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Job Opportunity: Production Manager

Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office)

Reports To: Series Producer and Line Producer

Terms of Employment: 8-month contract (with possibility of extension)

Compensation: $25-$35 per hour

Location: must be an Ontario resident

Contact Information: Alexa Hansel,

Deadline to apply: September 27, 2021 

We’re looking for an experienced Production Manager to join our team on a 2D animated children’s series. In this position the Production Manager will lead a team of designers, layout artists and animators, and will be responsible for revising and maintaining the overall production schedule of the series. This series consists of both animation and live action production, and the ideal candidate will be responsible for both elements of production.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating script production (writing, editing, translation, etc) and ensuring each stage is completed according to schedule
  • Organizing and attending production meetings and reviews with the leads of all departments
  • Tracking production progress and monitoring schedules across all areas of production
  • Ensuring the production remains on schedule by creating and monitoring workback schedules, and communicating any concerns to the Line Producer
  • Coordinating and tracking assets (scripts, design files, audio, etc) and revisions
  • Maintaining production credit list and residency forms
  • Organizing a small live-action shoot by coordinating crew, production schedule, and other asset management
  • Coordinating post-production, both for animation and for the series as a whole
  • Organizing and implementing web-based Digital Media components of the series 

Software used:

  • Google Workspace
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Some knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony would be a great asset, but not required

What we’re looking for:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a Production Manager (or similar) role
  • Familiarity with the 2D animation pipeline (experience with 2D Toon Boom Harmony productions an asset)
  • Strong communication, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Experience with team leadership and management
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent Resident, and an Ontario Resident

TAQQUT PRODUCTIONS INC. is an Inuit-owned film production company located in Iqaluit, Nunavut and Toronto, Ontario.  Our films have screened at festivals in eighteen countries and have won over twenty international awards. With its film and television projects, Taqqut has established itself as an innovative leader in Northern youth and children’s productions, and aims to preserve the rich storytelling culture of Inuit and the North.

Please note that we will only be contacting applicants who are residents of the province

of Ontario. Due to COVID-19 this will be a remote work-from-home position. A small Internet stipend will also be provided.

Please apply with a resume before September 27, 2021 to Alexa Hansel at

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