Posted on April 26, 2021

Deputy Head of Production

Closing: May 21st 2021

Strange Beast is looking for a Deputy Head of Production to join their busy team. The role will entail working alongside the Head of Production at our sister company, Passion Animation Studios, to help establish and oversee our exciting projects.

You will be working closely with our producers, helping set up budgets & schedules efficiently, and overseeing and ensuring the smooth running of productions alongside our EP, HoP and Head of CG. Your particular focus will be on 2D animated projects, so a thorough understanding of the 2D pipeline is essential, experience with 3D and Stop Frame production is a bonus. You are expected to bring great relationships with talented 2D and C4D crew, and have 3+ year’s experience working as a commercial animation producer. You will work across multiple projects at any one time, making your day-to-day diverse and exciting, keeping an eye on the macro view of the studio alongside our HoP and EP.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Creating budgets and schedules alongside producer during pitch phase
  • Helping producers pinpoint potential roadblocks and bottlenecks across productions
  • Helping producers problem solve
  • Helping to find crew and keeping a macro view on wider crew scheduling across productions
  • Overseeing producers ensuring projects stay on budget and schedule
  • Helping liaise with client where necessary

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, creative and calm. Our existing production team and directors are extremely warm and friendly, and we pride ourselves on cultivating a nurturing studio atmosphere.

Salary £45 – 60k depending on experience.

Applicants to apply to [email protected]