BENTO BOX IS CURRENTLY SEEKING...

December 05, 2019

AN EXPERIENCED ANIMATION PRODUCER

Bento Box Entertainment is looking for a super star Animation Producer!

 

Location: North Hollywood, CA

The ideal candidate is a supreme organizer with a proactive eye that can see a problem coming before it gets there. You are a quick-thinking and flexible juggler able to handle multiple responsibilities within a constantly changing environment. You possess a strong ability to lead a group of diverse personalities, keeping them motivated when schedules get tough. You have laser sharp focus and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is a positive thinker, and thrives on the thrill of a challenge!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, test, interview potential staff to help build an awesome team

  • Responsible for show set-up, office, and equipment

  • Oversee production team and manage all departments including production staff, storyboard, design, retake animation and post

  • Strive to maintain the creative vision and high level quality control

  • Serve as the main point of contact between the production team and the network

  • Understand all departments and work closely with managers and supervisors to problem solve and maintain department schedules

  • Create production calendar and directly supervise the day-to-day workload of the production team

  • Project and troubleshoot potential problems or issues within the production

  • Schedule daily/weekly workflow in order to meet all deadlines

  • Lead all production meetings including kick-off meetings, design reviews, and storyboard reviews

  • Oversee legal tracking and clearance for all scripts/dialogue and designs, including both internal and client/network notes

  • Review through post at all phases of production: confirm all network, legal, standards, and executive producer notes have been addressed

  • Manage weekly payroll: tracking crew and artist hours, approving overtime, timecard approval and reporting to accounting department

  • Review cost reports weekly with finance team

  • Liaise with animation studios and oversee agreements

  • Vet,  negotiate, oversee vendors

  • Main point of contact between network marketing and publicity departments to prepare show release

 

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience producing animation, with emphasis on 2D animation and a thorough understanding of a 2D production pipeline from development to post production

  • Strong connections within the animation community and a pocket full of talent

  • Outstanding people skills: ability to guide a unique group of creative staff

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

  • Must be able to adapt to changes easily within a highly dynamic environment, including the management of the team within this environment

  • Strong attention to detail is critical

  • Knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony, Storyboard Pro, Excel, and Photoshop

  • Experience with Production Tracking and Asset Management software

  • Previous supervisory and leadership experience, including demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team

  • Knowledge of union rules including SAG/Aftra, 839 Animation Guild, and WGA

 

Please submit resumes to careers@bentoboxent.com, referencing Animation Producer in the subject line. Cover letters are appreciated; don’t make us imagine why you are the perfect fit…this is your chance to tell us!

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