- Production Manager - Dino Daycare

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Production Manager - Dino Daycare


Production Manager - Dino Daycare

• Intermediate Level


Reporting to the Line Producer, the Production Manager is responsible for the day-to-day running of the series. Through production planning, tracking, and supervision, the Production Manager is responsible for keeping the project on schedule and within budget from pre-production through post-production.

Category Production Coordinator 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 01, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Our ideal candidate schedules, tracks, and communicates with efficiency and ease. 

What You’ll Do:
  • Partner with Show Creator, Line Producer, EP, Artistic leads, overseas Directors, and Production staff to create and determine overall pipeline, departmental workflows, and deliverables
  • Assist in maintaining the overall schedule and micro schedules; track, analyze progress and work with Line Producer to reschedule as needed
  • Facilitate communication to the crew, the show leadership, and Netflix executives through weekly progress reports, workflow support, and daily updates/meetings
  • Effectively support the creative vision for the series through open communication and collaboration with the team, while staying within show parameters. 
  • Oversee workflows to ensure inventory quotas are met, approvals are communicated, shipping packages are complete, and quality is achieved
  • Create and maintain weekly production reports and milestone schedules and provide the information to the Production and Content Executives, as well as studio cross-functional partners
  • Support departments through problem solving and communication, anticipate needs and concerns well in advance
  • Develop and build relationships with external partners; liaise with the animation partner studio
  • Collaborate with grace, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness
  • Other duties as required
What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Trade school degree or certification; or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years as a Production Manager or Production Supervisor leadership experience in animated series with demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Thorough knowledge of the animation process with a focus on CG 
  • Previous experience with scheduling and forecasting
  • Ability to think with long term as well as short term goals in mind
  • Experience and comfort level in preparing schedules, spreadsheet trackers, and presentations of varying complexity
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Detail-oriented while being flexible and adaptable 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in working with external vendors preferred
  • Experienced in Google Suite and/or Microsoft Office 
  • Knowledge of Final Draft, StoryboardPro, Photoshop, Toon Boom, and Maya a plus 
  • Working knowledge of asset and shot tracking systems required such as FileMaker Pro; knowledge of ShotGrid software preferred
  • Knowledge of union rules including SAG/Aftra, 839 Animation Guild preferred
  • Ability to quickly learn new software applications essential
  • Ability to lead with a positive attitude and encourage collaboration
  • Maintain confidentiality relating to budget and proprietary information
  • A self-starter with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Comfort level in working in a fast-paced environment

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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