Creative Producer

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-WA-Seattle
ID
2022-2420
Category
Creative Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Porter Novelli (PN) is looking for a Creative Project Manager to join its growing team. This role, known at PN as Creative Producer, will be the common thread on creative projects, working closely with account managers, planners, researchers, analysts, designers, copywriters, social media strategists and others.

 

Producers define and monitor scopes, budgets, workplans, milestones and timelines, as well as manage end-to-end production of deliverables. The ideal candidate must have strong organizational and time management skills, excellent communications and tenacious problem-solving abilities.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Manage and oversee multiple projects simultaneously, working directly with account and creative teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Develop and support project workplans, schedules, budgets and key communications to ensure the creative team and other key team members are fully briefed.
  • Determine all facets of the project to inform the creation of clear and detailed project briefs for the Creative team—answering all internal and external questions pertinent to the project.
  • Monitor and track the project; produce and distribute status tracking reports, provide proactive recommendations to ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget. Ensure agreed next steps are understood and completed.
  • Lead production of deliverables for print, digital, video and paid media assets (banners, social assets, etc.)
  • Manage communication and approvals between creative and account teams—ensure project handoffs are thorough and clear.
  • Manage and mitigate day-to-day problems, understand when (and why) to escalate issues, and ensure strong and effective communications in difficult and time-sensitive situations.
  • Build strong working relationships with internal and client team members, establishing a role as a trusted resource and advisor.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other producers to develop consistent management practices and ensure effective support for creative teams.
  • Thoroughly QA all creative work product to ensure error-free deliverables.

The Experience That Will Contribute To Your Success

  • A minimum of 6 years of project management and production experience, preferably in a fast-paced agency environment, managing multiple creative projects simultaneously.
  • Outstanding attention to detail with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, quick, assertive, measured, calm and collaborative.
  • Thorough understanding of creative process, brand standards, and print and digital deliverables.
  • Extensive experience in development of workplans, budgets and production schedules for print, digital, web and video.
  • Deep knowledge of production for print, digital, web and video.
  • Experiential activation and influencer experience a plus.
  • Understanding of archival and asset management, and thorough knowledge of required file type by asset (print, video, digital, etc.).
  • Knowledge of abilities and limitations of Adobe Creative Cloud applications (specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and Premiere).
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with oversight and management of third-party relationships, including print, media, photography and video vendors.

 

Location

Remote. West Coast time zone preferred—proximity to metro Seattle or Los Angeles a plus. Some office hours may be necessary for client and team meetings when COVID-19 restrictions permit.

 

Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our Social Purpose values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us

 

Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business. 

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