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Chicago

Freelance Producer

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsible for the estimating, purchasing and production of video and photography assets, including studio and location productions. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Work closely with Creatives, Product Specialists, Account ExecutivesProject Managers on current and upcoming projects. 
  • Manage projects, including the internally assigned teams, from kickoff through delivery. 
  • Review creative concepts, shot lists and storyboards to ensure projects can be accomplished in scope and schedule. 
  • Gather costs from in-house and 3rd party vendors and review with teams to ensure proper alignment and best results. 
  • Coordinate bid conference calls with the creative team and vendor when needed. 
  • Work with Cost Consultants when necessary. 
  • Manage budgets and schedules from beginning to end to make sure they are on time and in scope. 
  • Manage the routing of assets from 3rd party vendors, internal teams and client. 
  • Manage the creation of shots lists and usage plans and ensure metadata is properly documented within the digital asset management tool. 
  • Review, approve and provide final invoices to Accounting in a timely manner. 
  • Work with Business Affairs to support any licensing and usage requests. 
  • Communicate project updates with Project Managers and Account teams as needed. 
  • Manage day-to-day escalations and trouble shoot production challenges. 
  • Ensure Client and Account feedback is properly documented and executed by vendors. 
  • Continually review and learn about new asset creation methods and share industry knowledge with the team. 
  • Collaborate with department colleagues to ensure consistent & best practices are being implemented and adhered to. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Experience with Video and Photo Production 
  • 3+ years in a Producer role 
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills 
  • Must be self-motivated and able to operate successfully in a remote working environment 
  • Must be an effective communicator 
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once 
  • Must be willing to collaborate with colleagues 
  • Confident, positive attitude and ability to problem-solve 
  • Willingness to learn and dive into new production fields 
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure and tight deadlines 
  • Must be comfortable with MacOS, Microsoft Office suite, Google Workspace apps & Smartsheets 
  • JIRA and FileMaker experience a plus 

 

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