Senior Producer

Job

  • New York (Remote)  
    perm, from remote  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Taylor James  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    16 March 2022  
    Posted on
    14 January 2022  

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Executive Producer/Head of Production, the Producer works directly under him/her to produce and bid all assigned projects.

Job Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years experience within a post-production environment and at least two years as a producer.
  • College degree in related field. A combination of work experience and education can be substituted.
  • Familiarity and experience with timelines and deliveries typically needed by artists on these programs: Photoshop, After Effects, Flame, Resolve, and 3D software platforms.
  • Experience in using social media as commercial tools (Facebook apps, YouTube channels, MySpace, Twitter, etc.).
  • PC/Mac literate, word and excel proficiency needed.
  • Knowledge of live-action protocols and bidding practices.
  • Scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and intense pressure.
  • Ability to schedule, prioritize and multitask.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Great communication skills [written and verbal].
  • Knowledge of all delivery formats.
  • A good freelancer database, with strong relationships.
  • Enjoys socializing within the industry to maintain and build new relationships.

Supervision:

  • Exercised: None.
  • Received: Executive Producer, General Manager.

Job Relationships:

  • Internal: This position works closely with Producers, Flame Artists, MCR, Grading, CG and Design.
  • External: Clients (Agencies, Networks, Production Companies, Editors).

Job Duties (* denotes an “essential function”):

  • *Line producing jobs, which includes the following:
  • Create estimates based on the boards and input from the client as well as from technical staff.
  • Schedule the appropriate time between the artists and the machine room.
  • Coordinate delivery of job between the departments.
  • Keep job on schedule and meet all delivery dates.
  • Liaise with Executive Producer and General Manager on job status on a regular basis.
  • Constant client contact.
  • Track the job to the approved client budget.
  • Report overages to the Head of Production, General Manager, and client when needed.
  • Actualize job upon completion.
  • Oversee the invoicing process.
  • *Usage of Photoshop, After Effects, Flame, Resolve, and 3D software platforms.
  • Oversee all final masters and assets, which includes getting uncompressed masters to the library.
  • *Be involved in pitches and conference calls with clients to understand how to prepare to bid on various projects.
  • *Work with the Sales Team to help get pitches together (reels/paperwork/boards/ideas/ presentations). 
  • Know where all show reels/deconstructs are held and making sure they are updated.
  • Keep schedules up to date for all departments, including the emailed “Daily Update”.
  • Share information between departments and help to coordinate staff and resources (including freelancers) to cover projects.
  • *Coordinate the recruitment and hiring of freelancers.
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