Supervising Creative Producer – Corus

Toronto, ON, Canada
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
About the Role

Nelvana Limited has an exciting opportunity for a Supervising Creative Producer in our Toronto office. Reporting directly to the Head of Development and Head of Production, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a number of new series and current productions in the studio.

Responsibilities:

Lead creative direction/showrun concept in every stage of production
Support executive story editor with overall direction of writing team
Work with creator to establish the show’s vision
Represent NELVANA in conferences/festivals
To support Development in sourcing new IP
Establish working relationship with broadcasters and ensure creative notes are being addressed
Responsible for overseeing and providing direction to Senior Producer and Producers
Responsible for driving creative with directors, creators, writers on development and production projects and when applicable rebuild production plans to meet new creative directions.
Establish and maintain major client relationships
Provide development support through strategic planning and take on specific development project
Ensuring productions deliver on time and on budget meeting and/or exceeding pre-established quality standards
Responsible to manage creative expectations to ensure they match up to locked budget
Maintaining strong relationships with co-production partners
Responsible for strategic process improvement and management. Ensure that systems work efficiently, productively and to everyone’s satisfaction
Involvement in early stages of development into physical production process to ensure smooth transition into Studio.
Supervise production relationship with Enterprise as it relates to supporting licensing & merchandizing initiatives.
Lead writer summits on current series and development summits on new projects.
About You:

Skills & Qualifications:

Strong understanding of storytelling, scripting and content creation
Ability to lead creative teams from development to delivery
Experience in producing 3D animated series.
Experience in Animation production budgets
Intricate knowledge of animation production (development thru final deliveries)
Knowledge of Digital production process
Creative, respectful & collaborative
Participating in brand building strategies with Nelvana’s Enterprises team, from content creation across linear and non-linear production
Strong organizational skill and excellent communication skills
Integrity, respect, trust and spirited collaboration with Studio, Partners and Shared Services team.
Well-developed prioritization, time management and multi-tasking skills
A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.
Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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