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Senior Producer

This role will involve project managing a broad range of projects from content to interactive software. You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with our clients including major international developers, architects, cultural institutions, visitor attractions and green technology businesses. The Senior Producer is be responsible for delivering large and small scale projects according to brief, timelines and budget managing both creative and technical teams in house and externally. Due to the nature of our projects in the pipeline it is likely that you will have a background producing immersive or experiential content, short form films, and managing both creative and digital teams. 

Main responsibilities 

  • Inspires a high performance culture and communicates a clear sense of direction and expectations clearly

  • Establishes strong client relations and is the central point of contact for designated projects, attending all client meetings to guide and manage production progress

  • Responsible for project budgets between £20k and £2m+

  • Plans working schedules and resources in line with production milestones; actively monitoring productivity and quality of output daily 

  • Regularly updates and manages projects via Squint Opera’s online production tools including G-docs, F-track and Smartsheets  

  • Ensures project milestones and delivery dates are met 

  • Leads project reviews and team meetings

  • Plans studio and location shoots in the UK and internationally including crewing, kit hire, location permissions, talent bookings and scheduling

  • Attends meetings, workshops and shoots internationally 

  • Contract and manage contractors and external collaborators based in the UK and overseas

  • Asses project briefs with HOP and Directors to establish initial pitch presentation ideas and creative/technical concepts 

  • Creation of pitch documents, quotes and contracts for new business


Character Traits

  • Leads a range of complex and fast-paced projects and remain organised and calm and in control under pressure

  • Motivates internal and external teams, balancing the needs of creative staff and project requirements

  • Flexible, can-do attitude. Adapts quickly and effectively to changing priorities 

  • Takes decisions which have a substantial impact on the achievement of production objectives. Carefully considers the effect on quality of output

  • Sets standards of behaviour and acts as a leader and role model 

  • Is passionate about film, creative and digital content creation

  • Strikes the balance between creative and practical thinking 

  • Manages client relationships and ensures expectations are managed and met


Qualification/ Experience

[Required]

  • Demonstrable experience (5 years +) within a relevant agency/production environment 

  • Experience managing complex and high profile projects 

  • Experience managing diverse and creative artist and developer teams

  • Experience managing large project budgets

  • Experience with project management tools / software 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Organised and efficient

  • Experience with Google docs 

  • Advanced Microsoft Office suite

  • Willingness to travel 

[Desirable]

  • Experience managing digital teams and an understanding of software development 

  • Familiarity with F-Track

  • Familiarity with Smartsheets 

  • Indesign and photoshop skills 

Salary Pay Range

£50,000 - £65,000 GBP

 

Hours

This is a full-time position. 

Our working hours are 9:30am – 6:00pm  [Monday through Friday, with one hour for lunch]

We currently have a hybrid approach to working with a mixture of in-house and remote days.

Benefits 

  • Unlimited holiday
  • Medicash health scheme 
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Weekly masterclasses 
  • Cyclescheme 
  • Medical insurance 
  • Secondments between our London and New York studios 
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Access to FSA, HSA, and pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Training and development opportunities 

This is just a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect at Squint. 

About Squint/Opera 

Squint/Opera is a leading creative studio which bridges the worlds of architecture, design, media, and technology to create compelling, narrative-driven experiences. As experts in blending digital media with physical reality, we help our clients craft digital content to immerse their audiences and communicate big ideas.

Squint was founded in London in 2001, by four young friends who wanted to help visionary thinkers and institutions make the radical a reality. For more than 20 years, we have delivered projects in every corner of the globe and for a wide range of clients across architecture, government, real estate, museums, and attractions.

Squint/Opera is now part of Journey, a leading innovation and design agency who specialise in crafting compelling experiences across the physical and digital realms. Together, Squint/Opera and Journey create the first agency with proven expertise blending the physical and virtual worlds at a global scale.

Our Values 

We seek employees who inherently represent our values:

  • Embrace change 
  • Seek invention 
  • Increase our knowledge 
  • Say it simply 
  • Ego-free

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We want to create a positive impact on a global scale. And to do that, we know that the people at Squint/Opera have to reflect all global lives and identities. No matter your background, identity, or even if your experience doesn’t exactly match but you think you could still be successful in this role — we’d love to hear from you!

We work flexible hours, we support remote working, and if that doesn’t quite work, we will definitely listen to what will. We’re striving to create a place where all feel valued and welcome — and would love to hear how we could do that for you. 

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