copacino + fujikado

careers

director of production

Do you like creating advertising for baseball, wine, cruise lines, and aquariums? Do you also enjoy applying your creative talents to do some good in the world?

Well, we have the agency for you.

Copacino+Fujikado is looking for a Director of Production to lead our team of production subject matter experts and Creative Project Managers.

The ideal candidate for this role must be conceptual, strategic and collaborative maintaining a healthy balance between willingness to explore the unknown and respect for process. He/she is capable of realizing big ideas and experiences, and executing across all production channels on time and on budget. This role manages a large team of Creative Project Managers and Subject Matter experts for broadcast, digital, traditional (print and out-of-home) and experiential platforms. The position requires the ability to flex, managing large scale national TV budgets as well as small one-off assignments. This person oversees workflow process, timelines including internal resource management, and technical spec delivery requirements. This role identifies, evaluates, secures and manages external creative partners including but not limited to: Writers, Art Directors, Television Directors, Editors, Designers, Music Composers, Photographers and Illustrators. Knowledge and experience with business affairs (intellectual property, indemnification, etc.) and negotiating content licensing agreements is required. Experience with casting talent (both Union and Non-Union) is a must.

We are looking for someone who has a true passion for and understanding of creative. We seek a candidate with an intense desire for craftsmanship, who is intelligent and a natural leader who is driven to completion.


Our Ideal Candidate


  • Is a leader with demonstrated experience effectively motivating teams.
  • Is an effective negotiator.
  • Can interpret strategy and tactical solutions into effective production solutions.
  • Demonstrates grit with perseverance.
  • Is accountable, empathetic and works toward a shared purpose.
  • Is a superior communicator and a problem-solver.
  • Possesses attention to detail and strong initiative.
  • Demonstrates intellectual horsepower by dealing with complex concepts comfortably.
  • Is diplomatic and unbiased.
  • Determines task priorities.
  • Has an ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment while maintaining grace under pressure.
  • Can focus on long-term projects to successful completion while managing short-term tasks effectively.
  • Has effective verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years in an advertising agency, graphic design firm or a media/entertainment company.
  • Proven production experience - be prepared to show examples.
  • Has effective verbal, written, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and meet deadlines without reminders or supervision.
  • Experience supervising a team of production professionals.

Requirements

College degree in advertising, marketing or comparable education.

Production experience in broadcast, traditional, digital, online and social. Please be prepared to show examples.


Agency

C+F is an independent, award-winning agency filled with talented folks who love what we do and genuinely like working with each other.

We’re fortunate to have a roster chock-full of clients we truly enjoy too, across a broad spectrum of industries – C+F is the agency of record for the Seattle Mariners, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Holland America Line, Seattle Goodwill, and Seattle Children’s among others.

We’re an open, collaborative, no-ego kind of group searching for great ideas wherever they may be. And we’re growing.


Benefits (besides the satisfaction of a job well done)


  • Medical, dental, vision and LTD insurance coverage will become effective the first of the month following start date. Spouse or dependent coverage is available at an additional charge.
  • After 90-days of employment, employees are eligible to participate in the company 401K plan and eligible for the employer year-end contribution based on agency profitability and regulatory requirements.
  • Time off includes vacation days, sick days, Summer Fridays and 11 paid holidays per year. Copacino+Fujikado will provide you a monthly Orca bus pass. Employees are also reimbursed for cellular data costs.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter expressing in detail why this is the ideal opportunity for the next stage of your career. Must include a current resume.

Application materials and questions can be directed to dkurs@copacino.com