wide range of functions pertinent to the archival workflow.
There are three parts of the Asset Management workflow where the facilitators are applied:
• Commissioning work. Under the direction of the Director and Associate Manager, the Facilitator prepares purchase orders in the SmartEngine purchase ordering system as may be needed to advance the workflow, such as acquisition of data or services from vendors, movement, storage, migration or other processing.
• Managing data traffic: Typical Facilitator tasks include accession; documentation of data location and movement; contact with production facilities regarding deliveries; maintenance and verification of shipping manifests, records and logs; and tracking and directing the movement of data resources across the phases and venues of the digital workflow.
• Documentation of data resources. As directed, the Facilitator creates documentation of physical and data resources in Sony’s GOLD database (i.e. cataloging). The Facilitator researches, creates, modifies and manages data records for various stages of storage, retrieval, documentation and migration as directed.
• Performs other duties as may be required or assigned.
This position requires 2-3 years experience working within the film and video industry; technical understanding of production, post-production and digital workflows; and experience with industry standards of quality management. Excellent organizational skills required, including working knowledge of scheduling and coordinating work at post-production facilities, and technical documentation of data resources.
Written and oral communication skills, software skills including use of Microsoft Office products, understanding and functional knowledge of databases required.
Education: Graduate College-level degree or courses in film/television/video production, information technology or archive management preferred.
This is a 6-month temporary contract position, with strong possibility for extension/renewal.