Director, Post - Producer

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we now have teams in Rio, Paris, London and Germany supporting the expansion across the globe.

Sol de Janeiro is seeking an experienced Director, Post-Producer to lead our video editing and image retouching team. This senior role will oversee the Associate Director of Retouching and the Post-Producer of Video, ensuring the seamless execution of all post-production activities. The Director of Post-Production will work closely with project managers to manage dates, timelines, and milestones, collaborating with the Executive Producer to implement efficient processes and workflows. This role will also spearhead forward-thinking initiatives to improve departmental efficiency and effectiveness, leveraging new software and tools to enhance our post-production capabilities.

This role will report to the Executive Producer.


  • Lead and manage the post-production team for video editing and image retouching, providing strategic direction and guidance to achieve exceptional results.
  • Work closely with project managers to develop and maintain production schedules, ensuring all milestones are met on time.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Producer to implement efficient processes and workflows, constantly seeking opportunities to improve departmental efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in post-production, evaluating new software and tools to enhance our capabilities and streamline workflows.
  • Drive innovation and forward-thinking initiatives within the post-production department, challenging traditional methods and exploring new approaches to enhance productivity and quality.
  • Partner with Associate Creative Directors and Art Directors to understand creative objectives and execute all creative assets in alignment with brand guidelines and standards.
  • Oversee a team of retouchers and editors, providing mentorship, coaching, and development opportunities to foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Act as a liaison between creatives, editors, and retouchers, ensuring clear communication and alignment throughout the production process.


  • Bachelor's degree in film, Media Production, Visual Arts, or related field a plus.
  • Proven experience (8+ years) in post-production, with expertise in both video editing and image retouching.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team to deliver their best work.
  • Excellent project management skills, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • MPM (Master Project Manager) certified or similar certificate a plus.
  • Strong understanding of project management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Experience with Wrike or similar Project Management platforms.
  • Smart, creative thinker with a sense of humor and excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard post-production software and tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects), DaVinci Resolve, etc.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Previous experience in beauty, fashion, or lifestyle industries is a plus.
  • Forward-thinking mindset with a passion for innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment, embrace change, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Must be located in NYC and Surrounding Areas. This role is a temp-to-perm opportunity. Well-qualified individuals seeking to counter a freelance trial will be asked to complete a Test Project.

Champion and Steward Sol de Janeiro Values:

  • Commit to broader responsibility & accountability for sustainability, diversity & inclusion while staying true to the Sol de Janeiro mission.
  • Demonstrate kindness and respect, empathy, inclusion, and humility, and ensure these are at the core of all interactions.
  • Create value and positive impact across all elements of our Brand, operations, teams, partners, and the broader world.
  • Exude passion for Sol de Janeiro and deeply appreciate and understand the Brand DNA.

Salary Range

$140,000—$150,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.