Head Production Job Description

Head Production Job Description

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Head Production Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Partner with the Originals Legal teams to review and provide comments to insurance language in agreements with third party production service companies and production vendors
Partner with Originals Production Finance to process production claims
Provide strong leadership to the Studio Production department with the ability to inspire, engage and motivate over 300 full time employees to create and maintain a high-performing team
Develop and implement new business projects across global studio production teams
Accountable for annual Studio Production budgets
Partner with Originals Production team to provide Productions with insurance protocols and procedures
Managing Carnival’s in-house production department and runners programme
Working with group company personnel within the production field
Lead all elements of production
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Head Production Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Head Production

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Education for Head Production

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Employers hiring for the head production job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Theater, Education, Management, Technical, Project Management, Oral Communication, Theater Arts, Teaching, Performing Arts, The Arts

Skills for Head Production

Desired skills for head production include:

OSD
SAP and PI database
Supply chain best practices at all levels of planning and execution
Carpentry
Theater rigging
English
Audio
Lightwright and Vectorworks
Lighting equipment and systems
Processes

Desired experience for head production includes:

Proactively develop team and individual performance
Determine and clearly communicate the vision, strategy and objectives
Overall accountability for both UK and US studios, ensuring all business targets and requirements are consistently met
Strategically plan for future business needs relating to increased capacity, new site launches, studio development and expansion
Drive continuous improvements to maximise customer experience and sales in response to business needs, customer feedback (VOC) and industry best practice
Recruit and retain highly talented employees to ensure all department goals are achieved

Head Production Examples

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Head Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a head production. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for head production
  • Manage the overall asset production budget for EA’s game titles
  • Leverage and analyze content performance data against production costs to provide strategic recommendations that improve ROI
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to your creative and production staff
  • Develop post-production workflows and best practices
  • Own global risk management and insurance strategy
  • Assess and document risks, gaps and over-insurance coverage
  • Partner with Safety Operations to reduce accident and injury risk
  • Own general corporate insurance matters, such as general business liability and umbrella coverage
  • We are expanding our global footprint quickly and this position will need to understand and own insurance risk arising from international operations
  • Accountable for event technology support in auditoria and multi-purpose rooms (MPRs) and occasionally at offsite venues
Qualifications for head production
  • Strong, mature presence with ability to engage and inspire
  • Solid experience delivering both operational efficiency and high quality
  • An innovative, commercial and strategic thinker
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage high levels of pressure (with a good sense of humour!)
  • Previous experience successfully managing large financial budgets
  • Ability to react positively to rapidly evolving business and excel within the dynamic demands
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Head Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of head production. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for head production
  • Playing an active role in Carnival’s Management Team and the formation and execution of the company’s operating/business plans
  • Develop ideas from inception to execution, and make intelligent decisions that drive Brand, Audience, and Revenue
  • To work closely with our music and talent team – helping progress our vision for this area of the business, building relationships with artists, management and labels
  • To liaise and work closely with the whole CC&P senior management team to contribute to its wider strategic decision-making
  • To be a creative thinker – developing new formats to build on the framework already in place
  • Produce and direct talent, both presenters and artist
  • Oversee daily/weekly shoots
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget – and to the standard that is required
  • To find talented editors, camera operators, DOP’s to work on in house programming on a freelance basis
  • Set up and follow up of seasonal critical path and key business meetings
Qualifications for head production
  • Able to deliver quality work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • 10+ years experience managing insurance and risk in Studio environment is required
  • Experience managing general corporate insurance in multi-national company
  • Must be self-motivated starter that operates independently
  • Implement an efficient and accessible online process for The Space’s commissioning rounds, enabling individuals and organisations in the arts and cultural sector to submit responses to creative briefs and for these to be robustly assessed and responded to by our creative development team
  • AV manufacturer training (Crestron, Cisco Telepresence/Video, Extron)
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Head Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of head production. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for head production
  • QC scheduling
  • Release managers
  • All cross-functional teams that are involved
  • Engineering and Operations teams
  • Implement buying strategies to reduce FOB (Freight on Board)
  • Negotiate and obtain the best FOB (Freight on Board) prices for all Volume and fashion volume styles
  • Coach the product developers to cost fashion styles
  • Create technical and managerial opportunities to grow next generation leaders, managing a globally driven R&D organization
  • Talent Management - Develop and drive talent management strategy for R&D
  • Provide strong avenues of communication for employees maintaining a foundation of Respect and Dignity and emphasizing company values
Qualifications for head production
  • 3+ years of creative and management experience
  • Experience in online distribution
  • TV and Feature Film experience a plus
  • Minimum 5 year’s managing teams of technical professionals
  • Previous experience managing global teams a plus
  • Must have a proven track record of VFX and/or animated feature production and development experience
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Head Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a head production. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for head production
  • Responsible for global production planning across all Black & White clients, globally
  • Lead the team of video producers
  • Partner closely with video creatives to manage and scale the global team
  • Implement resource management and tracking methods
  • Build and own relationships with development studios, finance, marketing and cross-functional teams
  • Hire and develop a team of video editors and motion designers
  • Plan and budget for studio and equipment purchases
  • Identify and develop creative resources, staffing and opportunities for employee development
  • Produce weekly and monthly project update reports for senior management and clients
  • Partner with business leaders across IT and other business units, both locally and globally
Qualifications for head production
  • Must be a demonstrated business innovator
  • Must be willing to make key strategic decisions, communicate the thinking behind those decisions and then drive the adoption throughout our worldwide facilities
  • Able to motivate peers the ability to manage expectations and escalate challenges to upper management in a productive and constructive manner
  • Manage all organisational aspects of The Space’s creative commissioning processes
  • Implement an efficient and accessible online process for The Space’s commissioning rounds
  • Manage the systems needed to run The Space’s creative development and ‘green-light’ approval process
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Head Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a head production. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for head production
  • Work with Application Production Managers and build automation to prevent problem recurrence and eventually automate response to all non-exceptional service conditions
  • Accountability for all Sales & Production applications except WPS
  • Contribute clever innovation proposals for the applications and the business processes
  • Responsibility for managing the relationship with finance team to account and report on the Central Creative, FM & Marketing budgets
  • Awareness of changes in technology (aspect ratio, HD/SD, file based workflow )
  • Execute alternative scheduling methodologies where necessary
  • Attending trade shows like CES, NAB and InfoComm
  • Starting or attending tech Meetups and other events
  • Be active in standards organizations, such as AES, SMPTE
  • Engage in active research at the university and professional level
Qualifications for head production
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive risk assessment approach for planned commissions, liaising with our professional advisors where necessary to identify risks in areas such as rights clearance, compliance or editorial policy
  • Proven track record creating quality content around music
  • Experience working within music and youth culture related production
  • Deep understanding of the whole production process
  • Experience working with artists, label teams, management and presenting talent
  • Good idea generation and development skills

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