Do you have the cojones to take on a young team of exceptional artists and join us in creating the next generation of groundbreaking productions?
The talented and accomplished team behind our growth driven company is searching for a skilled media production executive to serve as Head of Production for our Munich location.
This leadership position entails first and foremost the planning, coordination and over-all monitoring of the complete production process from start to finish.
As an excellent multi-tasker and active communicator, you run a tight and efficient operation including the initial training of new employees and the seamless integration of freelance operators on projects.
Your time management skills are above and beyond and you consider yourself exceptionally adept at project execution and planning. Together with our producing team you establish realistic timelines, schedule and manage the team effortlessly for multiple, simultaneous projects and are able to foresee the possibility of hurdles, calculating these in to expected deadlines while also remaining within required budgets.
You understand all phases of post production including but not limited to work on commercial campaigns, promos, re-brands, main titles and packages for our network clients.
In collaboration with our executive team you manage all production personnel and resources such as our unique and advanced Pipeline. Are capable of professional communication with our clients in order to meet the execution needs of all given projects and you have the skills for hands on producing.
We are looking for someone who wants to stay with us for the long haul and therefore the position comes with a very attractive salary package and the chance for advancement within the company.
Wow us with your portfolio showcasing your years of working experience as a 2D and/or 3D artist. Your CV should definitely back up your artistic expertise and includes your proven and solid background of project leadership skills.
Besides a clear understanding of operative functions of the production process, you are personable and outgoing.
You have an involved background working directly with clients of all executive levels and you know your way around the Advertising and Film world, preferably with International exposure.
Being a communicative team player is absolutely key however within the realms of your qualified experience; you also know when hard decisions need to fall even if these don´t necessarily fit into everyone’s ideas of what should be. The creative process and all its, shall we say … fine touches don´t scare you and not only are you well versed in these scenarios, you are well able to take the bull by the horns when things get heated.
As a working artist you are of course up to date with current Software packages including but not limited to: Maya, Nuke, XSI etc.
Last but not least, you can communicate in well in English, understand that this job requires variable hours of service and may occasionally require some domestic and international travel.
We are looking for a detail-oriented, highly motivated and adaptable individual who possess the ability to self manage multiple projects simultaneously.
You will work closely with our creation and production teams and are the central figure in our motion graphics department. Additionally you will support our team in the day to day and your proven motion graphic skills and understanding of the latest design trends will be crucial in the development of styleframes, storyboarding and matte paintings and you are able to visualize the final product in the inception phase.
Constructive feedback is welcomed as part of the creative process and you consider yourself to be a great collaborator. You are comfortable in showcasing your expertise by being able to completely develop projects on your own as well as being able to take direction and ask for direction when needed, often in a fast paced environment.
Our preferred candidate will have completed several successful and verifiable years of work as an established motion designer. You possess a pronounced understanding of motion graphics including 2D character animation. The use of After Effects come second nature to you and your basic knowledge of Nuke and 3D-Software are to your advantage.
See things differently? That´s cool and frankly in this business pretty much required. But can you back it up with the ability to articulate your ideas, creative concepts and the rationale behind them to your colleagues and clients? Then we´re talkin´.
Together with our team of highly motivated and if we may so (and we will) kick butt artists, you develop visually stimulating Pitches for our clients and you have the ability to follow these ideas through to the final production stages. Naturally the conceptional portion varies from project to project but in the end the focal point remains on our awesome visual designs.
We look forward to seeing how you will impress us! Send us your strong design portfolio showcasing your years of qualified work experience and write up a thing or two about your education background. Our preferred candidate possesses an undergraduate degree or has completed a similar course of education. But hey, maybe you were just born with art in your veins and worked your way up! In that case, show us what you’re made of. Bonus points go to applicants with a solid knowledge and background of working in post production houses, both on and offline and/or experience at an Ad Agency.
As a driven Art Director & Supervisor your passion for design is palpable and your eagerness to mentor and elevate our cross-functional team members proves you as a born leader. You back this leadership up with a solid understanding of design and project management principles and expectations. On top of all the artsy you naturally have some granola, yet ultimately super important, qualifications like being able to multi-task, work efficiently under pressure, always with very careful attention to detail and you are able to manage your time appropriately, often while working on multiple projects simultaneously.
In the end you can say that you take ultimate pride in your work and good enough is never good enough for you. You keep your eye on the prize and don´t lose focus even when everyone around you is scrutinizing the latest shot, pixel by pixel.
We are looking for someone who supports our production and producing teams in all aspects, is proactive and seeks out innovative approaches to create visually captivating presentations.
Your responsibilities include research, design development and establishing styleframes for our pitches that will elicit emotional connections and intuitive responses from our clients. You are someone who takes pride in implementing your skills through the use of problem-solving and inventiveness, using these attributes to contribute to our current projects through the design and development of storyboards and Matte Paintings.
The individual we are seeking should be someone who enjoys being creative and thinking freely but can also work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
In addition to your artistic dexterity, comprehension of aesthetics as well as design & layout you also posses, in particular, previous experience with graphic and web design as well as motion graphics. A background in CS, InDesign and After Effects are a given and your basic understanding of 3D-Software are a benefit to us.
You have several years of professional experience in compositing and in production management including complex compositing for films and commercials. You like to deal with clients, are self-confident and demonstrate creativity in the production of pictures.
After your training/degree in fine arts, art design or painting you worked in an artistic field involving the use of a broad range of technologies and computer programmes. You are well grounded in the field of film- and video technology and have creative potential for our project’s completion phase. You are proficient in Nuke as well as Adobe’s Photoshop and After Effects.You know what it means to have responsibility and coordinate projects within a production team . Your communication skills are excellent.
You will be part of our production teams contributing to current productions for commercials and films. Supporting our team by helping with the every-day business of compositing, you will be able to see behind the curtains of the following working processes: creating animatics, pre-compositing and final compositing, keying, rotoscoping, matte-painting, creating and converting all kinds of media, research and creation of mood films, data management and data archiving.
You should have experience with the interaction of different image layers – especially with the combination of real and graphic elements. You are well-grounded in handling at least one of the current compositing software like Nuke or After FX.
You support our art department in all matters. You will be responsible for research, have an active role in the concept development and you are involved in the creation of presentations. As part of our production you will also help our team with design templates.
In addition to very good drawing skills and an understanding of aesthetics, you have very good knowledge of Photoshop. Experience with AfterFX and basic knowledge of 3D software is a plus.
Our cross-disciplinary and awardwinning team of creatives and engineers is always looking for new talented team members. Join us either in the centre of Hamburg close to the Binnenalster or in the heart of Munich between the city centre and the famous Theresienwiese (where the Oktoberfest takes place) and work on challenging and exciting projects for renowned movie productions, advertising agencies and tv stations.
Moreover, LIGA 01 also takes on trainees. We support new talent by providing internships or traineeships for professions such as digital media designer (specializing in design and technology) or computer engineer (specializing in system integration). An internship at our company takes one year. The duration of a traineeship takes two and a half to three years, depending on your qualification and school education.
WHAT WE EXPECT
We expect a cooperative, team-oriented and independent way of working from our employees, as well as flexibility and the ability to deal with stressful situations. You are the perfect addition to our team if you make customer-oriented decisions, have good English skills (if you speak German it is definitely an advantage) and are a highly motivated and extraordinarily talented in your field of expertise.
HOW TO APPLY?
Please include the following information and documents with your application:
- Position and location
- CV (PDF)
- Current samples of your work (Quicktime H.264 or online-portfolio
Please send your application via Email