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ILMXLAB Production manager job

Posted: February 24, 2017
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Salary: 60,000 - 75,000

Industrial Light and Magic (LUCAS FILM) is looking for ILMXLAB Production manager



Job details: PRODUCTION MANAGERS “PM’S” WORK IN TANDEM WITH A PRODUCER ON ONE OR MORE PROJECTS THAT FOCUS ON IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY CONTENT AND FUNCTION AS THE PRODUCER’S “RIGHT HAND”, STEPPING UP TO SUPPORT PRODUCER DUTIES AS REQUIRED AND KEEPING A DIRECT LINE OF COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRODUCER AND ILMXLAB STUDIO MANAGEMENT ON ALL ASPECTS OF THE PROJECT(S).

RESPONSIBLE FOR CREATING AND MANAGING OVERALL INTERACTIVE VR CONTENT PROJECT SCHEDULES, RESOURCE PLANS, AND DELIVERABLES FOR PROJECTS.

MAINTAINS THESE AND OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO TRACK AND REPORT ON PROJECT’S STATUS AND OVERALL PROGRESS/COMPLETION.

IN TANDEM WITH PRODUCER, WORKS WITH TECHNICAL AND CREATIVE LEADS TO DEFINE PROJECT TARGETS AND EXECUTION PLANS. DRIVES IMPLEMENTATION OF PLANS AND SCHEDULING BY GUIDING AND DIRECTING ASSOCIATE PRODUCTION MANAGERS, PRODUCTION COORDINATORS, PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS, SUPERVISORS AND LEADS AS NEEDED.

PLANS CREW ASSIGNMENTS AND ENSURES TIMELY DELIVERY OF PROJECT DELIVERABLES.

RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATING PROJECT GOALS, SCHEDULES, DEADLINES, AND OTHER INFORMATION TO THE PROJECT TEAM MEMBERS, AND INTERNAL/EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS.

UNDER DIRECTION OF PRODUCER, COLLABORATE WITH TALENT MANAGERS ON CREW NEEDS AS REQUIRED.

IN COLLABORATION WITH PRODUCER, MANAGE THE PRODUCTION CREW FOR THE ENTIRETY OF THE SHOW INCLUDING GUIDING PRODUCTION COORDINATORS AND PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS TO ENSURE ALL SHOW NEEDS ARE MET.

WITH INPUT FROM SUPERVISORS AND PRODUCER, PROACTIVELY IDENTIFY AND PLAN FOR WORK TO BE OUTSOURCED. HELP IDENTIFY VENDORS APPROPRIATE FOR BODY OF WORK. PREPARE VENDOR BIDDING PACKAGES, CONTRIBUTE TO VENDOR COST ANALYSIS AND WEEKLY COST REPORTING AS NEEDED.

ACTS INDEPENDENTLY AND PROACTIVELY TO PROBLEM-SOLVE AND IDENTIFY RISK AREAS IN ALL ASPECTS OF INTERNAL AND VENDOR PRODUCTION AND RECOMMENDS COURSE ADJUSTMENTS TO PRODUCER AS NECESSARY.

EVALUATE AND LEARN INDIVIDUAL ARTIST STRENGTHS IN ORDER TO CREW PROPERLY TO PROJECTS; HELP DEVELOP CROSS UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES TO PROMOTE AN EFFECTIVE WORKFLOW.

ACT AS DEFAULT LEADER WHEN PRODUCER IS OUT OF OFFICE OR OTHERWISE ENGAGED, AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECTING ‘2ND LIEUTENANT’ LEVEL DUTIES WITH THE PRODUCTION CREW.

AT THE DISCRETION OF THE PRODUCER MAY ASSIST WITH CONTRIBUTING TO BID MEETINGS AS NEEDED. BUDGETING MAY OR MAY NOT BE REQUIRED, AND WOULD BE LEFT TO THE DISCRETION OF THE PRODUCER. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PRODUCER, CHECK EFC TO MAKE SURE WORK IS ON BUDGET AND ASSIST WITH CAPACITY PLANNING.

MANAGE CLIENT CONTACT WHEN PRODUCER IS ABSENT OR UNAVAILABLE
TRAVEL FOR CLIENT MEETINGS AND/OR PLATE SHOOTS AS NEEDED
SPECIAL PROJECTS AS REQUESTED

Requirements: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN FILM OR RELATED FIELD OR EQUIVALENT WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

7+ YEAR’S MINIMUM YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN GAMES, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, FEATURE ANIMATION, VISUAL FX, ANIMATED TELEVISION, OR APPLICABLE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES.

PROVEN SUCCESS IN MANAGING AND DELIVERING PROJECTS BETWEEN 6 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS IN DURATION WITH MULTIPLE DELIVERABLES AND COMPLEX PROJECT TEAM AND STUDIO WIDE DEPENDENCIES.

DEMONSTRATE STRONG PROJECT MANAGEMENT QUALITIES: INTEGRITY; FORWARD-THINKING; COLLABORATION; HARD WORK; COMPASSION; EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS; FUNCTIONAL EXPERTISE.

PROVEN ABILITY TO WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH ALL LEVELS OF A PROJECT TEAM WHILE DISPLAYING TEAM LEADERSHIP SKILLS.
ABILITY TO JUGGLE MULTIPLE PROJECTS, WORK WITH DIVERSE PERSONALITIES AND WORK WITHIN STRICT DEADLINES.

ABILITY TO PROBLEM-SOLVE, TRACK PRIORITIES AND MULTI-TASK EFFICIENTLY WITHIN A FAST-PACED CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT WHICH REQUIRES CONSTANT ADAPTABILITY AND FLEXIBILITY.

ABILITY TO OPERATE AND FOCUS NOT ONLY ON PROJECTS, BUT ALSO WITH CONSIDERATION FOR PRIORITIES OF THE STUDIO.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL, CONSISTENT FOLLOW THROUGH AND STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS.

EXCELLENT RESOURCE AND TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS.
STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS, WITH PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE OF AGILE AND WATERFALL PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES.
ABILITY TO SELF-MOTIVATE AND MEET DELIVERABLES WHILE WORKING INDEPENDENTLY.

ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE CLEARLY ACROSS DEPARTMENTS, EXHIBITING EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS IN DIPLOMACY, FLEXIBILITY AND PATIENCE.
OPTIMISTIC AND ENTHUSIASTIC TONE; PROMOTING COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK.
ABILITY TO BALANCE ASSERTIVENESS AND SENSITIVITY.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH WORD, EXCEL, OUTLOOK, FILEMAKER PRO, MS PROJECT OR OTHER PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS.
ABILITY TO LEARN NEW SOFTWARE AS NEEDS ARISE.

Location: San Francisco

Contact info:
email - julian.filmfx@gmail.com
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