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Head of Production

Job Accountabilities

Rather than a job description, Deeplocal believes in job accountabilities.

While tasks may change from day to day, the ideal candidate must possess the skills necessary to be responsible to the company for the accountabilities of this job.

The Head of Production is held accountable to the responsibilities listed below:

  • Managing Best Practices - Share, teach and reinforce the use of Project Management best practices across the team. This includes:
    • Developing templates for estimation, expense tracking, and project management when necessary
    • Being responsible for consistent and effective reporting using any templates or software tools
    • Training team as needed on tools used to manage and track projects
  • Resource Management - Meet weekly with creative and new business teams to review status of projects, mitigate issues when necessary, and ensure projects are being resourced properly.
  • Approve Estimates and Project Plans - Review and approve all estimates and project plans developed by project managers.
  • Client Management - Act as an escalation point for the team and for clients to help resolve issues. Play a dual role of client advocate, and internal team advocate. Report directly to the client as necessary. Interface directly with clients on projects, helping to define vision, clarify strategic requirements, explain complex ideas clearly, and manage expectations.
  • Scope of Work - Review all outgoing scopes of work and recommend for signature.
  • Business Growth - Grow business with existing clients. Understand client needs. Propose new work when necessary.
  • Vendor Management - Perform final evaluations and negotiations with vendors and partners for creative project solutions. Act as final line of review for vendor contractual agreements to minimize company risk.
  • Project Manager Hiring - Source, interview and hire team members.
  • Team Performance Reviews - Conduct bi-annual performance reviews of  team members, and make staffing/hiring recommendations based on the outcomes of these reviews.

About Deeplocal

Deeplocal is a quickly growing, internationally-recognized, innovation studio and advertising agency based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Deeplocal’s team of 50+ includes experts in marketing, engineering, design, and fabrication who collaborate  to develop never-seen-before physical experiences for brand clients.

From creating a mind-controlled bike that allowed riders to shift with their thoughts, to building a robotic pitching machine that allowed a child to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game from thousands of miles away, to a single button that dims the lights, orders food, silencers your phone and puts on your favorite show, to a machine that graffitied tweets on the roads of the Tour de France, our projects are wide-ranging and unique.

Deeplocal has been behind some of advertising’s most talked about campaigns: the Netflix Switch, Google Photos PayWithAPhoto, Google Fiber Nick’s First Pitch, and the Nike Chalkbot. Deeplocal’s current clients include Netflix, Google, Nike, and Old Navy.

Deeplocal’s studio is located in a renovated loft warehouse in the Strip District and features 20k+ square feet of shop and studio space. All team members at Deeplocal contribute and participate in work for our amazing roster of clients.

Deeplocal has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania for the past four years and has received numerous awards in advertising and design. Deeplocal’s work has been featured on Fast Company, Wired, NYTimes, USA Today, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, and many more.

Deeplocal’s Mission

Invent products and experiences for innovative brands.

Deeplocal’s Purpose

To be a place where amazing talent can invent, create and inspire.

Core Values:

Deeplocal is committed to maintaining the company's core values and culture as the company grows. Employees should exhibit the following Deeplocal core values:

  • Respectful
  • Efficient
  • Inventive
  • Resourceful
  • Humble

Benefits Include:

  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Company retreats and trips
  • Paid vacation
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