Live-Action Producer - VR

Playa Vista, California | Freelance | Job ID #65633 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, a VR production company, is seeking a Live-Action Producer to join their team. We're looking for candidates with the following skillset and experience to fill the role. 


  • Provide support to project personnel (internal and external) to ensure alignment on project expectations, potential hurdles, and milestones
  • Liaising timely communication between the Project Team, Vendor and Crew
  • Collaborate with Production to glean best practices for optimum proficiencies
  • Instill high standards of quality throughout pre-production
  • Organize and maintain pertinent project documents on G-Drive
  • Run point on pre-production process effectively manage and clearly communicate progress on key milestones
  • Secure, onboard, and manage outsourced resources (Vendor & Crew)
  • Create shoot schedule, facilitate casting, and arrange production logistics
  • Schedule VO sessions and deliver VO assets to Post-Production
  • Schedule and drive shoot related meetings with Vendor and Project Team
  • Anticipate and effectively mitigate challenges
  • Delegate Production Book, travel and miscellaneous needs to Production Coordinator
  • Review materials with Project Team to establish expectations, proactively identify production issues, legal risks and potential conflicts between schedule, cost and scope
  • Possess a strong presence on set managing talent and crew and ensure adherence to company standards and specs
  • Assume AD mindset in keeping the shoot on schedule
  • Maintain flexibility with contending priorities to work both tactically and strategically when adjustments are required
  • Manage expectations with the ability to identify and articulate alternative solutions when changes arise


  • 3-6 years experience in Production with experience building shoot schedules and creating and managing budgets
  • Highly self-motivated, well-organized and an excellent communicator
  • Meticulous with a keen eye for detail
  • Mitigate risks and approach hurdles with ownership, positivity, and a proactive solution-oriented attitude
  • Intuition on when to work autonomously and when to escalate to Production
  • Sustainable performance and ability to remain calm and in control when under pressure
  • Knowledge of pre-production, shoot/field production and post-production best practices
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, & organizational skills
  • Proven cross-functional collaborator
  • High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem solving
  • Familiar with GSuite, Slack and Smartsheets
  • Experience with VR and vendor management a plus
  • Ability to travel on an as-need basis to execute productions

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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