Senior Producer

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Senior Producer

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The Senior Producer is responsible for the overall success of video projects produced by the agency.

The Senior Producer plays a significant role on the Studio team. The Senior Producer will also be responsible for the successful collaboration of Studio team members with other Wray Ward creative disciplines, client engagement directors and project managers.

The Senior Producer will be responsible for upholding agency standards and best practices for the Studio team in alignment with industry standards, while providing additional in-shoot production leadership across projects. The Senior Producer will provide active support in day-to-day client work, including production and postproduction oversight and management. In summary, the Senior Producer will leverage their expertise and resources to elevate the craft and operations of the Studio team to ensure the best possible productions for our clients and the agency.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities as Senior Producer

  • Work directly with the video production team, the creative department and account teams to champion and direct the video production function within the agency

  • Lead projects through all phases of production, including preproduction, production/shooting and postproduction

  • Oversee the development of scopes of work and budget parameters in conjunction with project managers

  • Follow industry-standard practices for contracts, bidding, talent negotiations, department organization and all phases of production

Additional Responsibilities as a Member of the Studio Team

  • Stay abreast of new motion graphic and video production trends and suggest new ways to implement these trends/technologies

  • Attend and participate actively in relevant team, agency and client meetings

  • Be an active participant in idea generation, brainstorming and creative thinking

  • Maintain the highest knowledge of social media strategies and networks, specifically those pertaining to video

  • Be a positive, motivating member of the team

  • Bring new ideas to the team and champion the use of video in telling client and agency stories

Communication Skills

  • Communicate in a clear, coherent and professional manner

  • Conduct clear and candid communication with Studio team members

  • Listen well and solve problems to achieve the most effective outcome for the client, the Studio team and the agency

  • Develop strong relationships across the agency

  • Represent the Studio team and Wray Ward in a positive manner in all endeavors

Qualifications

  • 7+ years in a video production environment, some agency experience preferred

  • Exceptional skills in all phases of video production — from pre-to postproduction, including experience with bidding

  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects at a time

  • Knowledge of the latest production equipment (cameras, software, digital workflows, lighting and audio)

  • Knowledge of roles and rates, and how to build the right crew for each project

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficient with Google Suite (Docs, Slides and Sheets)

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Premiere Pro and After Effects

  • Focus on delivering great work, no matter how big or small the project

  • Desire to deliver “beyond the ask”

  • Print production experience a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree

Our Purpose

To build a strong, diverse, joyful group of strategic and creative thinkers and doers who intentionally honor each other’s individuality, boldly deliver for our clients, and contribute inspired solutions to help make our community a better place for all to thrive.

Our Vision

Wray Ward is the recognized leader and sought-after agency partner in the home and building category for our extraordinary industry experience and people; highly strategic, boldly creative and better performing work; and superior service and delivery.

Our Mission

Day in and day out, we will passionately create the most innovative, engaging and effective work in the home category — we will live it, we will breathe it and we will own it.

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This job description serves as an overall summary of responsibilities for the position outlined. Please note it is subject to change with specific expectations associated with the position.

Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Wray Ward to sponsor individuals for work visas. Wray Ward participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Wray Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Culture Alignment

At Wray Ward, we firmly believe that internal and client relationships are a key to our success. Certain attitudes define how we work and are important in what we seek for our culture and mission. Key Agency attitudes are: