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Creative Producer

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Location:

WA, , United States

Production Type:

Entertainment jobs & Crew

Job Type:

Staff / Crew

Required Skill:

Videography


Creative Producer / Project Manager Job Summary:

We are looking for a Creative Producer / Project Manager to join a global communications firm. This role will be the common thread on creative projects, working closely with account managers, planners, researchers, analysts, designers, copywriters, social media strategists and others. Creative Producers / Project Managers define and monitor scopes, budgets, workplans, milestones and timelines, as well as manage end-to-end production of deliverables. The ideal candidate must have strong organizational and time management skills, excellent communications and tenacious problem-solving abilities. While this is a senior position, it is very much a hands-on role working closely with creative teams as well as the account teams.


Creative Producer / Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously, working directly with account and creative teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Develop and oversee project workplans, schedules, budgets and key communications to ensure the creative team and other key team members are fully briefed.
  • Determine all facets of the project to inform the creation of clear and detailed project briefs for the Creative team—answering all internal and external questions pertinent to the project.
  • Monitor and track the project; produce and distribute status tracking reports, provide proactive recommendations to ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget. Ensure agreed next steps are understood and completed.
  • Lead production of deliverables for print, digital, video and paid media assets (banners, social assets, etc.)
  • Manage communication and approvals between creative and account teams—ensure project handoffs are thorough and clear.
  • Manage and mitigate day-to-day problems, understand when (and why) to escalate issues, and ensure strong and effective communications in difficult and time-sensitive situations.
  • Build strong working relationships with internal and client team members, establishing a role as a trusted resource and advisor.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other producers to develop consistent management practices and ensure effective support for creative teams.
  • Thoroughly QA all creative work product to ensure error-free deliverables.


Creative Producer / Project Manager Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3-4 years of project management and production experience, preferably in a fast-paced agency environment, managing multiple creative projects simultaneously.
  • Outstanding attention to detail with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, quick, assertive, measured, calm and collaborative.
  • Thorough understanding of creative process, brand standards, and print and digital deliverables.
  • Extensive experience in development of workplans, budgets and production schedules for print, digital, web and video.
  • Deep knowledge of production for print, digital, web and video.
  • Experiential activation and influencer experience a plus.
  • Understanding of archival and asset management, and thorough knowledge of required file type by asset (print, video, digital, etc.).
  • Knowledge of abilities and limitations of Adobe Creative Cloud applications (specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and Premiere).
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with oversight and management of third-party relationships, including print, media, photography and video vendors.
Sparks Group
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Sparks Group
United States

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