Associate Producer 2D/CG

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2021 4:47 PM)
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WildBrain Studios is looking for an Associate Producer to join our Vancouver studio!


We are searching for 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.


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!



What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with Producer to oversee and manage the production plan - including schedules, budgets, and all deliverables in collaboration with the VP of Production to facilitate delivery on the creative vision of the series
  • In collaboration with the Producer, Development and Technical teams identify and implement the production resources & strategies necessary to support the project
  • Support the Producer in managing the script process including clearances, script meetings, delivery, and related budget
  • Partner with Producer in managing voice records and VR budget, including casting
  • Work alongside the Producer to understand Cost Reports and budget tracking on the project, attending Cost Report meetings with Finance and Production
  • Work with the Producer in generating contracts for crew & outside vendors
  • Works with the Producer and Artist Management on Crew Planning and budget implications
  • Attend any meetings with key supervisors to regularly review progress on production schedule and budget
  • Working with the Production Manager in seeking proactive solutions to potential production problems identified by the PM & coordination team
  • Work with the Production Manager to ensure data is collected and evaluated against project assumptions on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in interviews and the hiring process as needed, to support Supervisors in finding talent that will be successful on the project
  • Oversee the production’s progress, review reports, and flag any issues to the Producer
  • Ensure all production work meets studio standards and is completed within the established deadlines
  • May directly manage and organize departments assigned and supervise the Production Coordinators for those departments
  • As needed, support Production Manager monitor crew attendance and vacation requests
  • Additional support to Producer and Production Manager as needed



What You’ll Bring:

  • Solid experience as a Production Manager for either CG or 2D animated episodic productions, ideally with knowledge in pre-pro and production
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with Artists & Creatives on priorities and timelines  
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead and work well with a diverse creative team
  • You are driven, innovative, strategic and solution focused


Nice to have:

  • Experience dealing with clients
  • Experience leading projects with medium and large crew sizes
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in a related field


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!



" 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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