Producer, Feature Animation - Expression of Interest

Production Vancouver, BC


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter.

Position Summary

The Producer, Feature Animation will partner with Studio leadership and Key Creative(s) to manage bidding, planning and execution of episodic or feature length animated projects (on time and on budget), and will lead crews in fulfilling the project’s creative vision and maintaining the highest quality of work. They will also work closely with our clients to manage budgets and schedules, in collaboration with Show Leadership and Studio Management.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage bidding, planning, and execution of a designated project
  • Partner with Show Leadership to manage resources to achieve Director’s vision and achieve highest production value
  • Manage production team to balance creative vision with production constraints so teams may create quality projects on time and on budget
  • Communicate regularly with Executive Producer on all creative and production issues
  • Distribute weekly reporting of productivity to Client as approved by Studio Management
  • Share responsibility with the other Producers, Key Creatives, and management for the success of the entire studio portfolio
  • Be held accountable for the development and production of projects that are managed to meet schedule and budget requirements.
  • Coordinate with fellow Producers and Studio Management to ensure that conflicts are resolved in the best interest of the companies’ goals
  • Identify, establish, and maintain relationships with partner studios and top external production vendor
  • Participate in negotiation of contracts with Business and affairs, including those with external production vendors and ensure their work is of outstanding quality, delivered on time and on budget
  • Assist in recruiting outstanding creative talent and help to retain them

What We’re Looking For

  • Experienced in development and management of feature/episodic animation
  • Produced at least two feature animation or episodic animation projects; responsible for team direction and management through all phases of project development
  • Demonstrated expertise in all aspects of episodic or feature production processes including: management, design, planning, budgeting, staffing, technology
  • Confirmed ability to motivate and assist production teams in achieving their goals of predictably meeting uncompromising qualitative standards on schedule
  • Experience with and demonstrable success at developing project leaders
  • Effective collaborator with creative contributors
  • Vision and aptitude to perform at a strategic level
  • Demonstrable flexibility, professionalism, and finesse when handling the multiple and diverse demands of a creative environment
  • Exceptional skills as organizer, communicator, manager, and mentor
  • Experience with Shotgun

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.