Experienced Post-Production Manager for The Cuphead Show

Production · Kilkenny , n/a
Department Production
Employment Type Contract 40 hours per week
Minimum Experience Experienced

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a talented and experienced Post-Production Manager to work on The Cuphead Show!


Role description: 

As a Post-Production Manager you will join our international crew working in a fast paced and vibrant environment while based in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny.  

The Role is responsible for all aspects of running the day to day in-house production team.  The role includes supporting department managers to create and meet department budgets and schedules. A key feature of this role is to foster an atmosphere of cooperation and communication.  We look forward to working with you!


Why you should work here

Working at Lighthouse means that you are dedicated to our shared cause of producing animated content of the highest possible quality for a global audience. This means that you can rest assured that the projects you work on at Lighthouse will be ones that you can be truly proud of.

Working at Lighthouse will give you the opportunity to not only learn from some of the most talented individuals in the industry, but also discover new cultures and new ways of working. In addition to learning from your colleagues, you also have the opportunity to partake in our in-house learning and development program, so you can be sure that your time at Lighthouse will be beneficial for you not only now but for years to come.

Of course, we also have many other benefits such as a pension plan, employee assistance program, health and wellness benefits, regular crew parties and much more!


Reporting Line: Senior Production Manager & Line Producer 


Key responsibilities: 


  • Consult on the creation of the master production schedule and budget 
  • Manage the production schedule to ensure the production is delivered to our partners on time and on budget 
  • Create & distribute weekly production reports to studio management and partners 
  • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to the assigned departments Supervisors, Coordinators and Assistants 
  • Communicate clearly and regularly with Producer and Supervising Technical and Creative Team on the production status 
  • Set quotas for the different departments; BG, LY, Animation etc. 
  • Manage artists quotas and deadlines  
  • Manage approvals and deliveries to clients and broadcasters 
  • Supervise and motivate the production team 
  • Set up and manage the relevant production database tracking and make sure database standards are met by all crew 
  • Responsible for managing post production process 
  • Experience with Shotgun will be preferred 


This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related tasks that are requested of you.


Key requirements:  


  • 2+ years within a similar Management role
  • Extreme attention to detail 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks 
  • Excellent communication with crew and high level global clients
  • Ability to juggle tasks and operate in a constantly changing environment 
  • Trouble shoot and foresee issues in the production ahead of time 


About Lighthouse Studios

Lighthouse Studios first burst on to the animation scene in 2017 with one promise – to always deliver the highest possible quality in visual storytelling. Since then, we have been making good on that promise, working with the likes of content giants Amazon, Netflix and Cinesite to produce world-class 2D animations for audiences across the globe.

Based in the neo-gothic Kieran’s College in medieval Kilkenny, our studio is a real melting pot of different talents, cultures and personalities. With over 150 crew members from around the world all driven towards the same goal, our creative projects are always hugely ambitious and yet fun to work on.

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  • Location
    Kilkenny , n/a
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience