The Producer initiates, coordinates and oversees all aspects of production on assigned projects and campaigns.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Partners with Director and Executive Producer during bidding to create production plans and pitch presentations.
Primary contact with agency producer and other agency/client associates and responsible for maintaining positive relationships.
Responsible for the fiscal management of projects, forecasting costs bi-weekly to maintain financial oversight. Reviews financial metrics with HOP throughout production.
Works closely with directors and HOP to assure proper staffing of jobs and performance of staff during production to assure creative goals are met.
Regularly reviews and resolves conflict issues relating to budget expenditures and schedule status.
Oversees production support staff and allocation of resources within a particular project.
Ensures all necessary lines of communication are open and working, both internally and externally. Responsible for communicating changes in schedule and/or scope with Head of Production and crew and works closely with EP and HOP to maintain integrity of budget, schedule and client relations.
Actively safeguards HouseSpecial’s proprietary and confidential Information.
Performs all necessary functions needed to wrap the job, including final review of the production process and PR materials.
Availability to cover pitch and project needs and client events during day and evening hours.
Minimum of three years of working as an animation producer.
Knowledge of traditional 2D, Stop Motion, and CG animation processes, as well as Live-Action.
Ability to work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced production environment.
Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat and Shotgun.
Demonstrated ability to work with creative individuals.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and knows how to delegate, when necessary.
Ability to communicate in a constructive, proactive manner.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Ability to juggle various priorities and deadlines in a fast paced environment.
Available to address bidding and production needs as they arise.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by in a production coordination role and do not comprise the definitive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.