Post Production Technical Lead


This is a exciting role where you will innovate the ongoing development of technology and workflows within Post Production and live sport driving technical project delivery.

What you’ll do:

  • Project manage technical updates and upgrades collaborating with other teams within the business.
  • Work closely with User Support team, defining technical process, workflow, and direction, delivering projects into BAU.
  • Manage TX critical workflows to ensure deadlines can be met.
  • Oversee the requirements for technical support on live & OB productions
  • Assist Edit Operations with Entertainment Workflow development
  • Provide support to the Senior Manager of Finishing regarding Grading, Audio and finishing suites.
  • Advise on Operational management of all Post Production storage.
  • Liaise with support teams outside of Post to resolve issues.
  • Manage Post Production Contingency workflows.
  • Support senior management by understanding the wider Sport and Post Production strategy, contributing appropriate suggestions for departmental strategy and objectives
  • Manage operational process for digital media teams integrating with Post production.
  • Manage the continual development of our virtual platform on behalf of Post.
  • Feed into the Performance Development of the User Support Team
  • Awareness and evaluation of new Technologies such as AI, machine learning and automation.

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience working in a similar Post Production operation.
  • Dynamic & Agile response to sport and entertainment requirements
  • In depth knowledge of Avid Production systems – Preference for ACSR accreditation
  • In-depth operational knowledge of EVS systems and workflows.
  • Deep understanding of Adobe applications and the importance of the correct integration and compatibility with other applications.
  • Great understanding of broadcast technical standards and workflows, codecs and file formats in relation to shoot, ingest, edit and transmission chains.
  • Experience with live sport, Outside Broadcasts, Entertainment and Sport shoots.
  • Highly motivated with positive approach to business and operational challenges
  • Excellent collaborative and client facing skills
  • Ability to take responsibility and co-ordinate project work
  • Possessing good organisation, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Consistently exhibit and promote Sky Behaviours
  • Self-motivated and proactive with aptitude and desire for personal development
  • Influence the behaviour of others by leading by example both in terms of delivering world class service to our customers and by demonstrating our Values and the Sky Leadership Behaviours.

Sky Production Services

Sky Production Services is the home of content creation and innovation for Sky and beyond. We provide outstanding facilities and talent for storytellers, including Studios, Post Production and other content production resources. We want to give our customers the best viewing experience, from the picture they see, the sound they hear to the entertainment, sports or news programme they choose to watch.


The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
A generous pension package
Private healthcare
Discounted mobile and broadband
Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you’ll work:
We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:
Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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