- Production Manager

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Production Manager


Production Manager

$1,300/week - $1,550/week
• Emerging Level


Nickelodeon Animation Studios: Manages the daily activities of the production.

Category Animation  Production Manager 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 26, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Manages the daily activities of the production.

  • Communicate with Line Producer daily regarding the status of the department.
  • Coordinate the workflow for all supervisors and artists in the Storyboard Department. 
  • Keep accurate daily output information of all departments and enforce deadlines. 
  • Alert LP of potential problems and suggest appropriate solutions.
  • Update key production personnel on the status of all areas of production; track assets and assignments. 
  • Maintain and distribute weekly production schedule with accurate information to upper management and production staff. 
  • Run weekly department meetings. 
  • Supervise Production Coordinator, Executive Assistant, and Production Assistants, assist Line Producer in hiring, performance reviews, and terminations for these positions.  
  • Oversee preparation production materials for shipping. 
  • Manage schedule to ensure production meets strict deadlines. Some of these duties include:  
  • Troubleshoot problem. 
  • Coordinate and supervise vendor studios. 
  • Coordinate and supervise freelance production staff. 
  • Assist in scheduling of key production personnel. 
  • Schedule production meetings as necessary.
Additional Responsibilities: 
  • Assist with ancillary projects; assist LP with special projects.
  • Act as primary liaison with vendor studio(s).  
  • Facilitate communication in a timely manner between production unit and outside studio regarding production issues, questions, and materials.   
  • Draft and coordinate all new hire paperwork for freelancers. 
  • Update Human Resources monthly on all freelance activity. 
  • Review and approve weekly time sheets and payroll for all union and non-union freelancers. 
  • Prepare paperwork for Final Delivery and send to Post Supervisor including As Broadcast Scripts, Credits, and other Post Materials. 
  • Gather and submit new hire information to Human Resources.
  • Coordinate Facilities and IS&T requests. 
  • Coordinate materials for festivals, awards, etc.  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure. 
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Possess knowledge of animation production process. 
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, familiarity with internet and email. 
  • Knowledge of EPBudgeting, Shotgun, FileMaker Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator a plus. 
Additional Qualifications:
BA/BS preferred, or 2 – 3 years of production experience, animation preferred, and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   
Weekly Hiring Salary Range: $1,300.00 - 1,550.00. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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