Senior Producer

We are on the hunt for a Senior Producer to join our band of talented artists and storytellers.As a Senior Producer, you can expect a diverse range of missions from managing 2D and 3D motion graphics and animation, to post-production projects that include editorial, color, and FX.

We are on the hunt for a Senior Producer to join our band of talented artists and storytellers. As a Senior Producer, you can expect a diverse range of missions from managing 2D and 3D motion graphics and animation, to post-production projects that include editorial, color, and FX.  

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Leadership & Communication 
    • Strong ability to lead both external clients and team through challenging circumstances toward a successful outcome.
    • Leverage previous experience to guide and promote the team to think innovatively
    • Ability to understand boundaries and say no with grace and firmness
    • Ability to articulate and draft sophisticated concepts and technical approaches to internal and external teams while adapting your communication style into a narrative the client can understand
    • Strong problem solving skills  - aside from day-to-day firefighting, demonstrate a ‘been there done that’ ability to see issues and create solutions before they impact the success of the project
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets, timelines, creative, technology and people across:
    • Advanced animation, CG & FX
    • Post production & editing
    • Experiential / Digital is a PLUS
      • Projection mapping
      • Interactive / digital video walls and kiosks
      • VR / AR / experiential tech
  • Build Your Team
    • Align a deep rolodex of talent that you can call on to create the right team for the right project
  • Project Management
    • Create and manage budgets for project or retainer based jobs to ensure proposed creative concepts can be produced within client-specified time-frames and budgets
    • Assign and manage resources, both internally and with outside vendors, to keep projects on schedule, on budget and within scope
    • Act as a liaison between the client, team and partners
    • Schedule meetings with internal teams and/or external resources to proactively review progress, identify problems and course correct if necessary
    • Proactively escalate resource, budget or timeline issues in detail to the Executive Producer or partners
    • Manage production status reports to keep management team up to speed with projects
    • Manage vendor invoices to ensure they receive accurate, timely payment
    • Coordinate with a team of other producers and project managers, managing conflicting timelines, and prioritizing work.  Promote a positive team environment and culture to drive overall project success
  • Client Relationship Management
    • Build relationships with clients engaging them when and where they need to provide trusted guidance.  Partner with them by learning their business, introducing solutions, and recommending work based on each client's unique goals and needs
  • SOW Development
    • Take your deep understanding of writing & scoping proposals resulting in sophisticated project wins
    • Integrate with internal & external resources, as well as new business teams, to execute pitches in a timely manner
 

EXPERIENCE 

  • Minimum 7-10 years experience
  • Knowledgeable in a range of post-production / design / animation workflows & software 
  • Has considerable experience with clients working with both direct-to-brand as well as agencies to develop sophisticated projects
  • Candidate should be proficient with project management programs such as Asana, Basecamp, Harvest, Slack, Google Docs 
Position is contract-to-hire. Salary (compensation based on experience and ability) with benefits including 401k.

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