Senior Producer, Chicago, Illinois

Agency Ogilvy
Created 11/25/2021
Reference 2021-10248
Category Creative
Country United States
State Illinois
City Chicago

The Senior Producer has a greater level of experience than a producer and will typically be assigned to higher complexity projects. Senior Producers are required to have international and domestic production experience. Senior Producers will mentor newer producers, represent the agency at client meetings and industry events. Bid, prep and supervise production of content, including all image capture for multiple platforms (film, video, photography, illustration, graphics, sound), activation events and digital production (social, mobile, display ecom.) The Senior Integrated Producer has achieved a level of production expertise which enables them to manage the most difficult challenges.


  • Support and execute creative concepts.
  • Be a resource to the agency for developing content production solutions and strategies.
  • Be a student of new and emerging media, platforms and technology
  • Vetting, ballparking and scheduling of creative concepts.
  • Review production bids and treatments and advise on qualifications, suitability.
  • Key decision maker on if projects are serviced within the WPP production studios.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with our production partners.
  • Bid, review and negotiate production estimates.
  • Formulate and develop production rationale and recommendations.
  • Partner with Project Management, Account Service and Production Business Management.
  • Scrutinize suppliers plans and practices, provide direction as needed.
  • Coordinate and schedule productions.
  • Conduct pre-production meetings.
  • Work to stay within the agreed upon budget. Provide timely notification to team for changes to budget.
  • Review and approve all production-related invoices.
  • Advise writers, art directors, etc. in all content production-related matters with creative solutions for improving quality.
  • Manage multiple projects as needed.
  • Mentor producers and associate producers.
  • Be client and new business client facing.

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