Film/Photo Producer


October 14, 2021

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Droga5, part of Accenture Interactive, is a creative agency with offices in New York, London and Tokyo. From integrated communications and experience innovation to business design, Droga5 exists to build and sustain the most influential brands of the 21st century through creativity. Droga5 was founded in 2006 and has been recognized as Agency of the Year more than 25 times and was named both Ad Age and Adweek’s Agency of the Decade (2010–2019). Visit or @droga5 on all social platforms to get to know us better.
Second Child @ Droga5
Second Child is the creative production studio inside Droga5. We are a collective of makers, focused on producing content at a high level of craft in a flexible and nimble way. Across the integrated disciplines of Film, Editorial, Motion Graphics & Animation, Audio, Photography, Retouching, Graphics, and Technology, we create branded content in many forms, for many different platforms and channels. We proudly claim we don’t have a house style, and we do our best work with clients that share our core values: Humanity, effectiveness, flexibility, and a desire for positive contribution.
Job Summary
We are seeking a multi-talented and motivated Film & Photo Producer to join our growing team. A well-qualified candidate will be a resourceful, energetic, and hyper-organized producer with experience in commercial film projects, Web content, television, feature films, documentary, still photography, or ideally some combination of these. A strong command of bidding productions of all types and sizes is required, as well as experience line producing.
The position offers the stability of a staff role, including benefits and paid vacation, with the opportunity to work as a Producer across a wide range of projects including commercials, branded content, photo shoots, social content, experiential events, and more. The position involves a fair amount of autonomy, therefore excellent problem-solving skills, self-motivation, good judgment, and attention to detail are needed.
Job Responsibilities
  • Manage the day-to-day flow and daily decision making of an often busy production office, including responding to queries with capabilities, talent, and past work to best represent Second Child
  • Ballpark and bid incoming projects across a wide range of budgets and methodologies
  • Manage availabilities and bookings for a group of freelance directors, crew, and production staff
  • Manage a future pipeline of work, including delegation of some projects to freelance Line Producers and/or staff Production Coordinator
  • Supervise the prep and wrap of a wide variety of film and photography projects, ensuring accurate and timely management of crew payroll, vendor invoices and POs, and compliance with Accenture platforms and systems
  • Attend shoots as Line Producer or, sometimes, in a supervisory capacity as needed. (Some travel is required, often on short notice.)
  • Liaise with in-house post-production staff to optimize workflows and fully integrate projects
  • Collaborate with and support the studio’s Director in improving and optimizing production processes, expanding and developing the network of freelance creatives and crew, and growing the quality and quantity of projects and available talent
  • General administrative and organizational work on behalf of the Production Office

Basic Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in film production

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with industry-standard bidding and budget tracking practices (Direct experience with Showbiz is a plus.)
  • Experience in on-set production roles for film, TV, commercials, photography, and/or Web content
  • Strong, nuanced knowledge of how to spec and build a crew for a variety of projects
  • Basic working knowledge of current standards, best practices, and equipment on film and photography sets, whether location or stage.
  • Up-to-date understanding of and experience with developing industry standards around COVID safety protocols and sustainable/”green” production practices
  • Strong connections to the local NYC film production community and crew base
  • Connections to other major production markets (such as LA, Boston, Atlanta, Miami, etc.) is a bonus
  • Ability to think creatively and communicate effectively with directors, photographers, and agency creatives to deliver high-quality storytelling in a variety of production situations
  • Ability to master complex details in a fast-paced, deadline-driven production environment.
  • Clear, effective, consistent, and friendly written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent desktop computer skills, including Google Workspace apps, MS Office suite, Showbiz bidding software, and others as needed.
  • Basic familiarity with a common range of production equipment and current trends and practices in film production and photography

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