The Stereo Producer’s primary responsibility is to be the main point of contact for the client on their assigned 3D conversion shows, and to oversee the schedule and budget-related details of the project. They are responsible for collaborating with the Stereo Supervisor, Senior Producer and VP of Production in resource planning, preproduction planning/show setup, and executing the show’s scope of work to completion while maintaining productivity and achieving milestones. Additionally, they are responsible consistent and accurate production reporting.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Monitors the process to bid new projects and provides feedback to executive management.
Maps efficient shot roadmaps in pre-production planning and tracks these shots to completion in partnership with the Creative Supervisors
Applies themselves to fully comprehend the exciting workflow of a 2D to 3D conversion pipeline and utilize internal resources to complete shows.
Attends client reviews – (on site or remotely) and facilitates a dialogue regarding clarity of notes and implications on schedule; manages iterations and protects the business.
Maintains labor actuals against bids to proactively manage production budgets.
Ensures schedule compliance across teams through constant communication and meetings with production and creative keys.
Collaborates with and facilitates communication between multiple departments on a show.
Maintains a full working knowledge of all production related Legend tools.
Oversees effective reporting tool development and helps facilitate consistent reporting techniques in partnership with the executive management team.
Manages client interaction, change orders, tech fixes, show tracking, and other services in collaboration with the Senior Producer and VP of Production.
Supports capacity planning through resource allocation of internal team and overseas vendors.
Provides written and verbal reports daily on the status of assigned beats and sequences to their Leads and teams as well as to Creative and Production Management of their show.
Leads the creative and production teams to meet budget and protocol requirements of shows.
Implements the production schedule for assigned shots and tasks in partnership with the creative Supervisors, ensuring milestones and quotas are met.
Supports Coordinators / Lead Artists with shot assignments when needed.
Supports the creative Supervisor with reviews, stalled shots, and other production-related tasks.
Utilizes A|B meetings/reports, constant shot tracking, in-depth communication, work queue prep, standardized reports and is aware of the minutes being generated by their teams weekly.
Review daily EOD reports that provides ETA’s for shots due that day or past due.
Provides standardized rounding reports, iteration/actuals flags, LTD meetings, and Lead concerns with Supervisors.
Flags problems/needs for OT/shots that are off track etc. for teams they are assigned to – watches entirety of queues – assist in initial call outs of difficult shots at show start and tracking those throughout show.
Leads growth and development of production members through delegation of tasks, training assignments, mentorship, and general management.
Manages integrity of and utilizes the internal database for effective team communication and daily reports as a real-time platform.
Maximizes utilization of appropriate internal platforms in tracking of shots/shows; reducing third party platforms for assisting (ie: filemaker pro, Excel, Word, etc).
Manages coordinators to maintain a ritual of multiple daily “Scrubs” to ensure shot accountability and information integrity of assigned shots/sequences
Communicates high profile shot/show updates to coordinators, artists and leads.
Enforces regular daily shot creative morning rounds with creative Supervisors to identify and troubleshooting stalled or complex shots and assigns coordinators to follow up tasks.
Identifies potential bottlenecks and performance issues.
Keen awareness of shots/sequences (through known action or shot type) under their care and can easily identify problem shots
Advises Production teams in the review process/flow/best practices.
Verifies approved timesheets when needed for assigned teams and ensures accuracy.
5+ years in film production environment with experience in television, feature film, etc.
Degree, diploma and/or certificate in relevant field, an asset
Ability to manage or coordinate large creative work teams in animation, post production or production
Extensive knowledge of production design, production and delivery
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; ability to learn new software
Knowledge of current software and hardware in the feature film industry
Understanding of production procedures and practices, including networks, servers and workstations
Understanding and knowledge of 3D and 2D applications
Understanding of the conversion pipeline, an asset.
Must be able to remain seated in a stationary position for the majority (up to approximately 80%) of a shift
Must be able to use hands/fingers to operate a computer and other office machinery
Will be working in a low-lit environment, and may be subject to eye strain
We thank all applicants for their interest in Legend3D. Please note, only those who are considered for an interview will be contacted.
- Legend3D is an equal opportunity employer.
Toronto, ON, CA
|Posted:||Aug 04, 2017|
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