Production Manager

Communicate with Line Producer daily regarding the status of the department.
Coordinate the workflow for all supervisors and artists in the CG 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.
Maintain and distribute weekly production schedule with accurate information to upper management and production staff.
Run weekly department meetings.
Supervise Production Coordinator(s) 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 the scheduling of key production personnel.
Schedule production meetings as necessary.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Possess complete knowledge of animation production process.
Knowledge of Maya, Word, Excel, Outlook, familiarity with internet and email.
Knowledge of EPBudgeting, FileMaker Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator a plus.

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