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Associate Producer

Company Overview

Guy Bauer is a commercial video production company located in Chicago, IL.  We specialize in authentic storytelling that makes our clients' businesses grow.  


Position Summary

We are looking for a super hands-on individual who is highly motivated to join us as an Associate Producer. The devil’s in the details with this position and time management skills are of utmost importance. As an AP, your primary function will be to provide support to the producers across all their projects. This will range from communicating with clients to handling post production and everything in between!


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Along with the producer, communicate regularly with clients throughout the entire project
  • Work as a liaison between the clients and internal creative team to achieve a high level of customer service as well as protect the creative quality
  • Create, manage and track budgets
  • Manage project timelines and supervise the post-production & motion teams
  • Work with outside vendors such as talent agencies, freelancers, studios, locations and equipment houses to coordinate shoot logistics
  • Secure travel and transportation arrangements for crew
  • Coordinate in-person casting sessions with talent agencies
  • Create call sheets and pre-pro books for shoots
  • Coordinate craft and meals for shoot days
  • Sometimes responsible for prop and wardrobe purchases and returns post-shoot

Qualifications and Skills

  • Have relative experience within the field of production
  • Have a general understanding of the production process across live action & motion
  • Be a positive, upbeat and collaborative individual
  • Able to think outside the box and identify creative solutions within budget constraints
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to empathize with your clients
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good at managing time and workloads


Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance.  We pay 50% of the premiums
  • 401(k) plan with 4% company match (vests immediately)
  • "Freedom and Responsibility" (ie. unlimited time off)
  • Opportunity to earn up to 20% of your salary in bonus every year
  • Commuter benefits card
  • $1,400 learning stipend every year
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