Production Manager

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


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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 – 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

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