Senior Producer (Freelance)

About Zappar

We are Zappar, an award winning AR platform and creative studio rolled into one. It's our mission to democratize AR & MR.

Our team have created groundbreaking experiences for the world's biggest brands - showcasing how AR technology can transform packaging, illuminate events and elevate marketing campaigns with innovative, engaging content.

Our ZapWorks toolkit puts the power of AR in the hands of designers and developers, enabling them to push the boundaries of interactive creativity, both with and without code.

We are also the proud creators of ZapBox, the first affordable, mixed reality kit that allows developers and businesses to reimagine how they design, build and create 3D experiences.

What you’ll be doing:

We’re looking for a driven, highly organised, can-do, cool-headed person with experience in digital, games or app production to help bring the Zappar creative magic to life as a senior producer, reporting directly to the Head of Production.

The candidate needs a good understanding of mobile technology and digital working practices and demonstrable knowledge and experience of contemporary production methodologies. They need to be able to proactively plan and manage an array of projects to given deadlines and budgets with multiple stakeholders and clients, while balancing the needs of the team and the wider priorities of the company.

Ultimately this person will help drive the creative process behind a broad range of Zappar Powered experiences and campaigns by speaking up and championing great ideas and the quality of the finished product. Be prepared to push the boundaries in a rapidly evolving digital-driven environment.

A few things about you:

  • Extensive client-facing production or project management experience, working with big brands, across multiple projects of varying scopes and budgets, which you’ll manage from inception to delivery and beyond
  • Comfortable with a range of creative development workflows, from concepting, 3D asset creation, mobile app, e-learning and interactive/games development, ideally with some exposure to AR, VR and MR projects
  • You’ll possess the softer skills of account management, and will enjoy working in partnership with clients and their creative agencies to be the trusted central point of contact at every stage of the project lifecycle
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time, within budget and to the client’s ultimate satisfaction
  • You can empower and energise the creative team (internal or external) to deliver results and have a can-do attitude when it comes to hitting milestones and meeting deadlines
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, across all levels of the business
  • You relish the challenge of working in a creative, fast-paced and dynamic environment, and embrace the opportunity to work on new and emerging technologies
  • Able to cherry-pick from a variety of project management methodologies to negotiate a challenging schedule and balance multiple concurrent project deliveries
  • Highly organised and love to craft efficiencies to further streamline processes
  • You’ll have a good understanding of standard software packages within the creative design and production process as well as the 3D asset creation pipeline
  • The ability to self-start and lead by example
  • A passion for detail and pride in delivering a high-quality end product

Other than the exciting work, any other pluses to working at Zappar?

While our Zappar family has got a lovely (dog-friendly!) office in beautiful, leafy Chiswick complete with shower facilities, bike storage and surrounded by some amazing shops, restaurants and pubs, we run a ‘work where you work best’ policy (UK only) so you can work remotely if you wish. We operate flexible start and finish times to make life a bit easier for anyone who wants to spend time with their children, join an exercise class etc.

For those in the office, we have Friday drinks, weekly all-hands meetings and we have a quarterly town hall where we all get together for updates on the company performance. Our socials have included tours of the Sipsmith’s distillery and a team scavenger hunt across London.

We are committed to making a difference not only in democratising AR but also being at the forefront of businesses in our sector taking our role in sustainability seriously which is why we are proud to partner with The Eden Reforestation Project and commit $0.10c for every ZapWorks plan and ZapBox purchase along with 2% of our AWS serving and hosting fee on a quarterly basis to plant trees and help people out of poverty through sustainable job security.

We truly are at the cutting edge of AR and have been recognized as one of Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’.

We actively encourage underrepresented applicants: if you need any assistance or additional information with applying, please contact Shaun McInally-Buckley (Head of People).