PRODUCTION & DESIGN MANAGER

Location
London
Salary
Undisclosed
Level
Midweight
Type
Full Time
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Job Description

PRODUCTION & DESIGN MANAGER

GEORGE LEWIN STUDIO

WHO WE ARE

Based in East London, we’re a small team of multidisciplinary designers that create spatial phenomena from concept to construction. We work across spatial design, from still life shoots to full scale installation and exhibition design.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

We’re looking for an experienced, organised and highly motivated individual, who is able to cope with varied responsibilities and thrives on working in a high-pressured, creative environment.

The production manager will work closely with the director and our team of creative freelancers. You will often communicate directly to clients, taking on the management of all projects and the general management of the studio.

THE ROLE WILL INVOLVE

• Managing a project from concept to completion.

• Prop sourcing and making.

• Research and concept development

• Designing and drawing up of sets up on SketchUp.

• Putting together creative decks for clients and working collaboratively with them throughout a project, listening carefully and facilitating any changes or requests.

• Basic set build and sewing in our workshop.

• Liaising with all suppliers, set builders and couriers to ensure projects are on track and finished on time and within budget.

• Managing freelancers when required.

• Ensuring health and safety, fire safety and first aid in the workshop, studio and whilst on set.

• Writing risk assessments for shoots and installations.

• Managing, running and staying on top of the maintenance, organisation and tidiness of the workshop and studio.

• Costing up projects and managing budgets.

• Basic book keeping and keeping track of VAT invoices.

• Management of studio’s petty cash.

• Website and social media updates.

• Collecting and organising of shoot images upon release.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

• Minimum 3 years experience in set design.

• Ability to use Sketch Up and the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Mac literate.

• Extensive knowledge of London prop houses.

• A good understanding of set build materials and fabrication processes.

• Basic set build abilities (making plinths, flats, painting, sewing)

• Ability to install a set for a photoshoot (laying floors, putting up flats, hanging backdrops, set decoration)

• Ability to both manage and lead a team, whilst in the workshop and on set.

• A personable and confident approach on set.

• Ability to build relationships with clients, staff and suppliers.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong analytical skills and great attention to detail.

• Strong work ethic and resourceful nature, with excellent problem solving skills.

• Ability to multi task in a high pressure environment.

• Excellent organisation skills and time management.

• An active interest in the art and design world.

This is a full-time position based at our studio in East London. Salary is dependent on experience.


How to apply

If you think this role would suit you, please submit your cover letter, CV and portfolio by 31st August to aimee@georgelewinstudio.com

Job ID #6188178507