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FREELANCE SENIOR EXPERIENTIAL PRODUCER

LOS ANGELES


JOB DESCRIPTION

Giant Spoon is looking for Senior Experiential Producers to lead and manage large-scale complex projects, teams and clients.  We are looking for individuals that have a knack for seeing the big picture, yet the ability to execute down to the smallest of details.  

The idea candidate is decisive, assertive, strategic and politically aware in their decision making. This person must be organized, solution-oriented, and able to stay calm under pressure.  Someone who is efficient and always striving to streamline the process and best utilize every member of the team. Traits and expertise such as strong leadership, project management, communication skills, and attention to detail are critical to the success of this position.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and execute large-scale, highly complex experiential events across the country
  • Strategically structure and manage project teams of all sizes including 2D and 3D designers, technical designers, and layered production teams
  • Collaborate closely with the client and Strategy team throughout the process.  Managing client expectations and helping to clearly educate and present production elements as needed.
  • Lead with clear and consistent communication internally as well as with vendors and clients
  • Build and manage budgets of all sizes, ensuring projects come in on budget and on spec
  • Play a large role in the conceptual, creative and strategic development of projects
  • Source and manage vendors ranging from custom fabrication shops, audio/visual vendors, technical solutions, venues, staffing agencies, etc.
  • Manage all permitting and production logistics
  • Work with Director of Production to grow departmental vendor and freelance talent pools

 

DESIRED SKILLS

  • 8 or more years of experience in events/live production; agency experience preferred
  • In-office and onsite event management experience
  • A wealth of knowledge in budgeting and in finding custom solutions to creative, complex experiential event experiences
  • Pro-actively anticipating problems and creating solutions
  • Significant experience working with technical vendors, fabricators, specialists and artists throughout the country
  • Adept at ensuring a project stays on strategy and hits the client’s KPIs
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management, clients, and colleagues with ease and confidence
  • Inherent desire to learn more about production
  • Passionate, positive, and solution-oriented
  • Strong organization, interpersonal and project management skills
  • Open to travel, extended hours and weekend work as necessary
 

SOUND LIKE YOU? EMAIL CAREERS@GIANTSPOON.COM.