Jobs

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is looking for creative and passionate movie lovers to join our team! We keep all applications on file and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as positions become available. Click here to view all opportunities. No e-mail or phone inquiries, please.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short term/long term disability
  • 3-4 weeks vacation
  • Holiday, sick and personal day pay
  • Retirement plan: 403 B
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • TransitChek

Graphic Designer

JOB OVERVIEW

The Graphic Designer helps the Creative Director meet the design needs of all departments at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The Graphic Designer can work independently on projects that range from the simplest signage to the most detailed poster or brochure, from concept through production. She/he is able to create designs that are consistent with our branding and the overall look of our materials while also bringing their own ideas and creativity.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 4–7 years of experience doing hands-on graphic design on a variety of projects (such as brochures, posters, ads), from concept through production
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, In Copy, and Photoshop. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, and After Effects is a plus.
  • Create designs that are consistent with the Film Society brand and aesthetic
  • Strong skills in layout, typography, and image selection
  • Work quickly and efficiently on multiple projects at once
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Keep track of multiple deadlines
  • Work closely with colleagues in multiple departments and understand their varying needs and requirements
  • Communicate with outside vendors in order to most efficiently execute assignments
  • Able to design for both print and digital, and visualize how graphic elements can translate from one to the other
  • Employ strategic design thinking and proactively solve design problems
  • A passion for film is a plus!

Click here to apply.

Print Traffic Manager

JOB OVERVIEW

The Print Traffic Manager is responsible for the safe and reliable transportation of all media; film prints, digital cinema package, (DCP), etc. “in” and “out” of the Film Society for all of its programs in each of its theaters and any screening venue used.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain direct communications with print sources, distributors, festivals staff, and filmmakers to facilitate on-time delivery and safe transport of all film prints, files, and digital media.
  • Maintain central print traffic database, tracking shipping and receiving of all media needed for Film Society of Lincoln Center programs.
  • Arrange domestic and international inbound and outbound shipping of all media in advance of public and press screenings as well as theater rentals and maintain accurate records of all shipping air bills and invoices.
  • Prepare proper customs paperwork for international shipping.
  • Ensure FSLC theaters have Digital Cinema Package (DCP) media “keys” for all required screenings including press screenings as needed; coordinate all special technical requirements for FSLC events.
  • Serve as principal liaison between projectionists and programming staff, and implement workflows to ensure timely testing of all media by projectionists.
  • Delivers prints and other media to the appropriate venue in advance of screenings to insure proper QC by projections.  Coordinate Quality Checks as needed.
  • Work with Projectionists and Theater Operations to troubleshoot, report, and escalate as necessary any issues in the booths, including media, technology and all other.
  • Under the direction of the Directors of Programming, manage shipping costs and manage adherence to shipping budgets.
  • Additional tasks as needed 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • BA Degree or equivalent
  • Two year’s experience in print traffic at a film festival or major exhibition organization
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision; must work efficiently under deadline pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to convey technical needs to a wide range of stakeholders with varying degrees of technical knowledge
  • Detail-oriented, motivated, and organized
  • Ability to lift up to fifty pounds
  • Familiarity with international and domestic courier and freight shipments, customs processes, and insurance requirements
  • Working experience with film and digital media formats; ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technology
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite, network storage solutions, digital media codecs, technical metadata, media file sharing platforms (such as ASPERA, Signiant, MASV, EclairPlay, CineSend) and DCI encryption standards is required; data base experience is preferred.

Click here to apply.


The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Film Society complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.