#174930

Creative Producer - agency background

Location:
Remote; San Francisco, CA; Menlo Park, CA; Los Angeles, C
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
01/03/2022
Posted By:
Danielle Bodemann
Date:
11/24/2021

Job Description:

Aquent's Client is looking for a Producer to join the team focused on shipping best-in-class creative collateral representing the brand in product. The Producer will establish and maintain operational procedures and tools for the in-product creative team, align with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth and consistent communication between all key stakeholders, as well as identify and manage external creative teams to support product. The Producer role requires broad knowledge of design and development processes, keen understanding of visual brand and positioning, excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills.

This position can be Remote or based in our SF, MPK, or LA offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with creative leads to set strategy and goals for development efforts
  • Establish and maintain project production schedules to ensure a smooth end-to-end development plan that meets product goals and quality bar, and ensures that all assets are delivered on time and implemented to spec
  • Establish and maintain an efficient and flexible project process that facilitates the creation, review, feedback, revision, deployment cycle of art asset production
  • Strategically source and manage resources to keep project on-track
  • Source and manage external vendors to budget to fulfill project needs
  • As point of contact for team communication, establish clear communication channels and process across creative and cross-functional teams, including PMM, PD, Eng, QA, Legal, and Policy
  • Schedule, manage, and address cross-functional feedback and stakeholder approvals
  • Predict and/or identify roadblocks and obstacles, and proactively establish meetings or integration points between teams to address and resolve them
  • Serve as team lead to align and anchor resources in fast-paced environment
  • Work closely with cross-functional product and engineering teams to unlock future possibilities that marry emerging technologies and creative expression
  • Facilitate, document and disseminate decisions to key stakeholders
  • Prioritize competing needs with good reasoning and creative solutions

Requirements:

  • Comfortable working in ambiguity, with shifting priorities
  • Experience working with designers, animators, engineers, & directors to design, build, and deliver high quality creative collateral (including video, illustration & emerging technologies)
  • Experience in design, animation, & CG creative asset production highly desired
  • Experience articulating design direction to designers and non-designers alike
  • Experience working with external vendors (individual artists and agencies) including sourcing and contracting, advising on/defining schedules, assessing proposed production processes, managing assets as they are delivered, and being the daily point of contact for the internal team
  • Experience in project management and relationship building
  • Experience establishing and managing ongoing production processes
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires time management, task prioritization, and ability to identify problems and work towards solutions
  • Ability to thrive managing a globally distributed team
  • Knowledge with Sketch, Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other design packages