jobby: Interactive Media Producer, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

April 7, 2011

Interactive Media Producer

Type: Full-Time Employee
Salary: $60,000 – $78,000. Medical/Dental, 2-3 weeks vacation (neg), company RRSP plan.

Start Date: June 1 – August 1, 2011

We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Interactive Media Producer. The successful individual will be responsible for all aspects of the in-house development team – ensuring the project is delivered to the client on time and on budget. This person must have a strong technical production background.


  • Oversee the creation and volume production of creative applications (apps) that will be built across multiple technology platforms (e.g. Apple, Android, Intel, and RIM)
  • Manage growth of production pipeline through ramp up phase.
  • Ongoing review of existing production pipeline with respect to efficiency and quality of output.
  • Liaise between the creative production, technical development group and the client.
  • Create project plans and project briefs that include high-level creative and technical application requirements
  • Spec’ing new positions. Hiring and managing production artists and staff.
  • Lead  and manage a high-performance team work environment
  • Managing and reporting on the production budget (cost reporting).


  • Exceptional management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related industry experience as a Production Manager or Producer in a high tech environment.
  • Experience in developing, modifying  and implementing new project management processes
  • Experience managing a team of 15+ employees.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial or start-up environment
  • Basic knowledge of intuitive UI principles.
  • An artistic sensibility and innate understanding of what makes a pleasurable user experience.
  • Functional knowledge of Adobe CS applications.

This is a position for well-organized individuals with exceptional attention to detail. The fast-paced work environment calls for motivated, stress-resistant, and strategic-thinking candidates. If you believe you have what it takes and want to be part of a young and creative team then we want to hear from you!

We thank you all of those who apply, but only candidate selected for an interview will be contacted.