Production Manager Black & White

Production GuimarĂ£es, Braga


About the role:


  • Drive the delivery of digital assets and oversee workflow development and implementation over the local studio operations
  • Partner with Producers and Delivery Managers to coordinate the human resources needed on a daily basis according to the planning requirements
  • Identify best practices and deliver significant operational and scale efficiencies while also focusing on quality and aesthetic
  • Communicate with key stakeholders in cross-functional departments to exchange critical information and management processes;
  • Monitor and assure the fulfilment of the daily set production targets, finding reasons for the variances and correcting them
  • Manage expectations of the internal and external clients before and during the photoshoot process by setting realistic schedules and timelines



  • Control a defined budget with responsibility for associated cost manage report to Head on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Ensure that all aspects of product logistics are well developed and maintained to ensure a high level of efficiency and quality
  • Assure that all technical resources are conducive to high quality standards in order to assure Farfetch reaches market leader standard in regards to its product imagery
  • Promote, test, document and implement changes in the production processes in the light of the continuous improvement culture of the Kaizen methodology
  • Works closely within the wider Production team to understand areas of synergy and drive contribution to overall Farfetch strategy



  • Recruit, select and train creative talent in the several techniques and processes used according to the production requirements of the company
  • Liaise with the office management & building management teams to ensure the physical & supply needs of the studio are met
  • Assure an effective communication and the execution of the present production processes through regular presence on the daily team meetings and regular team follow-up
  • Help develop the team by delegating specific tasks and responsibilities allowing them to stretch their capabilities, feel accountable and valued
  • Set strong KPI’s for the team members and manage their progression through daily coaching and formal monthly catch-ups
  • Follow and evaluate the team in order to identify their strengths and their priorities in terms of development and enhance their motivation as part of the company’s PDPs
  • Inspire and positively influence teams and peers by acting as a role-model for positive and professional demeanor


Who you are:


  • Proven leadership and team management experience
  • Ability to confidently manage and organize a team
  • Ability to make sound decisions in an autonomous way
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Portuguese and English) and team motivation skills
  • Sound knowledge and experience in photography and video
  • Passion for photography and the fashion industry
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Regular user of IT systems (MS Office) and image editing/management (Adobe Bridge, Lightroom, Photoshop)
  • Knowledge and experience in production processes (Kaizen, 5 S’s, standard work)


We can’t wait to receive your application. But before you send it to us, here are some helpful tips to make sure your application is as strong as it can be.


  • Have you set out why this role is a good match for your career aspirations and that you have the skills and experience required? We want you to be as clear about your future ambitions as we are and whilst we encourage people to learn, develop and grow, you will need to hit the ground running.
  • Have you checked spelling and grammar? We have high standards and you don’t want to miss out because of something as easily correctable as a typo.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.