Squint/Opera is a design studio that brings together media production, digital technology and design to articulate, promote and execute the big ideas. We have studios in London and New York, and an international portfolio of clients including BIG, UNStudio, the Empire State Building, Heatherwick Studio, and the V&A. We value pioneering attitudes, collaborative work and dedicated, generous individuals. The role provides a great opportunity to work across the plethora of different media SquintOpera produces. You will be involved in multiple projects at one time and oversee all production processes through the entire timeline of the assigned projects. Collaborating with the creative and supporting producers to ensure production quality and efficiency is maintained across all group divisions including 3D, 2D, Animation, Post-Production and Digital.
Assisting producers planning work and budget for project days
Planning production tasks to deliver as per creative vision on time and budget, using FTrack or other tools
Preparing technical briefing and delivery documents and making sure output is as per spec, reviewing assets and client information
Responsible for production teams efficient and high-quality output as per schedule for each delivery stage
Collaborate with other production team members for specialist tasks
Take ownership of production processes on assigned projects
Devise and agree cost-effective and efficient solutions to technical problems in production
Advise on shoots for CGI integration, attending as VFX supervisor when required
Predict and proactively troubleshoot production bottlenecks or issues
Enable creative concepts to become a reality by ensuring that the correct technology is available and working
Working on shots/tasks as required
Demonstrates intellectual rigour, possesses relevant abilities and able to pick up new skills quickly
Flexible can-do attitude. Adapts well to changing priorities
Ability to have a positive impact on others and communicate openly and directly to individuals or groups at all levels
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build collaborative relationships with collaborators
Takes decisions which have a substantial impact on the achievement of production and quality objectives
In-depth knowledge of technical and creative aspects of the work and ability to reconcile these
Ability to understand conflicting viewpoints and resolve issues
Approachable, flexible, adapts well to changing priorities.
Ability to manage time effectively
Perseverance when faced with difficulties
Confident and decisive
Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
Strong attention to detail, high quality standards
Enthusiastic about learning and sharing with team-mates
Keeping up with emerging technologies beneficial to production and proposing plans for implementation.
Demonstrable experience (8+ years) within a post-production or creative content agency environment
Expert knowledge of 3D and 2D software packages and pipeline
A strong understanding of the technical processes across production disciplines
Experience managing teams of internal and external artists across a range of specialisms
Understanding of the architecture and/or cultural market in the UK and internationally
Delivering projects with meeting the creative vision, within expected margin and meeting the SquintOpera standards
Collaborative relationship across creative teams and external collaborators
Accurate and clear reporting on projects to Production Delivery Director
Overview of all assigned projects at any given time
09.30 - 18.00 Monday - Friday with 1 hour for lunch
£45,000 - £65,000
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We want to create a positive impact on a global scale. And to do that we know that the people at Squint Opera have to reflect all global lives and identities.
We work flexible hours, we support remote working, and if that doesn’t quite work, we will definitely listen to what will. We’re striving to create a place where all feel valued and welcome — and would love to hear how we could do that for you.
No matter what your background, identity, or even if your experience doesn’t exactly match but you think you could still be successful in this role — we’d love to hear from you!
Please apply with a CV and cover letter including why you want to work at Squint to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the subject line please include your full name and the role you are applying for and salary expectations.
We are open to sponsorship for international candidates.
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