Production Manager

Lunar Animation
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Production Manager to join our studio based in Sheffield. The Managers primary role will involve budgeting, scheduling, briefing and managing teams and overseeing production, for projects onsite. 

Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes for a Lunar Production Manager. We’re looking for someone with a 'roll-your-sleeves up' attitude, which we feel is important when it comes to managing the iterative development of a production across multiple departments, under tight deadlines. problem-solving skills, task delegation and a keen eye for logistics are the key skills for this role, requiring detailed engagement with the creative or technical challenges that arise on a wide variety of projects.

Candidates must be willing and able to work onsite in Sheffield.

Responsibilities:

  • The role requires an experienced candidate with a proven track record of delivering high quality products, who has the skills required to manage projects – staying within budget and on schedule. We’re also looking for a great communicator who will organise and motivate their team and work alongside directors and creative leads to ensure their vision is realised.

  • The role will involve liaising with and advising clients to determine requirements and manage their expectations, producing cost breakdowns and scheduling, and generally overseeing projects from start to finish.

  • You will often be the first point of contact with clients so will need to be completely at ease meeting and discussing projects with senior personnel, and be able to instil calm and confidence in clients.

  • You must have a real interest in pushing the aesthetic of what we do and an appreciation of what that means for the artists and technology within the  studio.


Skills & Requirements

You must have:

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience within a CG related environment.

  • The ability to work to tight deadlines across concurrent projects is essential.

  • The ability to interact with Directors, CG supervisors, Lead and Technical Artists, to determine creative and technical requirements of projects is integral to this role.

  • The ability to problem solve and flag up potential problems is necessary.

  • A solid work ethic and positive attitude in the face of challenging situations is vital.

  • Attention to detail is essential.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please apply through our online application form by clicking the link below.

We would like to receive a CV, link to your portfolio and cover-letter outlining how you meet the required skills, to be considered for the role. If we decide to move forward with your application, a Lunar Animation representative will contact you to discuss the next stage in the process.

About the Company

Lunar Animation was founded in 2014, by a team of highly experienced Artists, Animators and Generalists. It is now an award winning international studio, working with partners around the globe. Some of their work has accrued more than 250 million views on Youtube to date and been featured in the Autodesk and Chaos Group reels.

Our work is heavily focussed around the video game sector, making cinematics and commercials. We also create short form online entertainment, TV promos and are involved in developing our own groundbreaking attraction content for theme parks around the world. Our strive to produce the best possible quality along with our attention to detail, results in content that always exceeds our clients expectations.


What we offer

We’re situated in an old steel mill in the heart of Kelham Island; a super cool and vibrant upcoming part of Sheffield, so much so we made a video to showcase what it’s like to be based here.


We’re a 10 minute walk into the centre of town, 30 seconds from the tram route which links to the train station, giving easy access to Leeds, Manchester and the Midlands.



We have a beautiful office environment that you’ll get to make your home. We supply a host of free hot and cold drinks to keep you refreshed when working, along with a weekly supply of fresh fruit. We have a relaxing and calm environment that will allow you to do your best work.


We love being based in Sheffield. As a City it has everything you could wish for, from theatres, galleries, restaurants, live music, shopping facilities and plenty of open green spaces. With the Peak District National Park a few minutes away there’s little Sheffield doesn't have to offer.