18 Sep 2018

Full-Time Production Manager

Brown Bag Films – Posted by Brown Bag FilmsEngland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Description:
Brown Bag Films 2D Animation Studio in Manchester is recruiting for the position of Production Manager on a full time, in-house and 6 month fixed term basis.

Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will be working on a high profile 40 episode X 11 minute pre-school series for a global childrens’ channel.

Working within a highly dynamic and creative environment, this role offers the right candidate a wonderful opportunity to join an exciting high growth company.

Key Responsibilities:

-Oversees the Day to Day Management of the Project and Team
-Responsible for creating, updating and communicating the Master Schedule with the Producer. Communicates the Master Schedule to the Clients. Also responsible for the creation of breakout scenario schedule
-Communicates individual Sprint Schedules to Team Leads and Production team
Manage assumptions of Episodes in line with individuals quotas and escalates issues to the Producer as necessary. Communicates those assumptions to team leads.
-Communicate clearly and regularly with Series Producer, Technical Director and Creative Team on the production status
-Help to plan and troubleshoot the pipeline for the production. Ensure Team adheres to the agreed workflow for the production.
-Plan with the available resources to optimise the efficiency of each department in line with the schedule
-Create and maintain a detailed weekly report for the production of the series and the individual departments
-Ensure the production team understand the goals and deadlines of each assignment and key milestone deliveries
-Recruitment shortlisting, updating Recruitment Team, Freelance communication
-Manage the weekly visual asset deliveries
-Creates the Agenda for meetings (including Weekly Producer Meetings).

Key Requirements:

-Experience in managing Long Form Film and/or Animation productions
-Strong experience in scheduling and managing Production teams across multiple departments
-Excellent organisational and communication skills
-Strong troubleshooting skills
-Capable of motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm
-Comfortable in working to tight deadlines
-Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particularly Excel (required)
-Knowledge of asset tracking and data base software

For more details and to apply please visit: https://brownbagfilms-hr.secure.force.com/recruit/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN228

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Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 26 days.

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