PRODUCTION MANAGER | Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (Netflix)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Mikros Animation is a global CGI animation studio located in Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, Bangalore and London, dedicated to feature films and episodic content. Since its inception, Mikros Animation has always put creativity and CG artistry at the heart of its animation and production activities, allowing our artists to work across a great variety of stories with a high level of stylized craft. So far, Mikros Animation has contributed to ten released feature animations and to numerous high-quality animated series, for the world’s best-known animation studios, either as creative studio, line producer or executive producer. Mikros Animation has also produced more than 250 hours of programming, broadcast by notable channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TF1, France TV, Gulli, M6, Gloob, and Super RTL. Our animated episodic content airs and streams globally, in over 180 countries.   

At Mikros Animation, we believe great animation is about making real connections with real people. By partnering with filmmakers to unite their creative visions, with our industry-leading craftsmanship and artistry, we create characters that connect with audiences on an authentic and emotional level to bring powerful stories to life.

Job Description

Mikros Animation is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Netflix on Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, the upcoming “Animated Event Series” based on Roald Dahl's book, written, directed and produced by Taika Waititi!

Mikros Animation is looking for a Production Manager to join its multi-skilled team in this new adventure!! 🍫 🍭

The Production Manager is responsible for the daily management of the production activities of the project on the departments under his responsibility. As such, he guarantees compliance with schedules and the quality of deliverables in order to achieve the objectives defined by production.

Under the responsibility of the Line Producer, and in collaboration with the Director, the Producers, and the Supervisors of the departments concerned, his missions are:

  • Supervise a team of coordinators and production assistants
  • Ensure that the work performed meets the expected quality standards and is completed on time for the production of the film
  • Be responsible for the budget allocated to the department
  • Determine and anticipate the artistic and technical volume necessary for the production of the film in collaboration with the supervisor of the department
  • Monitor and participate in the improvement of the production workflow
  • Be responsible for the communication of key information at the end of the department
  • Monitor and ensure the quality and relevance of recruitment with the recruitment team
  • Report weekly to the Production Manager on the progress of production
  • Ensure that the artists have all the necessary information and alert the production management in the event of work overload, internal or inventory problems
  • Anticipate problems and potential production delays
  • Communicate and interact with the production team of other departments, ensure that plans/assets are delivered to them in accordance with schedules and according to inventories


Required skills...

  • More than 3 years of experience as a production manager on Feature Film projects or 3D Animation Series
  • In-depth knowledge of the workflow of an animated film or series and of a production chain
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
  • Good knowledge of Shotgun or similar software required
  • French/English bilingualism imperative
  • Have excellent communication (written and oral), be energetic, sociable and involved
  • Be rigorous, very organized, and meticulous Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines

...and appreciated assets:

  • Be comfortable in a stimulating and demanding environment where the emphasis is on work and team synergy
  • Experience in production team management
  • Be comfortable with the Linux environment

Additional Information

Salary & Contract

  • Remuneration according to profile
  • Refund of 75% Navigo on presentation of proof
  • Restaurant tickets: 9.35€ / day
  • Type of contract: long CDDU

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