Assistant Line Producer

Location: toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 02-26-2018
Oversees Productivity Metrics and Show Close Out Priorities through the conversion pipeline, consisting of the following departments:
  • Ingest/delivery/final qc
  • Roto
  • Depth
  • Element qc
  • Finaling/ VFX / Cleanplate
Reports to:
Conversion Line Producer
  • Weekly quota
    • Communication with show teams/producer both in Toronto and Burbank to ensure weekly quotas and client expectations are met.
    • ALP’s strategize solutions to any quota/inventory concerns raised by departments weekly
  • Department partnership
    • The Assistant Line Producer is responsible for overseeing the management of the conversion departments. Department managers for the five departments report to the Assistant Line Producer in regards to show priorities and department productivity.
  • Resource/Show Closeout strategizing
    • Is responsible for overseeing and monitoring department productivity/staffing. Working with the Line Producer to make adjustments as needed to ensure a timely output of material & meet client driven delivery dates and weekly quotas.
  • Pune Facility communication of priorities
    • Has regular communication w/Pune LP’s to facilitate inventory/quota/priority concerns
  • This role requires an intimate knowledge of our internal conversion pipeline
  • The assistant line producer is responsible for show closeout reporting during reel locks
  • The assistant Line producer oversees and monitors the department reporting that is sent out on a regular basis to producers and middle management
  • Late shifts and weekend shifts will be required for multiple project deliveries each season
  • Plans & Posts appropriate close out & weekend coverage for both creative and production
  • The assistant Line producer will work closely with the Line Producer to develop new reporting/ workflows/ efficiencies where needed.
  • Partner with the second Assistant Line producer to appropriately balance workload between show closeouts.
  • Proven leader in setting department direction
  • Have at least one year of production management experience.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Must be detail-orientated, multi-tasking, self-directed, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Must be resourceful, able to adapt to new situation, and to work in a fast –paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Must be constantly seeking to improve efficiency and quality of film closeout and production
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and/ or weekends to meet project deadlines
Overall the Assistant Line Producer is responsible for managing the productivity assumptions and the closeout of projects through the five conversion departments. This individual will report directly to the Conversion Line Producer and have a close working relationship with the second Assistant Line Producer.
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