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Digital Domain

Los Angeles, California - United States
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Producer, Live Events


Purpose of the job:

Digital Domain’s Virtual Reality Platform has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Live Event Producer to work at the cutting edge of the VR Revolution. We are the industry standard in producing virtual reality and we are looking for a Live Event Producer that has the passion to jump in and help us usher the entertainment industry into a new era, bringing immersive, high-definition virtual reality directly to fans.

Do you have experience at the network level and know how to navigate the technical world of live production? We are looking for a self-starter that takes ownership of his or her role, that can carry out the vision of the creative director, is willing to pitch their own ideas, make quick decisions and adjust plans on the fly when necessary. You’ll be responsible for taking the lead on VR productions, planning out the production process ensuring the efficient/timely/cost effective production from creative briefing through final wrap of the job.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned Live Event Producer who not only thrives in a faced paced environment, but is open to frequent travel and has a passion for their job. If you are looking to broaden your experience with immersive technology then this might be the best job you ever had. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • You are a storyteller. Able to develop high quality content (live and tape), create rundowns and pre-production elements (graphics, teases, etc.) with ease.
  • Working closely with the Head of Production and Executive Producers to properly budget the scope of work and schedule our VR projects from shoot through final delivery.
  • Creating appropriate and accurate bids (working with creative teams) with an emphasis on creativity to meet budgetary constraints of clients.
  • Work with internal teams to develop staffing plans for specific live events and recruit freelance positions when necessary.
  • Create the budget and plan, track and monitor all costs related to the production.
  • Presents production budgets and schedules and addresses production related questions for internal and external clients.
  • Accountable for maintaining relationships, client satisfaction and management of expectations while ensuring that the work is on strategy, on time, and on budget and that projects are actualized, well documented, archived and closed.
  • Manages all aspects of pre-production, production and post-production.
  • Supervise edit session, live and or taped productions whilst understanding the balancing act required to have a thriving relationship within your team.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and elevate creative.
  • Supports leadership within department, keeps supervisor appraised of status of work.
  • Facilitates all materials getting to their destinations on time, including final masters for trafficking.
  • Cultivation of strong relationships with all internal departments including creative teams, media teams, and account teams as well as industry partners.
  • Remains current on industry and technological trends.

Qualifications: Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Passion for Virtual Reality
  • You'll need 5+ years’ experience producing live events and/or studio shows.
  • Leadership skills – Manage talent and associate producers during pre-production, production and post-production.
  • Is a self-starter, ambitious, reliable and comfortable working across multiple projects and tasks.
  • Highly organized, attentive to the details and be able to multitask successfully under changing priorities and daily time constraints.
  • Excellent business judgment and demonstrate an ability to think and act both strategically and tactically.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions.
  • Knowledge of the digital video and VR landscape including a solid understanding of digital video distribution technologies.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills while under time and resource constraints.
  • Line producing experience required.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.
  • 30%+ Travel Requirement.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Digital Domain 3.0 management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

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