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Long Beach

Lead Content Producer, Still Imagery

 JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for leading the video content producers for all still CGI and photo content production and execution.

RESPONSIBILITIES relative to Creative Content Production (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Estimates fees and expenses for still CGI and photo production.
  • Establish production workflow and necessary steps for a streamlined content execution.
  • Oversee and supervise all still CGI and photo content and projects in production and ensures producers have the tools and information for a smooth delivery.
  • Manages top level production view over producer and project team.
  • Reviews proposals from vendors with team and cost consultants (if applicable)
  • Create and enforce data/asset tracking and that metadata is properly documented. 
  • Attends initial creative concept meetings to evaluate project needs, scoping, budget and timeline.
  • Tasking producers to all incoming projects based on their skill sets, expertise and availability.
  • Attends pre-production meetings and on-set production when additional supervision is required. Based on supported budgets.
  • Responsible for ensuring all video projects stay under budget and within scheduled timelines.
  • Reviews and approves vendor invoices and change memos.
  • Bridge the communication and collaboration gap between the producer, account and creative teams.
  • Ensuring proper use of naming conventions and folder structure.
  • Builds partnerships and communications with photography and CGI industry and entire TDI personnel.
  • Recognizes possible legal pitfalls and guard agency/client against them, particularly talent usage and licensing issues.
  • Maintains awareness of visual trends in the graphic arts field, continually reviewing for new creative talent
  • Continually reviews and learns about new asset creation methods, from VR to low footprint content capture.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Leads and directs the producer team to meet and exceed ALL above responsibilities with success
  • Mentor still CGI and photo content producers on best practices and enforcing process protocol.
  • Reviews and approves all budgets, estimates, scope, and any other items related to the successful planning and execution of a client project prior to submission to the Account Team
  • Maintains daily assessment of ALL active projects and projects in planning to ensure all client and account team expectations are being met.
  • Ensures producer team is timely and meets ALL expected deadlines.
  • Clearly and proactively communicates with client teams any issues, unexpected variances to delivery of assets, schedules, estimates, anything in general related to the success of the planning and execution process.
  • Leverages individual strengths when tasking team members on projects.
  • Balances workload across team to manage capacity.
  • When workload / projects permit, cross train team with clear direction and oversight for personnel and departmental growth.
  • Provide weekly project status updates to Director of Content Production.
  • Engage Director of Content Production for general support
  • Engage Director of Content Production to provide awareness of project / planning issues prior to or as they arise.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8 years minimum experience in photo, CGI production, with no less than 3 years as a lead / manager of content production teams
  • Requires first-hand knowledge of the tools and process employed for photo, video, and CG production
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Able to work under pressure and under deadlines
  • Strong and encouraging leadership abilities
  • Strong follow through abilities 
  • Tactful negotiator (both with vendors and client teams)
  • Flexible and helpful
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Job requires some evening and/or weekend work at times
  • Travel may be required

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