Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, MadridProduction
The Production Manager contributes greatly to delivering the best movie we can make on time and on budget. She/He oversees the entirety of the Production. The right candidate has overseen a film or a series through the entire pipeline.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning and scheduling:
Create and manage the overall film schedule for all departments. Knows exactly how/when they will deliver the film at the end of the production. Understand inventory flows in unconventional pipelines (2D/CG hybrid)
Work closely with Producer and Finance to ensure that planning documents, schedule and budgets are accurate.
Oversees complexity management along with the Producer and ensures that it is reflected in productivity targets and plannings.
Anticipation. Is able to anticipate needs of downstream departments to prevent blockers.
Creative and artistic relationship
Develops great relationships with artists and has the desire to support their work.
Understand the non-linearity of artistic and creative work in a feature animation context and is able to anticipate and plan accordingly - leaving room when needed and pushing for execution when needed.
Is an integral part of the review process.
Ensure the planning and schedule mentioned above are implemented on the floor in a clear manner.
Is an integral member of the leadership team of the studio and therefore helps steer strategic decisions.
Supervises the production management team (Supervisors, Coordinators and Assistants) and sets priorities and processes.
Participate in the performance management of the team (reviews/feedback)
Ensure communication channels are open within the show and that all departments are functioning to their full potential.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
At least 5 years of production management experience in 2D/3D animation or VFX industries.
Experience in at least 1 animated feature film as Production Manager.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent working knowledge of animated film production pipeline and methodologies.
Proficient in English since part of the crew is not Spanish speaker.
Team oriented with good communication skills
Ability to prioritize and Problem Solve.
Ability to give constructive feedback and guidance to team members
Have a problem solving attitude and be a passionate person.
Autodesk ShotGrid (previously Shotgun)
Google Suite or Office
Knowledge of production tracking databases
Proficiency with Syncsketch, Bluescape a plus