DHX Media Recruiting Producer
About the Position
We are currently seeking a fun and talented Producer to apply their considerable experience and expertise in the production of an animated television series! This position offers competitive compensation and runs until October 2016.
As the Producer, you will oversee all aspects of production planning for animation – from scripts, voice records, storyboards, animation and post-production through delivery to broadcasters. You must have strong knowledge of 3D animation and production process which will aid in establishing strategies for meeting key deliverables and milestones, and additional experience with Maya workflows is a definite asset.
We require an extremely well-organized, collaborative and passionate team-player to join our team in this role, ensuring DHX Media’s world class reputation and production values are maintained.
Manage long form animation productions across all departments
Manage production budget and maintain production schedule
Ensure all departments achieve production milestones
Negotiate contracts with staff, artists and all other outside vendors/suppliers
Manage and delegate to the Production Manager and Production Coordinators
Support the Director and creator’s vision for the series
Liaise directly with clients
Ensure that artists have the proper tools available to them
Work with Finance, Director of Production, VP Production and other production and corporate staff to establish a working production budget for a series
Track and maintain the production budget, attend weekly cost report meetings, approval of time sheets, invoices, purchases
Create, maintain and revise as necessary production schedules for the Production where necessary and work in collaboration with the Director of Production and overall studio schedules
Establish regular team meetings involving key supervisors to regularly review progress on production schedule and budget
Oversee the day to day operation of the production
Manage the script process, including clearances, script meetings, delivery and related budget
Oversee the asset library and archiving to ensure that naming conventions are established and followed
Recruit new employees as necessary to maintain optimal and efficient staffing on the production, coordinating with the Director of Production.
Negotiate and complete employment agreements using templates and freelance agreements in partnership with Human Resources department
Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership role on an animated production
Experience and knowledge with 2D and 3D pipelines and workflow
Driven, innovative and solution focused
Exceptional project management skills, able to successfully manage people, expenses and timelines in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Exceptional communicator, able to communicate vision, priorities and timelines
Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
Able to professionally represent DHX with external and internal contacts
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.
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