Operations Director, Sunnyvale, California

Agency Hogarth
Created 09/12/2021
Reference 4106208004
Category Operations
Country United States
State California
City Sunnyvale
Hogarth Worldwide is the world's leading creative content production company. Born to make the best work brilliantly, we combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life for many of the world's most famous brands.

Founded 13 years ago, Hogarth has grown from a start-up to over 4,500 people, across 30 key cities and is now part of WPP. Obsessively striving for better is in our DNA, it is the reason for our existence and continues to drive us forward in all that we do, making Hogarth an exciting place to work and a great place to achieve your career ambitions.

What does a Operations Director do at Hogarth?

The Centralized Production Operations Director is responsible for supporting all of the teams across Hogarth California. This involves maintaining systems, inputting into the onboarding/offboarding process and managing the security procedures for new employees. They role requires a thorough understanding of all areas of the Hogarth/production services business and be able to work in a flexible, fast-paced environment supporting multiple teams. The Centralized Production Operations Director will support in ad hoc projects related to reporting and systems upgrades

Key responsibilities:
  • Primary administrator and technical expert for all operational tools used by studio teams across Hogarth California.
  • Manages Hogarth global GEO project time-tracking tool. Manages team disclosures and server access.
  • Partners with client Facilities and IS&T teams to plan and execute office moves
  • Primary owner and driver of workflow mapping of projects across both client and Hogarth tools (e.g. client Planning to Hogarth project time tracking)
  • Set up and maintenance of Hogarth user accounts for all Sustain, Launch and Workshop resources
  • Responsible for continuous refinement of processes between WW/Global Production and agencies
  • Resource management capability including process, tools, and tracking for all resource assignments including outside production resources and agencies
  • Ensure workflows and system access for agency Production teams meet security compliance according to global client and Hogarth requirements
  • Responsible for working with finance on resource capacity planning
  • Support Production teams through relevant aspects of quarterly and annual planning by providing detailed resource/scope estimates aligned with the flight-plan
  • Remain current on technology and trends in production
  • Work with the leadership team to instill Hogarth values and build the Hogarth culture

  • A minimum of 15 years relevant experience in managing the operations for a production agency or in-house production department.
  • A deep knowledge of the production process with hands-on experience making the work.
  • Experience working with international roles.
  • Passionate about creating structure and processes that support the development of amazing work in a creative environment.
  • A clear aptitude for development of processes and tools that lead to more highly performing individuals and teams.
  • An ability to develop/deliver solutions to complex problems where analytics, process change/development are keys to success.


Diversity and Inclusion
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