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CGI Outsourcing Producer


Position Summary 

The Outsource Producer supervises the outsource production pipeline and workflow, working in conjunction with vendors and internal Producers and Supervisors. 

Must be detail-oriented with experience defining project goals/priorities, scheduling artists/tasks, breaking down and monitoring costs, looking ahead for potential obstacles, communicating specifications and motivating teams.  Will be responsible for client communication. 

Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results 

  • Oversees the daily operations of the show Outsource team to ensure efficient flow of work between multiple facilities 

  • Coordinates the day to day running of the contracts ensuring good communication between companies is maintained and provides external vendors with all information required to keep to the contracted production schedule 

  • Tracks asset review and deliverable schedules in conjunction with the show Production team, bringing together data from multiple sources and providing timely feedback on outsourced asset status to the team 

  • Position requires proven ability to prioritize, multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fun, fast-paced environment. 

  • Manage task assignments and priorities for the artists using Shotgun. 

  • Requires knowledge of CGI project management tools/methodologies. 

  • Publishes client notes within studio project management system. ? 

  • Prioritize workload to ensure team’s expectations are met and managed. 

  • Attending reviews of the materials/content with the client

Plus Skills  

  • Shotgun experience 

  • Familiarity with MassTransit, Aspera 

  • Excel or equivalent experience 

  • Experience working in a CGI/VFX multilocation environment 


Competency Requirements 

  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills 

  • Able to work well under pressure 

  • Able to multi-task, troubleshoot and prioritize 

  • Able to work effectively with a wide variety of personalities 

  • Able to adapt quickly to ever-evolving tech and workflow adaptations 

  • Able to communicate?succinctly?and professionally with staff and clients

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following physical requirements are commonly performed in this job. There are times, on occasion, when the employee may be asked or expected to perform duties with physical requirements that are different from those listed here. It is the employee’s duty to notify the management of any physical limitations or inability to perform a certain task. 

  • Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear 

  • Frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms 

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds 

  • Vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus 

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