Overview

This role will involve project managing a broad range of projects from content to interactive software. You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with our clients including major international developers, architects, cultural institutions, visitor attractions and brands. The producer will be responsible for delivering large and small scale projects according to brief, timelines and budget managing both creative and technical teams in house and externally. It is essential that you have generalist animation experience and end to end producing experience. Due to the nature of our projects in the pipeline it is likely that you will have a background producing immersive or experiential content managing both creative and digital teams.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Inspires a high performance culture and communicates a clear sense of direction and expectations clearly
Establishes strong client relations and is the central point of contact for designated projects, attending all client meetings to guide and manage production progress
Responsible for project budgets between £20k and £2m+
Plans working schedules and resources in line with production milestones; actively monitoring productivity and quality of output daily
Regularly updates and manages projects via Squint Opera’s online production tools including G-docs, F-track and Smartsheets
Ensures project milestones and delivery dates are met
Leads project reviews and team meetings
Plans studio and location shoots in the UK and internationally including crewing, kit hire, location permissions, talent bookings and scheduling
Attends meetings, workshops and shoots internationally
Contract and manage contractors and external collaborators based in the UK and overseas
Asses project briefs with HOP and Directors to establish initial pitch presentation ideas and creative/technical concepts
Creation of pitch documents, quotes and contracts for new business
CHARACTER TRAITS

Leads a range of complex and fast-paced projects and remain organised and calm and in control under pressure
Motivates internal and external teams, balancing the needs of creative staff and project requirements
Flexible, can-do attitude. Adapts quickly and effectively to changing priorities
Takes decisions which have a substantial impact on the achievement of production objectives. Carefully considers the effect on quality of output
Sets standards of behaviour and acts as a leader and role model
Is passionate about film, creative and digital content creation
Strikes the balance between creative and practical thinking
Manages client relationships and ensures expectations are managed and met
Qualification/ Experience

Required

Demonstrable experience (3-5 years) within a relevant agency/production environment
Experience managing complex and high profile projects
Experience managing diverse and creative artist and developer teams
Experience managing large project budgets
Experience with project management tools / software
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Organised and efficient
Experience with Google docs
Advanced Microsoft Office suite
Willingness to travel
Desirable

Experience managing digital teams and an understanding of software development
Familiarity with F-Track
Familiarity with Smartsheets
Indesign and photoshop skills
Full-time

09.30 – 18.00 Mon – Friday with 1 hour for lunch