SENIOR producer JOB DESCRIPTION
This position supports Mattel's initiative to produce high quality short form live action content, contributing to the company's content asset library and supporting increased global toy sales as well as an uptick in content revenue. This further supports Mattel's Digital First & Content First long term plans for the future, increasing it's competitiveness in the Toy & Entertainment industry. As short form content needs keep growing exponentially, Mattel must optimize effectiveness (Brands relations) and efficiencies (internal productions).
Position objective: Manage creation of all live action short form content, hiring 3rd party vendors, overseeing internal live action productions, including creations of budgets and schedules.
Manage all productions and deliverable timelines
Responsible for supervising, evaluating, and monitoring the work quality and performance of all assigned productions in terms of cost efficiency, compliance and productivity
Plan and allocate resources on a project by project basis
Work closely with producers to ensure their projects are done on time and within budget
Manage producers and guide them to manage their production crews and take accountability for their individual projects
Overseeing, organizing, implementing and improving quality and efficiency of current production processes
Collaborate with Production Finance to manage accounting of all projects, including setting and tracking budgets. Review budgets with Finance to ensure cost efficiency. Devising a plan for new production software.
Liaise with cross functional teams and outside vendors on all aspects of production
Where possible, attend all production meetings to ensure efficiency in the content process from conception through completion
If needed, negotiate with and manage 3rd party vendors
Experience, Education & Skills
Extensive knowledge/experience of media production required.
BA preferred but not required.
5+ years' experience production experience required.
Must be extremely organized, a fast learner, professional, efficient, detailed oriented, self-sufficient, a team player, passionate about entertainment, and able to thrive and multi-task in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Power Point required.
Must be confident and outgoing.
Ability to deal with and resolve conflict with capacity for suggesting well-reasoned solutions is essential.
Should enjoy working in a creative, dynamic and fast paced environment