Line Producer

Sony Pictures Animation

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 3+ years

Sony Pictures Animation is searching for a Line Producer to run the physical production of a CG Series. Our team is based in Culver City, California.

Sony Pictures Animation is a pre-production animation studio based in Culver City, California, creating both feature animation and animated series with artists from around the world. We pride ourselves on empowering filmmakers to lead the creative process, and allowing the hand of the artist to be truly felt, with the goal of producing bold and innovative visual storytelling.

Responsibilities

  • Work with creative leadership to ensure that the creative milestones are met within schedule
  • Oversee complexity by guiding team to prioritize and organize creative goals in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintain the master schedule and budget
  • Develop an environment where the entire team can create their best work
  • Manage the production staff by inspiring, mentoring, and motivating
  • Seek appropriate approvals from each studio to ensure that schedules are accomplished within creative standards and budget
  • Alongside the SVP Physical Production, maintain a respectful and efficient relationship with partner studios, troubleshooting potential delays as needed
  • Drive relevant production meetings and ensure that information flow is clear
  • Meet regularly with the Production Accountant to ensure that the cost report is accurate
  • Drive cost report meetings regularly with the relevant studio executives
  • Cultivate a team culture that brings timely feedback and collaboration
  • Maintain clear communication with the studio, discussing relevant concerns with the crew and show leadership as needed
  • Strategize and face production challenges to readily ensure that schedules are met
  • Develop an approval workflow to be sure that all notes and work are reviewed by each party in a timely manner
  • Guide the production management to help them further build themselves and the team
  • Ensure that the studio executives are aligned with the series’ creative leadership and have open, unified communication

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a line producer on animated CG TV series
  • Comprehensive skill of required software: Google Suite, Shotgun, Movie Magic
  • Complete understanding of CG animation pipeline and production process
  • Ability to work with both in-person and remote groups
  • Strong and clear communication skills, especially in times of troubleshooting
  • Previous experience with production budget software and management
  • Ability to organize and maintain time and resources
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse groups, both internal and external, in a respectful and manner

Sony Pictures Animation is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

As part of our commitment to health and safety, SPE requires all U.S. non-union applicants and employees to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or to request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.

To apply for this job please visit boards.greenhouse.io.

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