Senior Producer

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Leo Burnett is a communications agency powered by its HumanKind operating system, with the belief that creativity, data and technology work together to transform human behavior and drive prosperity for clients. Part of Publicis Communications, Leo Burnett Worldwide is one of the world's largest agency networks with 85 offices and more than 8,000 employees. 

Job Description

The Senior Producer is responsible for approaching all projects with a creative mindset with a focus on adding value to the work. In addition to fundamental producer skills, Production at Leo Burnett requires solid critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as a passion for guiding creative ideas from brief through project launch. The ideal candidate for this position will have ambitions of work that pushes creative and technological limits and experience in delivering a variety of integrated projects completed on time, within budget and to Leo Burnett's ‘Best in the World Bar None’ creative standards.

A Senior Producer is responsible for excellence in all day-to-day aspects of production including scoping and ballparking creative concepts, building detailed project schedules, managing project scope, researching and securing production resources, quality controlling all deliverables, maintaining project documentation and communication with holistic project teams.  

This role will also contribute to the elevation of the creative product through actively participating with teams upstream in the creative process, inspiring, educating and supporting the creative effort throughout


  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

  • 5+ years in production at an agency, production company or similar environment

  • History of strong conceptual thinking in an agency or related production environment

  • Ability to assess production needs (by having a working knowledge of production fundamentals, discipline expertise and craft expectations)

  • Effective negotiation and positive-minded problem-solving skills required

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment

  • Ability to interact with internal co-workers and external clients and vendors at a variety of levels and across functions

  • A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical-thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees

  • Exceptional initiative and follow-through skills

  • After-hours work and overnight traveling to shoots and post sessions required

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