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Senior Creative Producer, Sustainment

Company: Meow Wolf
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Meow Wolf is a social impact art project that fuels a business, and a business that fuels a social impact art project. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences into fantastic realms of story and exploration.

Job Description:

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Compensation: This is an exempt position. Compensation will vary based on experience.

In partnership with the General Manager and Creative Director the Senior Creative Producer is part of the Creative Leadership team responsible for achieving and maintaining the artistic and creative vision and for ensuring the implementation of that vision through the project life cycle. The producer is the day to day manager of the Creative team, creating staffing plans, managing creative efforts, ensuring all deliverables are being met, while working closely with, and collaborating with, the Project Leaders to achieve common and cohesive objectives. The Senior Creative Producer must be proficient in guiding and articulating the concepts and the experiences that define the project's creative vision and to motivate the involved teams who are responsible for providing input and support to its development. They must be steadfast and strategic as they work within Meow Wolf's highly ambitious, collaborative model.

How you will do it...

  • Reports to SVP of Creative Design and Production and the Chief Exhibitions Officer. Is a Project Leader in partnership with the General Manager and Creative Director.
  • Define scope of Creative Deliverables by phase, adhering to the Scope, Schedule, and Budget defined by the Project Leadership.
  • Develop resource staffing plans, estimates, and schedules for Creative Deliverables in collaboration with the project team and exhibition leadership. Coordinate with the General Manager about any potential facility impacts that might be driven by creative ideas.
  • Ensure all Creative Team members, Creative Direction, Narrative, Graphics, Concept Art, and consultants and any other collaborating party are executing all Creative deliverables on schedule and within the agreed budget.
  • Effectively manages Creative budgets and schedules throughout the whole scope of the project in collaboration with Project Teams.
  • Collaborate with team leadership to prioritize Creative scope of project and Creative delivery options.
  • Communicate clear and concise project Creative updates to all Project Leadership
  • Maintains Presentation and Communication materials, and phase presentation developments.
  • Maintains Phase Creative documentation as applicable. Blue Sky, Concept, DD.
  • Hire outside Creative Consultants as required to support the creative strategy
  • Maintains open lines of communication between all divisions of work
  • Responsible for contracting temporary contract labor as needed to support the project.
  • Manage time effectively between each location assignment and the needs of those teams To be successful in this role...
    • Thorough knowledge of creative process and deliverables, including artwork, art curation as well as an understanding of potential operational impacts
    • Extensive knowledge and experience with immersive group entertainment and/or art curation
    • Ability to read & comment on architectural & show drawings
    • Experience with exhibition installs & schedules
    • Extensive knowledge of scope, schedule and budget planning and mitigation
    • Effectively articulate creative intent and artistic vision to all levels of the Meow Wolf organization
    • Develop strong partnerships across all project stakeholders and hold space for artistic contribution from all Meow Wolf team members.
    • Able to produce Creative Staffing Plans, linked to a scope and budget
    • Must be able to travel to each location when necessary
    • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and some Photoshop
    • Must have strong communication skills and ability to manage across multiple project teams at all times
    • Must be able to support artists that might be unfamiliar with construction standards or building requirements in order to have an engaging and successful experience with Meow Wolf
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, organizational as well as creative thinking
    • Excellent understanding of Location Based / Themed Entertainment industries and their production pipelines
    • 10+ years of experience in creative enterprises including Location Based Themed Entertainment Experiences or Attraction
    • Experience shepherding high budget multimedia productions from ideation to completion
    • Comfortable leading a team of artists & crafters, designers and writers. Work environment & physical demands...
      • Office and warehouse depending on the needs of a project or initiative; possible exposure to loud noises.
      • Physical Demands: Standing or sitting for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 20 lbs. The employee will comply with company and OSHA standard workplace safety protocols.
      • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Work Schedule
      • This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
      • Supervisor Responsibilities
      • This position does not require supervisory responsibility.
      • Travel may be required for this position.
      • All employees will comply with company and OSHA standard workplace safety protocols.
      • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. You will get to know Meow Wolf by...
        • Exploring Meow Wolf Origins.
        • Attending Immersiversity.
        • Reviewing Meow Wolf's Employee Handbook. JOIN MEOW WOLF
          The organization is comprised of individuals who inspire creativity in people's lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. Every role is a vital component and thereby essential in creating exhibitions that will serve as anchors, borne in deep radical collaboration with local artists and communities, thus fueling our social impact initiatives. Each hire allows us to enhance our surrounding communities and the true source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality.

          Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social and environmental wellbeing in our community.

          Our four areas of impact are:
          • Respect for Creative Communities
          • Respect for Collaborating Artists
          • Respect for our Environment
          • Respect for our Employees BENEFITS
            The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks.
            • Medical Insurance Plans
            • FSA and HSA Pre-Tax Saving Options
            • Dental & Vision Insurance
            • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance Policy
            • Company Paid Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Coverages
            • Company Paid Travel Health Reimbursement Plan
            • Company Paid Employee Assistance Program
            • Voluntary Critical Illness & Additional Life Insurance Policies
            • 401k Retirement Plan
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Discount on Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merchandise
            • Monthly JOON Wellness Expense Reimbursement Program
            • Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests
            • And employee discounts with many local businesses

              Please visit for more information.

              COME AS YOU ARE
              Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at Meow Wolf are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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