Production Manager

Content Digital Production GuimarĂ£es, Portugal


The Role:

We are a creative family that works closely together to make sure our customers know every last detail about our products before purchasing. We have teams who make sure customers have an engaging, seamless and luxurious experience. We are focused on continuous improvements and like to encourage everyone to make the most of their talents and contribute ideas.

What You’ll do:

  • 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 studios targets, finding reasons for the variances and correcting them;
  • Control a defined studios budget with responsibility for associated cost manage report to Production Manager on a monthly basis;
  • Assure that all studios 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;
  • 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 studios 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;
  • Follow 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 OKRs;
  • Inspire and positively influence teams and peers by acting as a role-model for positive and professional demeanor.

Who you are:

  • Have proven leadership and team management experience;
  • Able to confidently manage and organize a team;
  • Able to make sound decisions in an autonomous way;
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills (Portuguese and English) and team motivation skills;
  • Have knowledge and experience in photography;
  • Passionate about photography and the fashion industry;
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Familiar with IT systems (MS Office);
  • Have knowledge and experience in production processes (Kaizen, 5 S’s, standard work)