Bidding Producer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Production

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

Bardel is currently recruiting for an experienced Bidding Producer to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team. Reporting to the Director of Development & Strategy, you will be working on creating bids for both 2D and 3D projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Thoroughly involved in creating bids for new projects in 2D and 3D
  • Provide high level script analysis, breakdown and production scheduling 
  • Staying current on overall studio capacity 
  • Works with Business Affairs on vendor contracts
  • Maintains regular contact with Line Producers regarding production plans, including crew performance, crew size requirements, start and end dates and show start/delivery dates
  • Forecast current and future external resource needs based on input from Key Executive Team.
  • Provide input and execute outsourcing opportunities for potential vendors at the bidding stage when required.
  • Communicate regularly with Production and Executive Production by providing regular status reports on active bids
  • Works with Production Accounting to understand post show financial analysis (bid to actual)
  • Alongside Production Accounting, consistently assess and update Third Party Vendor pricing information for use in bidding.
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Travel as required

What you bring to the table:

  • 5+ years’ experience delivering projects with tight turnarounds
  • 5+ years’ experience commercial bidding or commercial production supervising experience
  • Bid research, scheduling, and working closely with executive producers and directors
  • Extensive client management experience required
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Basic understanding of CG and 2D Animation is required
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Must be willing to take on new tasks and roles and catch on quickly
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines
  • Strong problem solving skills, with the ability to quickly assess and resolve unexpected problems 

Why work at Bardel?

We’ve got great people, and for good reasons! Bardel offers work on exciting high-profile projects, a generous compensation/benefits package, and a fantastic company culture fueled by career development and artistic skill enhancement. Every day you will collaborate with other influential, career-minded, creative professionals from around the world.

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we will only be in touch with those that are determined to be a compelling match for our current opening(s).


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