Our technology allows our clients to do more than 70% of the UK’s and 50% of the US’ background casting in film and television. Our platform has been used on nearly half of the high-end television made in the UK. We’ve been part of realising major productions such as No Time To Die, the Venom franchise, Black Widow, The Crown, Killing Eve, Mindhunter, The Witcher, Wonder Woman, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Downton Abbey, 1917, Bohemian Rhapsody, Mission Impossible 6.
We bring together casting agencies, production companies, studios, crew members and artists; to create content that people love and to realise our users’ creative vision with less time and effort than ever before.
We’re an ambitious team of industry and discipline experts; we know film and we know technology. Our people are the stars of our show and with our inclusive and supportive culture, friendly team and exciting mission to power the film and TV industry, you are joining a truly unique company. We’ve achieved a lot already, but there’s so much more we want to do - so join us on the journey.
The part you’ll play
Use your demonstrable technical knowledge to actively and directly contribute to the resolution of technical challenges our teams face
Partner with the existing management team to expand on our key practises and ideas ensuring consistent investment into the development of the potential of our developers
Engagement with reports on their career development by creating and tracking meaningful goals
Communicate technical issues clearly to non-technical colleagues as well as the wider organisation to enable transparency
How you’ll play your part
Leveraging your proven track record of people management, ideally with teams of six or more reports
Strong technical leadership and software delivery experience
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and in a coordinated way globally
Using your understanding of working in SME environments and the need to balance autonomous work with corporate governance
Exercising strategic thinking that ensures tactical actions help deliver and support the group’s long-term plans
- Company performance bonus
- Employee Incentive Plan (EIP)
- Employee Value Plan (EVP)
- 24 days annual leave
- Employee Pension and Discounts (Smart Pension)
- Flexible / Remote working
- Training and development budget
- Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Parental leave pay
- Enhanced company sick pay
- Opportunity to sign up to be an extra on a production
- Our production credits in the UK
- Our casting client’s credits in the UK
- Our company values
- Our technical stack
- Our interviewing process
- Our team Dev.to blog
The POP team is made up of people of all backgrounds. We truly believe in equal opportunities and place great pride in offering everyone a fulfilling and inclusive working environment. Our differences only make us stronger, and we welcome anyone who wants to join us in pushing for a smarter, fairer future for entertainment.
Please note this role can be located anywhere in the United Kingdom as long as you’re comfortable working from home or a non-affiliated co-working space.