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Senior Producer (Picture)
Multi award-winning and with facilities in London, Bristol & Manchesterwe're one of the world's leading providers of post-production services.

We're looking for a Senior Producer to join our London team.

Reports to:  Head of Production / Works closely with Director of Sales

Positioning of Role: The Role is a Senior Project Management role for Picture Finishing.

 

BACKGROUND

  • The UK Post Business offers a range of services through a singular specialist project management team focused on the often-differing needs of the high-end Feature and Episodic markets. 

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Substantial experience working in a Post Production environment, detailed knowledge of Post, Picture Finishing, Mastering and Deliveries. Ideally a working knowledge of Dailies processes
  • A track record as a Senior Post Producer on Studio Level Features and or Episodic.
  • Deep knowledge / experience of Post Production processes and Studio Deliveries such that a ‘hands on’ approach is possible
  • Proven ability to build and maintain sustaining relationships with clients at all levels. This includes excellent client handling skills, established relationships along with experience in generating new business from existing and new clients
  • In general, strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills, ability to work on own initiative and proactively handle day-to-day Client Services issues, escalating and resolving these where appropriate.


EXPECTATIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Team Play:  Contribute to an effective Project Management Team that is fully integrated and highly collaborative with Artists, Operations and Technology Services and who understand and provide Studio Level Post services
  • Team Management: Whilst currently not a formal line management responsibility, proactively driving and motivating a team of artists in day to day operations is a significant element to the role
  • Business Systems (Pulse): Work with the technical workflow leads to develop a working knowledge of the VFX Pulls system (Pulse) and help feed into the build and design of the automated Picture Finishing pipeline
  • Project Management: To Project Manage for Colourists including Guest and Freelance Colourists. Developing a full overview of the full Picture Finishing pipeline – Dailies, VFX Pulls (Pulse), Deliverables. Understanding these areas and utilising specialist team members to execute the work required
  • Relationship Selling: Able to build and maintain sustaining relationships with clients at all levels and actively assist in the sales process, winning repeat business and taking part in dispute resolution.
  • Quoting and Workflow: Contribute to the Quoting process, co-ordinate workflow solutions and generate effective but flexible schedules
  • Deliveries: The Deliveries on Studio projects continue to grow in complexity. Understanding and managing these requirements is a significant part of the role. Contributing to the development of systems to effectively manage Deliveries is an expectation of the role
  • Project Profitability: Accountability for Project Profitability and the systems that enable measurement including timely billing activities and resource utilisation
  • Client Experience: Set expectations for and actively drive exemplary Client Experience throughout the building and the business
  • Group Collaboration: To use knowledge, systems and resources from the Streamland Group to provide solutions to clients of both Streamland Global Post and Streamland UK
  • Business and Knowledge Management: Articulate, document and maintain processes and procedures aligned to workflow and business process along with the occasional business / project plans aligned to Business strategies. As required share with the UK team and the Streamland Group
  • Hours of Work: Given involvement with US Studios, flexibility in work across the evening is considered important, especially as projects are being delivered. Acceptance of the often-unpredictable nature of projects and spikes in overall workload is critical to the role.


DETAILS
Remuneration will be competitive, and dependent on experience.

To apply please send your details online, via grapevinejobs. We look forward to hearing from you.