Casting Producer

Content Digital Production GuimarĂ£es, Portugal


Description

The role

Working as part of the Creative Operations team in Guimarães, Portugal to support the Senior Casting Producer and Planning, to improve and increase our global model selection for Farfetch, Browns and Farfetch Platform Solutions. Casting locally in Portugal and in other European markets, providing evolving model selection and development for submission and approval with Senior Casting Producer and other business stakeholders. Responsible for managing the local casting schedule and working proactively to continually evolve the model selection and options, in line with the required Farfetch, Browns and Farfetch Platform Solutions needs.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Work within the Digital Production team and build on existing model agency contacts as well as creating new contacts 
  • Work in conjunction with the Senior Casting Producer who will mentor and support on direction and brand aesthetic
  • Organise briefs and manage casting projects & timelines
  • Support on a local level to Portugal and surrounding areas for all business units
  • Manage own casting calendar and schedule around key fashion weeks
  • Ability to work to specifications,mood boards and any brief direction from the Senior Casting Producer.
  • Adhoc travel where required to new areas/countries of opportunity in EU
  • Support Senior Casting Producer to align model pool to ensure a consistent aesthetic 
  • Present monthly model options for review and approval
  • Provide feedback and follow up on new models to Senior Casting Producer and Planning team
  • Work as a support for both on set team feedback & models in guidance and continuous improvement
  • Provide visibility of  schedule and workflow to Senior Casting Producer and align to priority needs
  • Work closely with Studio booking co-ordinators and production for rota & bookings

 

Key skills and experience

  • Proven track record of model casting- men’s and women’s for both non-recognisable and recognisable shoots
  • Ability to travel as frequently as required
  • Professional approach to be able to represent the business in the external market 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate and prioritise effectively
  • Professional who works well with internal and external customers
  • Great organisational skills 
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An eye for detail and brand aesthetic
  • An understanding of fashion, e-commerce and luxury brands is essential
  • Self-driven and works with autonomy 
  • Great understanding of body shape and proportion for both mens and womens
  • To be able to support balance and represent each of our businesses as well as working to external client briefs