Production & Studio Manager / Auckland / $70k - $90k

  • Auckland
  • $70k - $90k

Calling the creatively inclined and uber organised agency or architecture Studio, Creative Service & Project Managers!

As business is growing, our client, a central Auckland based Commercial Interior Design and Brand Experience Agency is looking for a Production & Studio Manager superstar to join its growing studio.

The new Production & Studio Manager will report to the Company Founder/Design Director and will support the whole agency in running more efficiently by providing the internal glue that creates the bond between creative conception and productive, quality studio output.

If you think this sounds like you, you’ll also be an expert organiser and multi-tasker whose time management skills are second to none. Managing timelines across multiple projects and numerous people will come naturally and with your confident manner, you won’t be afraid to crack the whip when needed to ensure things are done to schedule.

You may have come from a Creative Services or Production Manager position in a creative or design agency with the goal to make a change into a more niche space. Beyond the day-to-day management of creative output and studio production, tasks in this role may also span across office management (responding to enquiries, running office errands etc.), supplier logistics, assisting with the studio communications and supporting the senior leadership team.

This role requires a very confident communicator and a motivated self-starter with strong administration skills, true industry nous and proven experience working constructively with colleagues and clients. The ideal person is a natural ambassador, has strong attention to detail, is well prepared and enjoys being part of a tight-knit team.

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Required Experience:

• Min 4 years experience
• Architecture or Interiors or Brand Agency Background
• Skills in managing creative people

Required Skills:

• Strong communications skills
• Analytical and insightful attention to detail
• Experience managing projects from planning stages through to completion
• Ability to plan, allocate and organise production schedules
• Ability to prioritise tasks, both self-led and within a studio team
• Experience overseeing daily tasks tied to creative production to ensure output and quality of work are on track
• Ability to identify changes to workflows in order to improve efficiencies and project timelines
• Experience managing suppliers and logistics
• Experience reviewing, preparing and contributing to client creative proposals
• Office management
• HR and staff management
• A strong understanding of brand experience and design

Desired Skills:

• Knowledge of interior architecture & design
• Natural flare and interest in all things design
• Experience with GANTT chart sheets
• Knowledge of interior design terminology and processes a bonus!!
• Basic knowledge of 3D design program, CAD

Required Qualifications:

• Tertiary education (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

• Design Focused
• Energetic
• Passionate
• Career Driven
• Confident


• $70-90k (depending on experience)
• Central Location
• Designer Workspace

Commencement & ideal start date?

• Sooner the better
• 4 weeks notice period ok

Let The Pond agents help you realise your global market value and future career potential in Auckland, New Zealand.
Apply today or get in touch for a private conversation about your career and how this role may help take it to the next level e-mail: or call 027 844 9107.

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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