Associate Digital Producer

Digital/Interactive El Segundo, California


Description

ABOUT THE AGENCY:

David&Goliath is an agency that adheres to one simple philosophy: Brave.  It’s not a word that we throw out blindly. It’s a belief system that informs the way we work every day.  We have a tradition that encourages entrepreneurial thinking, innovative solutions, and the conviction to executive both.  We seek individuals who thrive in fast-paced, problem-solving environments.  David&Goliath is a collaborative and team-oriented culture that believes in taking on challenges that others might walk away from. Because, the truth is, nobody ever became great without first being brave.

ABOUT THE ROLE: 

The Associate Digital Producer is responsible for producing small-scale digital projects including but not limited to: standard and rich media display units, email campaigns, landing pages and low complexity social media executions.

The role will oversee the entire project from start to finish. The main job of the producer is to make sure that the account team, development team, and creative team work hand in hand to deliver the approved design comps and wireframes on time and on budget.  Knowledge of current and emerging digital and social platforms and technologies is a plus. 

The Associate Digital Producer will report to The Director of Digital Production. On the project level the Associate Digital Producer will report to more senior Digital Producers for mentorship and guidance. The role includes managing resources, developing project schedules, owning partner and vendor relationships, creating the production estimate and seeing the project through to completion on time and within budget.

Growth and training is paramount in the Digital Production team and as such, the Associate Digital Producer will be partnered with a senior member of the team to learn and be exposed to more complex digital projects, such as mobile applications, content production, websites and complex social media executions.

Responsibilities:

The Associate Digital Producer is responsible for success of all of their projects. They should work closely with their team towards the completion of that goal. To achieve this, the Associate Digital Producer will create and manage a project plan, estimate and status document. It is the responsibility of the Associate Digital Producer to keep all project participants on schedule.

The ideal candidate must be decisive, diplomatic, and possess solid problem solving skills. This is the foundation for working harmoniously as a team player within a variety of different departments and teams (including creative, account, media, art buyers, programmers, designers and vendors).  

The Producer is highly organized and posses an acute level of attention to detail.

The role will coordinate all business issues including contracts, licensing and vendor costs. They will ensure that all art, audio, and video are cleared through art buying and business affairs before being used in a project. The Associate Digital Producer is also responsible for the quality assurance of their projects, both for the content that is being presented as well as the technical nature of their delivery.

The Associate Digital Producer will be responsible for keeping the Director of Digital Production up-to-date on all projects on a weekly basis (at the minimum).

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year experience in one of the following areas; multi-media design, advertising agency creative, or web site development.
  • Must be knowledgeable in concepts and production elements of online advertising units. Areas of expertise include HTML5/Javascript/CSS, file sizes, delivery formats, 3rd Party Ad Servers, etc,
  • Rich Media technologies (such as Eyeblaster, PointRoll etc.) as well as the capabilities and limitations of online media.
  • Must be an effective communicator, both verbally and of the written word, and display solid leadership skills necessary to work with a large variety of diversified teams.
  • Consistently deliver projects on time and under budget.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize project deliverables while troubleshooting, at times, new technologies and formats.