We have an exciting opportunity for a project producer to join our team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the themed entertainment industry and is an experienced project producer who can make it happen, delivering projects from concept through to opening.
You will be a great collaborator, creative, pragmatic, with great attention to detail,
happy in a spreadsheet, as well as directing on site and creatively problem solving. You will be working on ensuring the effective delivery of international projects which involves bringing together various partners and being the guardian to ensure the vision is delivered. There will be international travel as part of the role for project site visits, client sessions and attending industry expos. The projects you will work on will range from fast turnaround activations through to full resorts, family entertainment centres, pop-up experiences and fixed installations at venues/attractions.
Location: HQ Derby, UK, with flexible & remote working
Project management (budget, schedule, deliverables)
Be a key contact for clients and vendors
Manage project meetings and internal workshops
Book and negotiate resources
Project administration (notes, filing, reporting
JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS
(WHAT YOU WILL DO)
Create moodboards and design briefs.
Assemble presentation decks, concept packs, and design packs.
Concept, sketch, develop, art direct, pitch and execute big-thinking ideas alongside the Creative Director.
Contribute ideas and work as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary design team.
Be organised, practise good file keeping, provide clear notes and feedback.
Stay on top of your professional development and emerging themed entertainment technologies and trends, using them to further develop unique creative concepts.
Effectively communicate ideas both internally, and with clients, listen to feedback and iterate effective creative changes.
Be a brand guardian for the IPs and brands that trust us to partner and collaborate with them.
There will be a requirement to travel for attending project meetings and on site art direction.
2+ years working in themed entertainment
Highly proficient in Excel / Google Sheets
Previous work on international projects
Comfortable with budgeting and cost tracking in multiple currencies
Experience delivering projects across concept, schematic and design
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to express and
communicate ideas well
Experience working with production vendors such as ride manufacturers,
fabricators, AV integrators, lighting designers, etc.
THINGS THAT WOULD MAKE YOU
A strong industry network with whom you have built great working relationships
Have worked with major international brand and IP clients
Comfortable handling CAD design and construction information such as AutoCAD
dwgs, Revit models, and BIM
Able to mark up (redline) and manage design and construction documents to
provide clear feedback
Reports to Projects Director
Works closely with the Project Producers and Art Directors
Katapult designs themed attractions and experiences that amaze and engage visitors globally. Our work is enjoyed by 50 million visitors, at 81 attractions, in 18 different countries, every year. As well as increasing guest experience, we thrive on helping clients generate more income, more fans and bring the vision for their attraction to life.
You will thrive on building relationships. We are all about the people. Creating and building genuine connections is the lifeblood of our business. We don’t just work together; we connect and grow together as a team and with our clients, we socialise and have fun and we rely on one another. All of our people are important to us: our fellow collaborators, our clients, our team, our partners, suppliers and our community.
Flexible working hours
Open holiday entitlement
Paid sick allowance
Free professional mental health services
Bring your dog to work
Coffee, tea, fresh fruit, and other snacks while in the office
Use of electric office car
Electric car charging
Growth share and bonus scheme
We believe in creating things responsibly, sustainably and for everyone. That is why we continue to instigate and support projects that have a positive community impact that does good in our world.
Social justice and responsibility have long been valued at Katapult. As our company has grown, we have similarly expanded our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our values of Relationships and Authenticity mean that we welcome and celebrate different abilities, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith, and gender. Diverse backgrounds and experiences bring new Creativity, and new ways to explore Continuous Curiosity.
We are an anti-racist organisation, a Ban the Box employer, and welcome all ages and gender identities. Everyone is supported in their development at all stages in their journey with us. We strive to create an environment where everyone can be their authentic selves at work and make it easy for others to do the same.
Diversity and inclusion begin with recruitment. We encourage you to openly share what makes you unique and what new perspectives you would bring to the team.