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RESPONSIBILITIES -GENERALGive the creative vision for the maps produced for the game.Ensure that the global quality expectations are met and exceeded for each component of the map. Align your vision with the DNA of the game.Validate the art, choreography, costumes and post production videos for each map.Be involved in every step of production (conception, pre-production, shooting, post production).Be your teams main spokesperson on all things related to content Internal (Pune) and External (Paris) communicationsGive instructions to the team in order to set animations and sequence of events in the mapInteract closely with the stakeholders, share and propose ideas with them and ensure that all deliveries are validated by them.Be involved in recruitment process for internal resources and external vendors. Take part in dancer castings, costume design tests etc.Interact and coordinate closely with different teams (project management, video art, technical art) to ensure proper production flow.Develop and train your team members and associates.Highlight any potential issues/risks to your manager and/or stakeholders.Be efficient and ensure that and production timeline is not affected because of content issues.CONCEPTION & PRE-PRODUCTIONLead the brainstorm meetings with the core creative team to define the basic principles of the map (Context, Costume, Character, Art, and Choreography).Prepare the mood board based on the concept finalized and share it with the team and stake holders.Discuss the concept/vision prepared for each map with stake holders and incorporate the feedback received.Follow-up closely on the progress of costumes, choreography and art assets. Provide feedback and take corrective action whenever needed. Validate the final deliverables before the shooting.Take part in rehearsals and trial fittings and provide feedback / validate the content as the case may be.Interact closely and regularly with the stake holders and ensure that all content is validated by them in terms of quality and guidelines.Validate the shooting files provided by the audio teamSHOOTINGGive the calls for the shooting. Call for cuts whenever necessary.Call for the shootingReview the shooting footages immediately, take a call if another shoot is needed and provide feedback to the dancers and choreographers.Discuss and coordinate with technical and management teams as per the requirements.Think out of the box and come up with solutions to any problems related to your scope.Categorize every complete shoot (Good, Backup, etc.)Oversee the process of shooting pictures for cover poses.Call for pack-up when everything is finished.POST PRODUCTIONFinalize the shooting footage to be used for the post production.Review the progress of maps on daily basis with the video team and provide them feedback and instructions in order build the mapValidate the final finished map and ensure that it has the quality which will be validated by the stakeholders as well.Review the content on dedicated consoles take a call for the level of video quality expected (compression)SET AND PRIORIZE polish priorities for later part in the production.TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGEStrong knowledge of western trends, Pop culture, arts, dance, motion graphics, music, moviesKnowledge of video production workflow and video editingKnowledge of video, audio and art tools like Sony Vegas, Sound Forge, and Photoshop etc.Knowledge of common production tools like Perforce, Jira, SharePoint etc.Leveraging emerging entertainment trends.Knowledge in music theory is an assetGood documentation and presentation skills.MANAGEMENT SKILLSShare your vision with the team and adapt the ambition to the team skill and knowledgeDevelop & manage successful teams by recruiting and identifying the right talent, mentoring them and evaluating their performance on regular basis.Provide constructive feedback to your team members.Be exemplary and supportive.SOFT SKILLSThinks with the consumer in mind.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.Should have an eye for details.Ability to train and motivate his team members.Should be flexible and adaptable.Is always eager to learn.Promotes and works in a friendly and constructive work environment
Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 2-4


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