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Production Manager

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Sandhurst, Berkshire
  • Industry: Agency
Job description Are you an experienced Traffic Manager, Studio Manager or Production Manager looking for a new challenge at a specialist animation agency in Surrey?
If so we are looking for someone like you for this animation studio in Surrey who will manage client work from start to finish, ensuring projects run smoothly and seamlessly within timescales and budget.

The right person will possess exceptional verbal, communication and client management skills as well as excellent planning and organisational abilities. They will be calm and approachable under pressure and have a keen eye for detail and never miss a deadline. The role is client facing, so they'll also be confident when talking to prospects and clients and adept at building lasting relationships.
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented, passionate and ambitious individual with an education or experience in project management to support an already successful and exciting team.
You will work alongside world class creative talent to help produce animated broadcast commercials, business communications and brand films for some of the world's largest organisations.

* Build upon existing production processes to ensure the efficiency of animation projects
* Produce detailed plans to ensure that the client and creative team understand the goals and deadlines associated with each project
* Liaise with the client and work with scriptwriters, artists, animators, and the Creative Director to ensure that progress with tasks is on schedule
* Manage animation projects to ensure they stay within timescales and budget
* Work with the client and creative team to source appropriate voiceover artists, music and sound effects whilst ensuring licencing clearance
* Support the creative team to maximise productivity and project efficiency
* Identifying and resolve quality control issues where they arise before release to client
* Present work to clients for sign-off at each stage of the production process
* Produce clear and detailed project status reports on a weekly basis
* Archive completed projects ensuring that all steps within the project
have been completed

* Passionate for film and animation
* Experience and successful working within a production driven environment
* Comfortable with production management software
* Organised and methodical in your approach to the work and clear in your planning when managing artists, management and clients
* Have exceptional verbal, communication and client management skills
* Have excellent organisational skills and be good at delegating
* Be calm, personable and approachable under pressure and when
working to tight deadlines
* Act decisively when under pressure and be able to troubleshoot any
production challenges
* Have an impeccable eye for detail
* Be a motivating team player and work towards the team's best interests
* Have the confidence to drive a team in order to get the best results for
a project
* Have a positive, enthusiastic attitude towards work
* Never miss a deadline

This is a fantastic opportunity for an organised and experienced Studio, Traffic or Production Manager with agency experience to make a huge impact at a dynamic and creative agency.

Profiles Creative is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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