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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Production Manager - Onsite


Who are we hiring?
MSG is looking for a Production Manager to join a groundbreaking post-production department based in Los Angeles. As the content delivery team for all MSG Sphere projects, we strive to create world-class experiences at an unprecedented scale for the largest LED screens ever made. Working in collaboration across the MSG post-production ecosystem, this role directly supports all departmental staffing needs as the MSG Sphere Los Angeles facility expands. The ideal Production Manager is a natural multitasker with knowledge of the technical capabilities of artists and technicians who will be filling positions across previz, production, editorial, color, sound, layout, stitching, photogrammetry, compositing, pipeline architecture, production technology software development, and beyond.

What will you do?

• Liaise with Production, Creative, and Post.
• Verify and enforce compliance with all federal, state, union and governmental policies and regulations as well as all production policies
• Budget creation, management and reconciliation.
• The person in this role requires the skills and experience to work effectively with creative, production and administrative teams while continuing to produce physical production.
• Responsible for overseeing project based freelance staff and crew in order to ensure product is in line with the standards of MSG, as well as act as an internal resource for freelance or production personnel with regards to company policies and procedures.
• Serve as an on-site manager, liaisons with vendors, trouble shooter, logistics manager
• Interface with various internal departments to assist with production and logistics
• Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills along with ability to work under pressure and make quick, educated decisions in compliance with company policies.
• Creative problem solving and ability to multi-task a must.
• Oversee tracking of deliverables during production including call sheets, schedules, travel itineraries, etc.
• Time flexibility, the ability to work nights and weekends and some travel will be required at times
• Working knowledge of Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines surrounding both Union and Non-Union Labor and OSHA.
• Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and partners across the organization
• Stay on top of the latest trends, tools, and best practices

What do you need to succeed?

• College degree preferred or additional production certificate programs.
• Minimum of five years of experience as a VFX, studio, network or post-production facility scheduler.
• Must be skilled using Movie Magic Budgeting, Excel, SharePoint, Smartsheet, PowerPoint, and other scheduling software
• Comfortable engaging with executives, Supervisors, Leads, and artists.
• Excellent skills in collaboration and communication (oral and written). Must be a team player and work well under tight deadlines.


The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. To create immersive experiences, and content unique to Sphere, we are growing our full stack creative, experience, design, production and engineering team across our Burbank studio in Los Angeles and Ventures headquarters in New York.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #LI-DW1

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