Spark is seeking a Line Producer to join our Studios team. You have exceptional organizational skills and find joy in keeping things moving forward. You thrive in an environment where you can work with many different personalities and have an opportunity to bring people together to create great work. You are adept at managing budgets and process, from planning to post-production, and bring a balance of creativity and business-mindedness to each situation. If this sounds like you, read on.

The Role

Concept

-Collaborate with creative, social and brand teams to gain understanding of the brief and concept direction
-Support creative team ideation and concept development by pulling reference footage or existing archive footage
-Engage in discussions with client lead teams to gain understanding of brand priorities and how they should influence production execution

Pre-Production Management
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-Review final scripts and storyboards with creative, social and brand teams to begin production planning process
-Work with brand and operations team to develop production budgets, developing options for clients as needed
-Identify crew & equipment needs, making recommendations based on best fit for production style and executional needs
-Source & secure crew, locations and equipment while working within budget parameters
-Complete production documentation throughout the process and provide relevant teams with master production binder
-Coordinate communications between studio, creative and crew to ensure budget, timing and needs are in alignment with expectations
-Oversee budget expenses and soft cost budget management throughout the process


Production Management

-Management of production schedule, sets and locations to ensure on-time and accurate execution
-Proactively manage set-up of upcoming scenes to ensure production continues in a smooth manner
-Engage in continued communication with brand, creative, crew and client teams during production to keep pulse checks during the shoots
-Track expenses and receipts during the entire production to support post-production reconciliation
-Actively problem solve in a collaborative manner as issues/opportunities arise

Post-Production Management

-Assist in footage review with post-production and creative teams
-Manage schedule of edit, with a keen eye on production schedule and budget
-Manage revision rounds with a focus on high quality product
-Ensure proper archiving and labeling of materials
-Ensure end-product trafficking is on time and accurate

Be Accountable to the Business

-Maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with creative, brand, social, studio and operations teams
-Work with brand and operations to complete full budget reconciliation and present to partners at close of projects
-Track and file all receipts, permits and paperwork for each production
-Provide ongoing billing support for production projects as needed
-Lead the production post-mortem process with integrated teams
-Provide proactive recommendations for production and process optimization opportunities

Crew & Freelance Network Management

-Develop and maintain list of freelance crew for production & post-production needs
-Organize freelancer and crew database to ensure a variety of styles and skills to support variety of ongoing agency needs
-Develop and maintain strong relationships with freelancers for long-term agency benefit

Experience / Skills


-5-7 years of production management experience
-Experience with edit programs such as Premiere, Lumetri Color, Photoshop and Light Room a plus
-Extremely organized with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time
-Confident communicator who is able to bring teams together and align on a path forward
-Empathetic listener who seeks to understand needs and priorities of teams around them
-Skillful delegator who is able to be proactive in anticipating needs and galvanizing resources effectively and efficiently

About SPARK


SPARK is a national brand engagement agency with offices in Florida and California, and a team of results-minded creative, production, and marketing industry leaders. Founded in 2001, SPARK has established and grown their suite of services and capabilities to include Brand Design, Content Studios, Media Distribution, Social Media, and Creative Campaigns. As VISIT FLORIDA’s creative services and strategy agency of record, SPARK works with the state’s official tourism marketing corporation to showcase Florida and the unique offerings available to new and returning visitors. Find SPARK on Instagram at sparkbrand, Facebook at SPARKtampa, or visit SPARK.us for more information.