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申請 稍後繼續申請 Job ID 919838BR 職位地點 伯班克, 加利福尼亚州, 美國 有意工作的公司 Disney Streaming 張貼日期 2022/05/10


Disney Streaming Services is looking for an executive with focused management expertise to deal with increased volume, velocity for all non-Studio products that account for >80% of distribution component creation.

Growth of localization complexity requires professional, single leader oversight e.g.; English language dubbing, foreign language productions and acquisitions, changes in vendor strategy, global talent availability, competitive pressures and changes in both volume and velocity (day and date).

This is a transformative senior management role responsible for coordinating and standardizing creative, technical and qualitative matters related to localization of non-Studio Branded productions. Localization constitutes >80% of component creation activity. Managing 45 languages amounting to more than 150,000 projects a year and an annual spend of >$200M across >400 vendors.

The strategic goal is to streamline and improve the reliability and transparency of localization. Planning and balancing availability of materials from production and managing global capacity (physical and talent) to meet deadlines for delivery. The latter being the basis of successfully meeting global release plans.

The group and functions will be managed in line with Content Operations goals for commonality in operating method, organizational structure, systems, and vendor partners. The reliability, consistency, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of the department is a key outcome.

The group is responsible for the localization of all products (non-Studio branded) and all aspects of localization (listed below). Scope encompasses upstream liaison with Post Production and other creative executives and extends to downstream involvement with senior distribution and business executives. The responsibilities are necessarily global in nature and the role requires close collaboration with international operations groups, vendors and Disney Character Voices International (DCVI) leaders.


  • Identification, testing and on-boarding process for new systems/technology (e.g. use of synthesized voices, AI & neuro machine translation, etc.)
  • Developing relationships with content producers, showrunners and other creative groups
  • Regular discussions with senior executives involved in release and production planning
  • On time and right first time deliveries are critical to meeting business expectations for strategic goals such as “day and date” and “premium access” windows.
  • Growing the pool of directors, actors, vocalists, writers, translators, adapters, engineers, star talent relationships and music directors:
  1. Drive goals for diversity
  2. Ensure capacity and variety
  3. Marketing and publicity support
  4. Build loyalty to Disney
  5. Solving talent availability conflicts e.g., sound-alike, woman for child, recast.
  • Reliable planning and communication methods with Mastering groups for deliveries On Time and Right First Time
  • Reliable planning and communication methods with Vendors for deliveries On Time and Right First Time
  • Reliable planning and communication methods with internal partner groups for creative and technical support and manage a conduit to legal resources for legal issues.
  • Global localization organization with clear operating process
  • Optimized management and OH structure
  • Process to forecast volume/velocity demands and manage capacity
  • Formal quality management program
  • Metrics reporting process
  • Accurate reporting of costs – forecast – actuals – variance analysis
Qualitative Issues related to:
  • Titles/Art
  • Dubs
  • Subtitles
  • Metadata
  • Key names and Phrases
  • Language management – vernacular – idiom – slang – sensitivity


  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience of international distribution business activity with a focus on localization.
  • Minimum 10 years at a senior level of management within a global top-ranking motion picture, television or media production and distribution organization
  • Personal Attributes:
  1. Collaborative
  2. Analytical
  3. Persuasive
  4. Decisive


  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in mastering, foreign language and/or post production process.
  • Working knowledge of foreign languages
  • Demonstrated ability to drive technology solutions.
  • Direct dealings with filmmakers and showrunners.
  • Held leadership and influencing roles with direct and indirect reporting relationships with creative, operations and business executives.
  • Experience in the following areas:
  1. Creative, legal and technical aspects of localization
  2. Supply Chain principles (beyond media delivery)
  3. Planning/Forecasting
  4. Organizational Design
  5. Vendor management
  6. Quality Management
  7. Systems development
  8. Business transformation


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of experience required

Preferred Education:

  • MBA or Master’s degree preferred

關於 Disney Streaming:

该职位属于 Disney Streaming 团队,该团队包括带领 Disney+、Hulu、ESPN+ 和 Star+ 流媒体服务的团队。我们处于娱乐、体育和技术的交汇点,通过发掘观众所钟爱的故事来吸引观众并与其建立联系,同时秉持消费者至上的创新理念,推动流媒体产业的发展

關於 The Walt Disney Company:

華特迪士尼公司,以及其附屬公司及隸屬機構,是頂尖多元化國際家庭娛樂及媒體企業,業務遍及以下範疇:媒體網絡、樂園及度假區、影城娛樂、消費產品與互動媒體。迪士尼在 1920 年代起步之初,只是一間卡通工作室,發展至今已成為娛樂界的翹楚。迪士尼昂然堅守傳承,繼續為家庭中每位成員創造世界一流的故事及體驗;其故事、人物和體驗於世界各地均家傳戶曉。我們在 40 多個國家地區營運業務,僱員及演藝人員攜手協力,創造全球和當地都珍愛的娛樂體驗。

此职位隶属于 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, 即我们称为 Disney Streaming 业务的一部分。

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