WildBrain

Production Manager, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/14/2021 8:05 PM)
Job ID
2021-4556

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!

 

Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started

 

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage and organize all departments assigned and supervise the Production Coordinators for those departments
  • Oversee the production’s progress, review reports, and flag any issues to the Producer
  • Review all script and animatic notes and ensure that the team is balancing priorities and responding in a timely manner
  • Work with Producer and Production 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, partners and vendors
  • Monitor crew attendance and manage vacation requests
  • Maintain communication with out-of-house freelancers and ensure timely delivery of their assigned assets
  • Communicate with IT and Studio Operations regarding required work stations and software for the production crew
  • Assist supervisors with performance reviews
  • Have your “finger on the pulse” of the production floor
  • Work on other projects and tasks as required

 

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring:

  • You have 3+ years’ experience coordinating projects and teams in the entertainment industry
  • You have experience working on an animated television series 
  • You have knowledge of the 3D animation pipeline 
  • You have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel
  • You have strong knowledge in Shotgun
  • You demonstrate experience in overseeing and motivating a talented and diverse crew
  • You have drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
  • You have effective and professional communication skills
  • You have strong ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize
  • Experience with Post Production an asset
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma or Certificate in relevant field (e.g. Entertainment/Media) an asset

 

Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.

 

In short – life is good on the Wild side!

 

Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!

 

COVID-19 Update:

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!

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" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”

 

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