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Production Manager

This is an in-house position in Richardson, TX. Must be eligible to work in the United States.

(Title will be based on experience level)

Brazen Animation is scouring the earth for an exceptional Production Manager.*  This individual is an intelligent and eloquent communicator and  scheduler, excelling at prioritizing tasks and inspiring our talented crew to deliver beautiful work efficiently and within budget.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Managing projects of varying scope and production methodologies, at times simultaneously
    • Examples: Project Lead on Medium to Large scale Cinematics, Low to Mid Scale Episodic, Multiple Department or Full pipeline focused on Feature Films
  • Building and revising production schedules
  • Collaborating with the producer with project budgets
  • Tracking and reporting project progress
  • Strategizing with Associate Producer or Supervising Producer to find scheduling and budgetary efficiencies
  • Excellent Client Communication skills
  • Client Suite Management
  • Leading internal and client review sessions
  • Assist with managing production management support staff
Required Skills and Expertise
  • Relentlessly positive and motivational demeanor
  • Desire to facilitate and support the creative process
  • Promotes collaboration amongst team members
  • Interested in helping to further build the studio by improving existing, and developing new processes and workflows 
  • Proven leadership experience in a creative environment
  • Diplomatic and clear verbal and written communication
  • Master at organization and prioritization
  • Efficient & creative problem-solver
  • In depth knowledge of production pipelines & workflows
  • Knowledge of Shotgun software is a plus
  • Strong and encouraging people leader
  • Desire to continue to grow exponentially along a production management career path 
  • PASSIONATE about the studio’s mission and culture
  • Strong desire to INNOVATE new PM processes
  • Ability to work AUTONOMOUSLY
  • A great COLLABORATOR, shows GRITTY determination to push through hard problems and motivates the team to follow 
  • Ability to work AUTONOMOUSLY, with utmost accountability
  • You are CLASSY and respectful in all that you do
  • Minimum BA/BS Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 2.5 + years production management experience at minimum Production Coordinator Level
  • 4+ years entertainment or commercial production experience in two or more of  the following areas: 
    • CG animation 
    • 2D animation
    • Motion Graphics Animation
    • Visual Effects
    • Live Action
    • Post Production Editorial
    • CG Architectural Renderings and Videos
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google suite

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please be prepared to provide references.