Production manager (head of production)

Production manager (head of production)

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Type: Permanent
Activities:
Head of Production,
OPERATION MANAGER,
PRODUCTION MANAGER,
PROJECT MANAGER
Place:
Montreal
Description

SHED is now looking for an experienced and PASSIONATE actor to join their team as PRODUCTION DIRECTOR. Your main responsibility is to plan and coordinate production activities through task and resource management (VFX artists) in order to ensure that deadlines and delivery are respected in accordance with the initial time / person budgets and the quality of the final renders. You will act as project manager by following-up and validating the different mile stone among the production.

To achieve your mandate, we need your creativity and initiative in these three major responsibilities:

Production management

  • Work with producers to establish current and future production priorities, identify potential problems and provide the modifications in accordance of the situation;
  • Manage and plan production calendar and assignment to our CG artists based on our workflow and upcoming projects;
  • Manage the production team and act as a lead;
  • Ensure the realization of projects by been accountable of the deadlines respect, project budgets and respect of SHED’s quality standard;
  • Track projects progress and resources used and available according to planned miles stone, version releases, production schedules and validation steps;
  • Deploy projects and assign work to team members by using internal tools;
  • Ensure good communication and information sharing with CG artists on current and future projects to ensure proper project planning and monitoring;
  • Develop and update production indicators (human and material resources) to provide information on the progress of work to producers;
  • Participate in internal approval sessions and meetings with clients to give feedback information to artists.

Project evaluation:

  • Participate in the evaluation of the projects, in person / time, and estimate the needs (employee);
  • Plan the workload to provide accurate resources forecast;
  • Depending on the projects in study, evaluate the workload versus the number of available resources and determine the human resources needs;
  • Propose solutions according to the difficulties encountered.

Delivery of projects:

  • Ensure that all pre-production and production stages meet the quality criteria requested by the client and meet deadlines;
  • Follow up and deliver the final production to the customer.

You are our star if you:

  • Completed an undergraduate degree in VFX / 3D project management, administration or production (a major asset);
  • Significant experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in project and employee management;
  • Experience in animation and / or visual effects;
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D production, VFX and post production stages;
  • Priority management, multi-projects management;
  • Ability to motivate a team and excellent leadership skills;
  • Rigor and strong organizational, coordination and planning skills;
  • Creative management methods, high autonomy and strong tress management;
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changes;
  • Inspire his passion for a creative environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
  • Master Office Suite, FTrack and / or Shutgun project management software;
  • Bilingual.

If this post meets your profile, let us know your interest at jobs@shedmtl.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates for a possible interview.

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