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Creative Producer

Calgary, AB


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 Own all aspects of content production from end to end for video and static image assets
including but not limited to:
 coordinating and scheduling all (pre-production, production shoots, and post
 Supervise production of content and activations
 Manage edits and instruct editor on all projects’ needs and ensure the highest
visual output.
 Communicate clearly all the to-dos and deadlines throughout the life of the
 Work to stay within the agreed upon budget.
 Facilitate production-related POs and invoices including reviews and approvals
 Demonstrate budget management, fiscal responsibility, and integrity.
 Work with our internal teams including Art Directors, Copywriters, and Program/Project
managers to execute content production projects including:
 Support and execute creative concepts
 Advise and seek approvals from writers, art director for all content production-
related matters with creative solutions for improving quality.
 Be a resource to the in-house creative team
 Provide timely notification to team for changes to budget.
 Partner with Business Leads, Program Leads and Creative teams to mediate and
get approvals on all aspects of creative production

 Work with external teams including production companies, talent agencies, creative
 Have solid knowledge and experience with a variety of commercial production
vendors and directors including understanding of union talent and music
 Manage external vendor and production company sourcing
 Bid, review and negotiate production estimates
 Review external 3 rd party production credentials and advise on qualifications and

 Manage talent negotiations and contract execution.
 client and partner relationships from inception to launch by conducting regular
calls, monitoring, and escalating project risks, soliciting client/partner feedback,
making modifications to deliverables

Required Skills & Qualification
 Minimum of 4+ years of experience producing photography and video content.
 Located in Calgary Alberta for local shoots. Remotely working in Calgary when not on
 Willingness to travel
 Valid Driver’s License
 Be an expert on production technology. Cameras, lighting, sound, design.
 Be a Problem Solver – Use your years of production experience to proactively think
ahead and anticipate and plan for potential problems including communicating these
issues with appropriate parties.
 Be a Diplomat- deal with conflicting personalities and agendas and be able to pull
together divergent viewpoints.
 Be an Administrator – able to evaluate all the hidden involvements and work necessary
in relation to cost, timing and legal involvements. Excellent and organized production
budget/time management skills. Ability to find cost efficient ways to get projects done.
 Be a Businessperson – able to negotiate contracts and understand all the complicated
business items connected with production.
 Be a People person – great with internal teams and external clients. Excellent
communication, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and positive attitude
 Experience executing and renewing talent usage contracts.
 Experience getting estimates from vendors and negotiating costs.
 Attention to detail is a must.
 Stress-tolerant, quick-thinking, and accurate
 Able to quickly understand new technology concepts
 Drive efficiency and creative excellence at all times.
 Tech savvy, a fast learner, go-getter and problem solver who offers help whenever
 A sense of humor, outgoing, articulate, well-informed, intelligent, confident, and
possessing common sense
 A skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator
 Content production experience including live-action motion & still photography.