technical Producer

In ancient Yoruba folk tales, there is a particular wonder around “Ado Ato” - containers of magical spells. Like this container, Ado Ato Pictures harnesses the magic of new technology to create interactive and immersive experiences with the potential to change our world.  Ado Ato Pictures is an award-winning studio promoting social justice through our innovative content - inspired by real-world issues and enhanced by efforts to channel the creativity of marginalized and underrepresented communities.

 

Based in Los Angeles and Amsterdam, we work with a number of talented and inspiring artists from around the world, ranging from animators, developers, writers, actors, and beyond,  to push and learn one another to create revolutionary boundary pushing work that engages audiences through their senses, minds and hearts.

 

Your Mission, Should You Choose To Accept It...

 

Ado Ato Pictures is currently seeking a technical producer to join our innovative team in Amsterdam. You will organize and coordinate projects from the earliest stages of development through completion. You creatively strategize and supervise the entire operation. You represent both the project and the production team with your impeccable communication skills. You not only are responsible for the technical planning and coordination of projects but also serve as the link between project management and the technical development. You take an enthusiastic approach to problem solving. You have strong leadership abilities that positively inspire your team members as well as technical knowledge of the XR industry. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Technical planning and coordination of projects

  • Anticipating problems that may impede a project from completing on time and implement solutions

  • Working closely with the Creative Director in the creative process from concept to completion

  • Working with the Creative Director  to establish and communicate goals, plans, milestone schedules and company objectives.

  • Researching new technology and techniques that can be applied in production and post-production

  • Screening and hiring staff for the production including animators, illustrators, developers, and interns

  • Coordinating the activities of writers, artists, director, managers, actors, production assistants, and other team members throughout the production process

  • Be familiar and able to problem-solve post-production workflows: having an understanding of post-production software including Blender, After Effects, Unity, and Premiere

  • Communicating director’s feedback and instructions with artists

  • Crafting and implementing financing plans: assisting with grant writing and grant reports

  • Respond to licensing and distribution requests

  • Design and edit assets as needed

 

Qualification and skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in media production 

  • Technical knowledge of XR productions

  • An analytical and a conceptual thinker

  • Sharp interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills

  • Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast paced environment

  • Great sense of priority and ability to work under pressure

  • Reliable, professional

  • Ability to work autonomously and with teams, as well as remotely

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative thinking and problem solving

  • Strong interest in projects relating to world cultures, social justice, LGBTQ and women's rights, and immersive media

 

Candidates open to a year-long contract (following an initial evaluation period) are preferred.

Ready to apply?

 

Please email info@adoatopictures.com with the subject line:

[First Name, Last Name] Technical Producer
 
In the body of the email, include:

  • A short introduction to yourself

  • Details of the required / preferred skills you offer

  • Your availability for the dates of the position

 
Please also attach or include links to:

  • Your CV/resume

  • Link to your portfolio