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jobby: Production Managers, Guru Studio, Toronto

Posting Date: Oct.23rd 2012
Closing Date: Nov.16th 2012
Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world.

Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for SEVERAL PRODUCTION MANAGERS, who are responsible for supporting the producer with all aspects of either Flash, Toonboom or 3D productions/series. This role reports directly to the Producer, President and Vice President.


Organize, attend, and prepare detailed notes for production meetings with Producer, Animation Directors, Supervisors and Crew.

Design, implement and monitor micro-schedules across all departments.

Track production progress on a daily basis and generate progress reports for Animators, Supervisors and Producers.

Coordinate and schedule screenings; launches; sequence reviews, and other meetings as required.

Able to identify production bottlenecks and assist the Producer to strategize solutions, prioritize allocation of resources and execute a solution by coordinating the production team

Prepare and plan weekly series production meetings.
Maintain crew and credit lists / citizenship and residency forms Carry out episode wrap up procedures.
Assist with episodic breakdowns for Animation Supervisors. Assist with OMDC applications.


A highly organized team player. Excellent communication skills. Minimum 2 years experience in production manager/junior producer role Experience with asset management systems is ideal

To apply:

Please email resumes to: with PRODUCTION MANAGER in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only selected candidates will be contacted.


  1. David Okey David Okey November 6, 2012

    I am seeking work as a produciton manager for animation. I have worked in the field for 18 years at such studios as DIsney, IDT, Starz, Imagi and Digital Domain (most recently till it’s sad demise!)

    I would appreciate your consideration. I am a team worker, a caring and detail-oriented manager, with strengths in team building, mentoring to success and coaching. I have worked in Canada for two years prior and loved it.
    Unfortunately, the URL for mailing my resume does not seem to be currently valid. Is there an optional one? Thanks.

    Thank you for your time.
    Dave Okey

    • Mike Valiquette Mike Valiquette Post author | November 6, 2012

      Hi David.
      I’m not sure what’s up with the url in the post, but I’d just contact Guru directly. Look them up online, they must have contact info on their site.
      Best of luck!

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