Creative Producer (12 month contract)

Job Locations UK-London
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/6/2021 12:20 PM)
ID
2021-4883
# of Openings
1
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
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Overview

Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

 

WildBrain Spark is a digital media leader that creates, manages, and distributes kids’ entertainment content on platforms such as YouTube, Amazon Video Direct and ROKU. WildBrain Spark’s branded YouTube network is one of the largest of its kind, featuring over 500 brands and 300K videos across 800 kids’ channels.

 

Our team also produces original content at our studio including animation, stop motion and live-action, both for our channels and those of popular kids’ content and toy brands. If you have an idea, WildBrain Spark will help you develop and grow it into a reality! Our content reaches 1 in 3 kids globally with over 4 billion monthly views, engaging families everywhere! This huge reach could not happen without our legendary team – and we are looking to add to it!

 

To work at WildBrain Spark means you get to help create and share stories that lets your imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

The Role

 

WildBrain Spark is looking for a Creative Producer to work on a brand-new 3D animation series, based on a major kids pre-school brand, for distribution on YouTube. Reporting into the Executive Producer and working alongside a Head Writer and Music Producer to deliver on the creative brief; an exciting opportunity to work with motion capture on a hybrid narrative/music series.

 

This is initially a full time, 12 month, Fixed Term Contract for what will be a 12+ month project.

Responsibilities

  • Day to day running the creative of the series from concepting to final product and instrumental in defining the show creative alongside the creative team.
  • Work with the Distribution and Marketing teams to plan and deliver the series to best facilitate launch of episodes for success.
  • Lead creative feedback across the episode concepts, scripts, character design and animation pipeline.
  • Confidently discuss detailed story, character, animation styles, music and post sound feedback.
  • Work with the Line Producer to deliver the project on budget, on brief and on time.
  • Be confident handling the approved budget and schedule and understand how creative decisions impact both.
  • Find suppliers, freelancers and crew that deliver against the brief of the production as required.

Qualifications

What You Will Bring:

  • A can-do attitude, creativity, and enthusiasm for the project; embracing and diving into this pre-school brand with excitement for the opportunities the project presents.
  • Experience producing narrative content for children preferably in the pre-school space. Short form content experience specifically preferred.
  • Great understanding of animation workflows across 3D pipeline from script to screen. Motion capture workflow experience is a bonus.
  • Experience working on a music-based project would be ideal.
  • Experience of content creation for digital platforms and a strong understanding of social media and channel specific content.
  • Can prove themselves to have a high standard of creative ability and understanding of character and story needs.
  • A proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and patience, understanding the ever-changing animation production environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoys interacting and building relationships with both external and internal stakeholders.
  • Candour and professionalism in challenging situations.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to achieve results through influence and problem solving.

 

What We Offer:

Working at WildBrain Spark is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people! We will recognize your talents, encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment, that promotes creativity and individuality. Some of the perks we have are private insurance, income protection, gym subsidies, bonus time off, employee share programmes and flexible working.

 

WildBrain Spark is committed to providing a supportive work environment and corporate culture free from barriers to promote inclusion, equality and diversity. WildBrain Spark accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

 

 

About WildBrain – a parent company of WildBrain Spark:

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.

 

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!

 

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