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Senior Producer (Account Specific)

London, UK

Are you an experienced Senior Producer (Account Specific) looking for a significant role in an award-winning studio? If so, we need to hear from you. About Maverick: Maverick by name, maverick by nature. For a quarter-century, we have been creating trail-blazing & award-winning work for the world's most prestigious games publishers, developers, and brands. Our top-notch team of creatives, designers and producers are always ahead of the game, ready to take clients to the next level. At Maverick, we know a diverse workforce only elevates the great work we do. As such, we are an equal opportunities employer and we take diversity and inclusion seriously. If you would like more information on how this role could be good fit (or could be adapted to fit) your personal circumstances, get in touch! About You: • Do you have a can-do attitude? • Do you have experience running production across a large multi-million-pound account? • Are you driven to create and deliver against aggressive schedules and budgets? • Do you have a high attention to detail? • Are you dependable and conscientious? • Are you confident in procurement and sourcing freelance production and post production staff and facilities? • Excited about working on trailers, TV Ads, design, social and more for video games? If so, this could be the ideal opportunity for you! The Job: Act as a key player in leading this important and substantial account for the agency. Ensure the delivery of a competitive, reliable and consistently high level of creative production across the account. Own the process and logistics of the account, overseeing all stages of the lifecycle (strategy, creative development, pitching, production, post-production, delivery, wash-up/debriefs). Manage the schedule, budget and resource for the overall account and it's constituent projects. Manage the performance and output of various production staff and producers on the account. Role Summary: Planning • Create and administrate a 'master' schedule for the year, using our contracts and SOWs with the client. • Ensure all stages of the project lifecycle are kept on track and delivered to the best of our abilities by overseeing the creation and communication of individual project schedules. • Identify bottlenecks, conflicts and timelines that don't adhere to SLAs or SOWs. • Work with producers and client to accommodate and agree on changes or updates to schedules. Ensure this process is productive, timely and carefully managed. • Anticipate, define and manage the resource planning of the account, including internal and external talent / suppliers for individual projects, well in advance. Delegate and outsource as necessary. • Work with the wider team to decide on the best creative and production approach to achieve the brief/s. • Be mindful and create capacity for additional work on the account that may not be planned for. • Deliver good value to the client and profits to Maverick by overseeing the creation and management of budgets and cost trackers. • Share insights from the client back to Maverick. Management • Coordinate and oversee all stages of the project lifecyle. Strategy, creative development, pitching, production, post-production, delivery, wash-up/debriefs. • Leverage experience via line management of your direct reports on the account, and ensure their performance and output is good. • Provide effective support to your production reports by being their first line for escalated issues. Escalate issues to Head of Production when needed. • Ensure your production reports are trained and developed through the production career path. • Where needed, take the lead on larger / more complex projects to ensure they are managed properly. • Work with the Head of Production and other department heads to ensure the performance and output of other various staff and producers (not your direct reports) that work on the account / account projects (creatives, strategists, client services, etc) is good. • Approve production budgets and P&Ls, ensuring the target Margin is met. • Ensure any budget changes are fair, properly documented and communicated with the client. • Ensure Maverick gets a 'good service' from freelancers and suppliers. Similarly ensure we are looking after our suppliers with good communication, close management and care by our team. • Build strong relationships with suppliers, engaging them so that they are motivated to deliver high quality results for Maverick's clients. Process • Ensure consistency of internal process from Maverick, i.e., how we store and use client assets, how we record and communicate client feedback, keeping to turnaround times for amends, ensuring deliverables made to spec, etc. • Ensure consistency of external-facing process from Maverick. Work with the Account Director and other Maverick staff to ensure that our communications, presentations and other production elements are kept to process and the optics are 'good'. • Ensure all processes support and enable the account work to be creatively excellent. • Help consolidate and organize lines of communication (particularly email threads, Teams channels, Slack, etc) • Ensure timely and accurate raising of Maverick invoices to the client, in line with our SLA. Chase client POs where necessary. • Ensure we are constantly looking to provide a better service and 'work smarter' for ourselves by identifying opportunities and implementing any further streamlining of process. • Maintain the client knowledgebase with the Account Director. • Ensure accurate internal project reporting and administration on projects. Client Comms • Build on our great relationship with the client by being the primary point of contact for all things production. Add value to the relationship where possible. • Work with the Account Director to keep our client fully informed at all times, up to date with projects and happy with all aspects of our service through regular contact. • Attend and contribute to the Quarterly Client Review with the Account Director • Attend and contribute to comprehensive debriefs that take place with the client upon completion of projects. Skills and Experience: • Large breadth of experience in producing/project management in a production or agency environment. • Experienced in coordinating the creative development and pitching process. • Confident managing production and staff across a single large client account, with multiple simultaneous projects running. • Excellent knowledge of production, post-production and animation workflows. • Confident and experienced in client handling. • Good computer and online platform skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, scheduling tools, etc. • Experienced in leadership and people management • Experience in running and delegating out the recruitment and procurement needs on the account / projects. • Experience in running things independently without depending on management To Apply: Email your CV and cover letter



Date Approved

14/06/21

Deadline For Applications

12/07/21

Job Title

Senior Producer (Account Specific)

Location

London, UK

Salary/Rate

Negotiable

Duration

Permanent

Industry

Games

Minimum Experience

3+ Credits

Preferred Genre Experience

Other, Commercial, Animation
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