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Production Manager – CGI and VFX – Sheffield

Location: Sheffield,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Lunar Animation

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Production Manager to join our client’s studio based in Sheffield. The Managers primary role will involve budgeting, scheduling, briefing and managing teams and overseeing production, for projects onsite.

Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes for a Production Manager. They’re looking for someone with a ‘roll-your-sleeves up’ attitude, which they feel is important when it comes to managing the iterative development of a production across multiple departments, under tight deadlines. Problem-solving skills, task delegation and a keen eye for logistics are the key skills for this role, requiring detailed engagement with the creative or technical challenges that arise on a wide variety of projects.

Candidates must be willing and able to work onsite in Sheffield.


  • The role requires an experienced candidate with a proven track record of delivering high quality products, who has the skills required to manage projects – staying within budget and on schedule. They’re looking for a great communicator who will organise and motivate their team and work alongside directors and creative leads to ensure their vision is realised.
  • The role will involve liaising with and advising clients to determine requirements and manage their expectations, producing cost breakdowns and scheduling, and generally overseeing projects from start to finish.
  • You will often be the first point of contact with clients so will need to be completely at ease meeting and discussing projects with senior personnel and be able to instil calm and confidence in clients.
  • You must have a real interest in pushing the aesthetic of what they do and an appreciation of what that means for the artists and technology within the studio.

Skills and Requirements:

You must have:

  • The ideal candidate will have proven professional experience within a CG related environment.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines across concurrent projects is essential.
  • The ability to interact with Directors, CG supervisors, Lead and Technical Artists, to determine creative and technical requirements of projects is integral to this role.
  • The ability to problem solve and flag up potential problems is necessary.
  • A solid work ethic and positive attitude in the face of challenging situations is vital.
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Tagged as: Product Manager

Tags: Product Manager Categories: Development Management , Production


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