Producer, Animated Television Series

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/2/2020 7:27 PM)
Job ID
2019-2493

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Producer to join our Vancouver studio.  We’re seeking a Producer with extensive animation production experience and expertise to produce an upcoming animated series! This includes overseeing all aspects of production planning – from scripts, voice records, storyboards, animation and post-production through delivery to broadcasters. You must have strong knowledge of the animation production process to establish strategies for meeting key deliverables and milestones.

 

We require an extremely well-organized, collaborative and passionate team-player to join our team in this role to ensure WildBrain’s world class reputation and production values are maintained.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Establishing and defining the production plan - including schedules, budgets and all deliverables in collaboration with the Director of Production to facilitate delivery on the creative vision of the series
  • Advising on budgets and monitoring financial reports
  • Evaluating scripts to assess and assign cost of creative production
  • Identifying and implementing the production resources necessary to support the project
  • Conducting meetings with team leads to assess day to day project requirements and ensure continued progress
  • Flagging potential problems and proactively designing and seeking solutions to ensure project milestones and deadlines are met
  • Partnering with talent development to determine and advise on crew needs
  • Inspiring and maximizing communication amongst the creative team
  • Additional duties as requested

Qualifications

  • You have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and the diplomacy to balance the creative expectations with the financial resources available
  • You have strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • You are driven, innovative, strategic and solution focused
  • You have strong leadership skills, and the ability to work well with a diverse creative team 

Bonus:  

  • 5+ years of experience in Production Management for animated productions, including at least 3+ years of experience on animated projects
  • 2+ years of experience as Producer for animated productions
  • Thorough knowledge of 2D/3D animation and the production pipeline, including pre-production and post-production
  • Experience managing production budgets over $10M+
  • Experience dealing with high profile clients
  • Experience leading projects with crew sizes up to 70+ people
  • Experience working with overseas production facilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in a related field

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 

 

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