Production Manager

AnimationContractorVancouver Island, BC

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Hey there! We’re Relish, a group of interactive innovators committed to improving how people live, learn, work, and play. We immerse our clients’ customers into digital worlds that thrill, delight, and disrupt. We’re a tight, nimble team that does mighty things. Check out some our recent projects here: https://reli.sh/animation/


We’re looking for a Production Manager to support us on several ongoing projects.


Who are you?


You’ve got something special you want to bring to the team, and you’re ready to join a squad that will nurture it and help you bring it to life. You’re a thinker, a doer, a dreamer, and a maker:


  • You’ve got 4+ years experience working in animation production, 1+ year experience in a similar role
  • You have proven experience managing large teams of people
  • You’re highly organized and resourceful with effective time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • You’re exceptional at scheduling and familiar with production tracking software
  • You have thorough knowledge of animation pipelines (2D and 3D)
  • You’re a strong leader with the ability to inspire, mentor and motivate your team and remain calm and focused under pressure
  • You’re an effective and clear communicator that’s unafraid to ask hard questions, identify solutions, and troubleshoot
  • You’re “proficient” (meaning: really great at using) Google Apps, including Docs, Sheets, Drive and Meet

Wait, what? That’s me! Tell me more. What would my day look like?


The Production Manager is responsible for the organizational setup of an animated series. You’ll work closely with your production team, and communicate with all show supervisors, to make sure every department has what they need to operate smoothly and deliver on time/on budget.


  • You’ll manage the day to day communication and workflow of the production
  • You’ll attend daily scrums, internal reviews, client calls and any relevant show meetings each week
  • You’ll lead and mentor a team of production coordinators and assistants
  • You’ll insure project tracking and asset management is maintained by production team
  • You’ll create, track and maintain department specific deadlines based on the agreed master production schedule
  • You’ll work with the client assumptions to keep the show in scope and flag any concerns (creative or resource wise) that may impact budget
  • You’ll preemptively identify issues/work with the team to brainstorm and suggest solutions
  • You’ll check in regularly with supervisors to make sure they have what they need to keep their departments running smoothly
  • You’ll develop and maintain communication with the client at the production level
  • You’ll help to insure the client is happy with the production and that the production is up to Relish standards
  • You’ll communicate the project status directly with the Supervising Producer to make sure production schedule and resources are aligning with budget
  • You’ll generate a weekly show report tracking individual departments and the production as a whole


Yeah, I want in! How do we get started?


We thought you would. We need to see some evidence of your animation experience, how you’ve made an impact on other teams, and understand where you’re located (or if you’re willing to relocate to be a part of our team). Apply today or send an email out to join.us@reli.sh if you’ve got questions.


Limited time offer! Don’t miss your shot!