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Head of Production


Aardman's Production Strategy group takes a strategic view to all the studios production needs over the next 5 years. As the studio enters into a period of growth and expansion a new Head of Production role is required to oversee production planning and resource management for the studio leading and mentoring our specialist teams to ensure Aardman successfully delivers productions of the highest standard in the most cost effective and sustainable manner. We are looking for a strong leader who will drive, focus and consolidate production strategy and planning, embracing innovation and efficiency as we embark on the production of an ambitious slate of projects which includes Feature films, Shorts, Commercials, Series and Games. You will have proven experience in the planning and management of multiple productions and expert knowledge of different animation formats and techniques (CGI, stop frame, 2D) with a focus on long form feature film and series production and co-production partnerships. Proven ability to lead and develop a specialist and diverse team, excellent business and financial acumen, an ability to drive decision making and facilitate communication. An understanding of the global landscape and emerging technologies with a network of strong talent and business relationships. Please send your CV and covering letter telling us why you think you'd be right for this role. Closing date for all applications is 5pm Monday 2nd August 2021. Please note we will review applications as they are submitted and may contact applicants that are of interest before the closing date. Aardman strives to be the most inspirational animation company in the world creating world class entertainment to a diverse and intergenerational global audience. We aim to lead the way in both our content and our professional principles, ensuring diversity and inclusion is inherent to the development and production of all our content - both on and off screen. Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals and are always happy to discuss flexible working needs.

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