Line Producer

Titmouse
Flex/Hybrid
Canada - British Columbia
Vancouver
Arts, Entertainment, and Media
Full-time
English
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About the job

Titmouse is looking for a strong Line Producer for our Vancouver studio to work on an animated series! The Line Producer will partner with series leadership (Creator, Executive Producers, Directors, Story Editors, Production Management, and vendor studios) to oversee, guide and problem solve all phases of production in order to support and facilitate the goals of the show.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Line Producer bears overall responsibility for the production process, maintaining clarity or information and good channels of communication between production team, director(s), editor(s), production accountant, and any outside facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Partner  with  the  Executive  Producer,  Supervising  Producer,  Supervising  Director  and/or  Art  Director  to  deploy  scenarios  and  schedules  that  accomplish creative and budgetary goals, and seek appropriate approvals  from studio senior leadership.
  • nder the guidance of the Head of Production build  and maintain  an effective  relationship  with  Partner  Studio(s)  built  on  mutual  respect,  open  communication,  collaboration, and  accountability. 
  • Manage  and  drive  daily  communication,  troubleshoot  issues  and  potential delays with Partner Studio(s). 
  • Run  relevant meetings  to ensure clear communication, dissemination of  information, acknowledge accomplishments and discuss challenges. 
  • Under  the  guidance  of  the  Head  of  Production  and  the  Production Accountant create and manage the overall show’s budget and schedule,  work closely with the Head of Production and Production Accountant to  ensure that the budget, schedules and staffing profiles are accurate and  up-to-date. 
  • Work  with  the  Production  Accountant  to  ensure  the  cost  report  is  accurate and timely. 
  • Partner  with  Recruiting  and  clearly  communicate  an  overview  of  the  staffing strategy and present the prioritized staffing needs of the series. 
  • Advise  the  Heads  of  Production  of  any  potential  problems  or  issues,  particularly those impacting schedule, and come prepared with strategic  solutions.
  • Strategize  creative  solutions  to  production  challenges  to  ensure  schedules are met. 
  • Develop  an  approval  workflow  and  ensure  that  the  required  work  is  reviewed by all relevant parties. 
  • Invest  and  partner  with series  Production  Manager  and/or  Production  Supervisor  to grow  their management and production skillset  to  further  support the crew. 
  • Be  transparent  with  the  studio  regarding  pertinent  issues  and  concerns  with the crew and show leadership. 
  • Ensure that the team culture is one of timely feedback (with both positive  praise and constructive criticism). 
  • Foster  an  environment  of  collaboration  and  an  environment  where  mistakes are an opportunity for growth. 
  • When relevant and appropriate, convey studio initiatives to direct reports  and the crew. 
  • Liaise  daily  with  external  and  internal  clients  and  staff  ensuring  submissions and approvals are managed accordingly. 
  • Provide  regular  status  reports  to  external  clients  and  Head  of  Production
  • Participate  and  lead  production  meetings  with  production  teams  both  internal and external.
  • Work with Business Affairs to initiate vendor agreements as needed  for  writers,  casting  directors/voice  directors,  recording  studios,  and  production companies. 
  • Partner with both creative and technical groups to ensure that our plans  for creative and practical goals can be delivered. 
  • Assess,  manage,  and  communicate  series  production  schedules  and  complexities with internal  teams,  offsite animation  studio  partners, and  external services.
  • Manage and mentor  the production staff,  creating environments where  all team members are treated fairly and respectfully, are valued for their  talent and perspective, and are given the opportunity to do work that is  purposeful and impactful 
  • Travel as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND REQUIRED ABILITIES:
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Maintain confidentiality over all matters and proprietary information.
  • Prioritize work to meet goals and deadlines. 
  • Detail-oriented, flexible/adaptable. 
  • Thorough knowledge of animation production process/pipeline. 
  • Experience with cost reporting.

SOFTWARE-RELATED SKILLS
  • Ability to quickly learn new software applications is essential.
  • Ability to prepare spreadsheets used for budgeting and scheduling.
  • Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Google Workspace
  • MS Office applications 

\n $2,000 - $2,250 a week Salary will be commensurate with experience within the range stated.\n

Location: We are currently on a hybrid working schedule. This position is required to work onsite at our Vancouver studio as requested.

Work Type: Full-time, salaried (exempt)

Reporting to: Head of Production

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For more information about Titmouse, visit www.titmouse.net