Production Manager, Animation Technical Crew (Contract)

Description

ABOUT MOONBUG ENTERTAINMENT:

Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids’ titles in the world. Moonbug’s lineup includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, Go Buster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko’s Garage, ARPO and many more which are available in 27 languages.

Moonbug is a kids’ programming powerhouse with shows on more than 100 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Tencent, Youku and Roku. In May of 2020, Tubular Labs named Moonbug one of the leading digital kids’ entertainment companies in the world based on the total number of minutes watched worldwide.

Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market and beyond. Candle is run by its Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone’s flagship private equity business.

The Role:

The Production Manager will be part of a specialized technical team charged with cleaning up and rebuilding our asset pipeline and creating an asset management system over a period of 9 months.

This role reports ON-SITE at our West Hollywood office.

The Role:

The Production Manager will be part of a specialized technical team charged with cleaning up and rebuilding our asset pipeline and creating an asset management system over a period of 9 months.

This role reports ON-SITE at our West Hollywood office.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain the production schedule based on CG Supervisor’s roadmap
  • Build and manage the production budget
  • Prioritize and assign project tasks
  • Provide regular status updates and reports to key stakeholders and senior management
  • Lead team meetings
  • Chiefly responsible for on time and on budget completion of the technical crew’s objectives

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience as a CG Production Manager in children’s animation or a related animation field.
  • Experience managing technical departments is a plus
  • Experience managing production schedules and budgets required
  • Ideal candidate has experience working with Monday.com, the Microsoft Office suite and Google Calendar/Docs/Sheets/Slides.
  • Excellent working knowledge of a Maya CG animation pipeline
  • Production management tracking software proficiency, such as Shotgrid, is required
  • Must be a self-starter and have excellent leadership and communication skills.