Production Manager

Giant is hiring a Production Manager for an iconic animation series.

Interested?

We would love to hear from you – Send an email to careers@giant.ie

Position Overview

This is a full-time position and will be based in our studio in Dublin, Ireland.  There is flexibility for remote working but applicants should be in the same timezone as the studio +/- 2hours.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Please mail to careers@giant.ie – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Production Manager Position”.

Starting date: June 2022

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall show schedule for all phases of production
  • Schedule and plan resource requirements with the Line Producer, Art Director and Creative Leads to plan an effective and efficient approach to completing the show within agreed deadlines
  • Communicate effectively to continually ensure the team understands their goals and milestone deadlines
  • Regularly report Show progress and any delays to Line Producer, Art Director and Creative Leads
  • Inform all necessary parties and departments of any possible/actual delays, the reasons why and what is being done to avoid further delays
  • Assist the Line Producer with the weekly client reports, ensuring the information contained within is up to date and accurate at all times
  • If requested by the Line Producer, liaise with the client to arrange reviews, meetings, conference calls, deliveries, schedule discussions etc
  • Assist the Line Producer throughout the project recruitment process; Helping with correspondence, candidate reviews and arranging and participating in interviews
  • Work closely with Line Producer, HR and Admin departments on employee relations issues
  • Help manage and mentor the production team, ensuring roles and responsibilities are clearly defined
  • Help with studio initiatives that contribute to the Giant company culture of tolerance, inclusiveness and creative openness
  • Support a collaborative and creative environment that produces awesome Giant projects. Including coaching and mentorship to department heads as well as production and art teams

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years Management experience in CG Animation 
  • Proven scheduling experience with a knowledge of Shotgrid
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Strong leadership capabilities, motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm
  • Ability to manage clients needs and expectations in line with series assumptions
  • Organised and methodical in approach to work
  • Proactive approach to troubleshooting production and staff issues 
  • Ability to establish priorities and multi-task efficiently within a high pressure environment while meeting strict TV deadlines
  • Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of production team, artists and management

Don’t see an opportunity applicable to you?

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team, so why not get in touch anyway at careers@giant.ie