EXECUTIVE PRODUCER (US)

Do you possess a passion for storytelling with killer visuals? Do you find yourself searching for an environment in which to channel your creative energy? Do you have an ability to connect with other like-minded and highly driven people? Are you looking to be a part of a team where your passion and creativity can be utilized to its fullest potential? If so, send us your resume stat! Psyop believes in the power of storytelling. For nearly 20 years, Psyop has been a pioneer in crafting emotive and visually stunning stories for the best advertising agencies, brands, game IP and other cool stuff that we are under strict NDA and can’t talk about. Psyop’s mission from day one has been to PERSUADE, CHANGE and INFLUENCE through creating content that wins the hearts and minds of audiences and consumers.

Position Overview

  • This role will be a creative partner for our directors, always able and ready to offer up suggestions and resources to support their vision
  • Role will combine a mix of qualities; encompassing those of a Creative Strategist, Producer, Talent Manager, Evangelist and Sales Professional
  • This role will uphold a positive force within the studio, striving to keep spirits up and morale high while being a supporting and grounding presence with producers, crew and other team members
  • This role will be a trusted resource for clients, always ready to help them figure out a project while being a strategic and entrepreneurial thinker, identifying and going after promising opportunities

Responsibilities

Will include but are not limited to; 

  • Oversee the set up and schedule of project production from beginning to end
  • Field promising inquiries, making sure to act quickly and to establish a good rapport with the client/agency
  • Assist in assessing the opportunity to determine resource allocation or acceptance of a project
  • Establish a pitch strategy and run pitches by clearly defining what needs to be done to succeed creatively and financially, making sure to collaborate effectively with directors
  • Oversee on-going clients and projects by checking in regularly with the team, particularly the producer and director
  • Mentor the producer and help address various issues such as monitoring the margin and constantly finding areas where it can be improved
  • Oversee/approve and overages, making sure they are justified or reasonable
  • Close business by lining up pitch resources early, working with new business producers and scheduling
  • Oversee bidding and the development of a potential production plan
  • Must be adept at managing the crew on budget and delivering on schedule

Experience

  • Minimum 4 years experience working as a Producer or Senior Producer in the field
  • Having a good range of production experience dealing with various creative approaches at varying budget levels is a plus 
  • Must have a strong understanding of the 2D & 3D pipeline and process
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Able to anticipate production challenges and problem solve
  • Detail oriented and highly organized

Qualifications

  • Must be a good writer, editor and communicator as well as an ever evangelizing presence on the scene
  • Knowledge of CETA iCFM and Shotgun software a plus
  • Familiar with AR/VR and new media
  • Must be able to present creative opinions in a clear and concise manner
  • Should also possess a good business perspective
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects and tasks at one time while staying organized
  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and have strong interpersonal skills

Psyop is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace. We offer flexible working practices and welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries. 

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