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Line Producer, VR Gaming

Indie production shop is seeking a Virtual Reality interactive game supervising Line Producer, who has had senior responsibility for preparing at least 3 completed VR game productions that have been produced and distributed. Demonstrated line item responsibility for preparing the specs for framing production budgets, responsibility for identifying and pricing production creative talent for this VR gaming production.

The Line Producer will participate in below-the-line decisions like hiring crew and renting gear, based on the budget established that has been approved by the Producers. During production, the Line Producer will act as the eyes and ears of the Executive Producer to ensure the production runs on schedule and on budget. You are an innovator and troubleshooter and have the authority to make decisions that will affect the schedule or budget. To keep the production running smoothly, the Line Producer will implement a cost monitoring system as well as conduct a health and safety assessment and deal with any insurance concerns, including regulatory compliance. The Line Producer establishes departmental budgets for salaries, expendable materials, and equipment. Additional labor hours or materials require the approval of the Line Producer. At the end of production, you’ll oversee the wrap and conduct a preliminary audit of costs in cooperation with Accounting. You must be comfortable moderating compromises between members of the crew and be able to stand behind your choices. You will be working in a highly collaborative environment, but are also a leader and at the end of the day are responsible for the cost of the project. You are entrusted with massive financial investments in the $5-7MM range, so attention to detail is crucial and failure can mean huge losses for the Producers. Expect daily fires to put out.

You’ll collaborate with an Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer and Creative Director, as well as with a globally renowned Pop Surrealist artist. This highly experienced team of culture jammers aims to create a novel hybrid VR game experience, full of satirical characters, subversive themes and bizarrely entertaining interactive gameplay. A delightfully subversive world, this VR experience is filled with game scenarios, characters and story lines that satirize themes of class hierarchy, parody wealth inequality, mass media manipulation and lampoon the over commercialization in America.

Can work freelance with the expectation that the candidate will advance to a full-time position. Based in New York a plus. References a must.

Sounds great?! Please shoot a resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network and get someone working!

PLACED: New Business Director, B2B; NYC

Join a leading independent B2B branding and marketing agency, a dynamic team of strategists and designers, filmmakers and programmers, doers and game-changers. This award-winning business communications agency believes that B2B brands should drive transformation and works together with their clients to build brands and experiences that engage clients, influence prospects, rally employees, and inspire investors. Based in New York City, they collaborate with clients around the world to turn critical inflection points into platforms for opportunity.

Seeking a strategically-savvy New Business Director for a true “Hunter” role — not a pitch manager; pitches are handled by others with this person’s input. Your activities would be tied in with the agency’s Marketing lead, but your responsibilities are discreet and focused.  This person must be a good verbal and written communicator and have a solid understanding of the B2B agency business.

Things you’ll get to do:

  • Research, identify, and prioritize target markets/companies based on who the agency is and where they can be most successful
  • Conduct strategic outreach to high priority prospects –
    • Prospects who have engaged with the agency as a result of marketing activities, i.e. signed up for the newsletter, engaged with content, visited the agency site, etc.
    • Prospects in target vertical markets, who are going through an inflection point, i.e. M&A, Spin-off, new CEO/CMO, etc.
    • Prospects the agency is reaching out to via targeted email marketing campaigns
  • Get to know industry movers and shakers through associations, events, networking groups and trade shows in target vertical markets
  • Pitch agency leadership for speaking engagements, participation in discussion panels and committees, joint research initiatives, etc.
  • Identify strategies and opportunities to improve and evolve the agency’s content and its distribution, including overall editorial guidance and ideation around high-value proprietary content such as studies, surveys, etc.

Sounds good?! Please shoot a resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network, and get someone working!