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Producer – Realtime Animation Team – Manchester

Location: Manchester,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25383 Posted: 4 months ago

Cubic Motion

Our client creates and deploys advanced computer vision to transform the production and consumption of digital media. They’re a company of around 70 internationally-acclaimed computer vision researchers, engineers and a vastly experienced production team.

 

Their innovations include world-leading technologies for precise tracking in marker less video, stereo, and depth data. These methods, already well-known for powering the industry’s leading facial animation services, now bring real-time capabilities to creatives and consumers alike.

 

Working as part of a wider Production team you will have responsibility for project output with respect to quality, delivery schedules, and client satisfaction. The role will require day-to-day management of animation teams and processes, maintain clear communication with a team of Producers and Lead Animators, build on strong client relationships with frequent and detailed communication of progress and potential issues.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure production schedules, tasks, and project progress are tracked accurately.
  • Work with the team to estimate scope of project work.
  • Constant pursuit of objectives and deliverables.
  • Manage the flow of assets and information between internal teams and clients.
  • Identify and resolve production issues.
  • Ensure meetings are properly documented and actioned.
  • Document software bugs and problems clearly for the R&D team.
  • Assign and track tasks using in-house project tracking tools.
  • Assist production teams in identifying and resolving issues preventing progress.
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the marketplace especially with regard to similar and/or competitive product
  • Follow the studios project development standards and guidelines

Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline.
  • Proven industry experience in a production role on at least 2 projects (games, TV, VFX), it is crucial that you demonstrate detailed involvement with character animation teams and processes.
  • Able to organise and track large amounts of information.
  • Effective and self-motivated communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Autodesk Maya and the character animation process.
  • Have a genuine enthusiasm for making and playing all types of video games.
  • Have strong time management skills with the ability to focus and prioritise in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Be a collaborative and dynamic team-player.
  • Eagerness to learn new software tools and technologies.
  • Flexibility and strong initiative, together with excellent organisational and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously, manage and prioritise own workload.
  • Ability to communicate and comprehend technical information in both written and oral forms.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Perforce, Shotgun, and project/bug tracking applications is desirable.

Desired:

  • Excel scripting, hands-on character animation / motion capture editing skills and experience are desirable but not essential.

Tagged as: Producer

Tags: Producer Categories: Development Management , Production

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