Production Director

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Food / Pharmaceutical

  • Salary : 120,000$ - 140,000$

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time

  • City : Toronto

Company description

Reporting to the President and liaising with Heads of Departments, Sales Directors, Proposals Designers and Project Managers, the Production Manager plays a pivotal role as the head of the production department (graphics, programming, quality control).

Job description

The Production Manager will be responsible for overseeing the production department to ensure it is functioning effectively and efficiently. The incumbent collaborates with the President and the Director of Projects and Client Services to establish strategies and priorities, and will be responsible to schedule the work and deliver on-time quality products.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Facilitates high-level discussions pertaining to technology, creation and learning projects to address client and business goals

Manages each of the three phases in the production process: pre-production, production and delivery of the final content or event

Supervises and coordinates a team of graphic artists, digital developers, integrators, quality assurance and other resources

Fosters a creative team environment that remains client focused and while respecting SOPs

Provides value to client projects, by monitoring cost and quality assurance, coaching high performance teams to delivery of a top quality product

Creates and publishes formal methodologies for approaching learning assignments • Provides methodological support, coaching, and training to staff

Collaborates and maintains competitor/industry/sector benchmarking to identify new trends and opportunities

Acts as a subject matter expert to develop winning client-focused solutions and proposal designs that can be transformed into projects

Assists in carrying out various duties as requested by management


Bachelor degree or equivalent in relevant area including: Interactive Arts and Technology, Digital * Technologies Management, Business Administration and Information Systems, etc.

Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Producer or Project Manager, for new media and/or live events

Minimum of 2 years of management experience with direct reports

Solid understanding of project management methodology, including the ability to identify and resolve issues, mitigate risk and allocate resources effectively

Sound business judgment and a proven ability to influence others

Experience in production of digital or mobile learning solutions: web interface design, video editing, animation, HTML5 programming for mobile delivery

Technical competencies: solid understanding of the technical production pipeline including programming and QA methods and tools.

Familiar with graphic production tools and techniques including Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) and Clickable PDFs

Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-pace environment

Bilingual (English fluency required in both written and oral and French)

Computer skills: MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, MS-Project or equivalent

Work conditions

Permanent position

Salary depending on experience

Insurance + pension plan

Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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