Production Manager, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/7/2020 6:36 PM)
Job ID
2020-3226

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Production Manager to join our Vancouver studio. In this role, you will assist the Producer in overseeing the production process, creating the departmental schedules, and managing members of the production crew to keep this show running at full steam! We are looking for someone who is incredibly organized and calm under pressure, passionate about the details, highly communicative and excited about joining a talented team of industry professionals working to create some of the best quality kids’ content in the business!

 

This role is set to begin immediately.

 

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

  • Manage and organize all Production Departments and supervise the Production Coordinators for each Department
  • Oversee the production’s progress, review reports, and flagg any issues to the Producer
  • Review all script and animatic notes and ensuring that the team is balancing priorities and responding in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with Producer and coordinators to create detailed plans and break downs of tasks for the team, ensuring the project remains on schedule
  • Ensure all production work meets studio standards and is completed within the established deadlines
  • Maintain the Directors’ schedules
  • Liaise with clients and partners
  • Monitor crew attendance and managing vacation requests
  • Maintain communication with out-of-house freelancers and ensuring timely delivery of their assigned assets
  • Coordinate with HR on staffing needs and specifics, and assisting with execution of deal memos
  • Communicate with IT and Studio Operations regarding required work stations and software for the production crew
  • Keep your “finger on the pulse” of the production floor
  • Work on other projects and tasks as required

Qualifications

  • You have 1 or more years’ experience as a Production Manager on an animated feature and/or television series with a strong knowledge of animation pipelines
  • You have 4 or more years’ experience coordinating production for animated features and/or television series
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in a relevant field (e.g. Entertainment/Media)
  • You possess a strong ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize
  • You can demonstrate effective and professional communication skills
  • You love cartoons as much as we do!

 

Bonus:

  • Experience in overseeing and motivating a talented and diverse crew
  • Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel
  • Knowledge in Shotgun is a definite asset
  • Experience with Animation Software such as Adobe Flash/Animate, Autodesk Maya, or ToonBoom Harmony 

 

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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