Head of Production / Senior Producer

Company Overview

We’re an independent marketing technology agency based in London and New York, on a mission to combine technology and creativity to solve brands’ problems. We are one of the UK’s top 25 fastest growing start-ups, and we were the 33rd fastest growing company on the Financial Time’s 2019 top 1000 list. We bring together data, technology, content, and paid-media to drive revenue for brands. Our clients include Spotify, Nike, Waze, Just Eat, ASOS, Pret A Manger and adidas. Since being founded in 2014, Byte has grown to more than 140 brilliant people.


Our core services are:

  • Creative ideas development
  • Digital content production
  • Design and build chatbots
  • Voice bots 
  • Messaging experiences 
  • AR effects / lenses
  • Biddable digital media planning and buying
  • Data analytics and insight
  • Digital strategy
  • Marketing technology consultancy
  • Digital channel optimisation
  • Automation of internal and paid-media processes 
  • Dynamic creative


For more information, chat to our chatbot at www.bytelondon.com. 

Job Purpose

Most of our creative projects are produced in-house. We produce video and photo content for digital (mobile & web), CRM, AR, out of home and TV. Our production managers are responsible for costing, sourcing the cast, searching locations, hiring crew, kit direct and you would be responsible for overseeing this activity. For our larger productions we also work with best-in-class 3rd party production companies to give our clients a range of dynamic production solutions and the flexibility they need to create high quality marketing content. 


The majority of our work is digital and our aim is to produce TV quality productions for mobile based customer experiences.  We design each creative execution specifically for the platform that it will be viewed or interacted with, for example YouTube, TikTok or Snap. 

Key Responsibilities

This role will be varied and you will be responsible for, but not limited to: 


Client Management 

  • Working with Account Planners to communicate complex production projects and issues to our clients
  • Demonstrating a solution orientated approach


Job Profitability / Cost Management

  • Generating and approving cost estimates and schedules for Byte productions
  • Ownership of job profitability across all production jobs
  • Striving for good value for money from our suppliers on behalf of our clients


Managing 3rd Party Suppliers

  • Ability to build good working relationships with Production Companies and other third-party suppliers
  • Recommending best Directors and Production Companies
  • Networking and developing a black book of industry contacts


Developing process

  • Ability to implement, manage and improve Byte’s internal production process


Team Management 

  • Line management and career development for our growing production team and traffic manager
  • Establishing yourself as the Byte production expert, working closely with Account Planners in pre-shoot planning and beyond
  • Updating the management team on current and planned shoots 
  • Working alongside the discipline heads to make Byte’s culture and client work the best it can be

Skills and Previous Experience

  • 6+ years’ experience as a Creative Agency Producer or Producer/Production Manager within a Production Company
  • Strong understanding of video and photoshoot best practice
  • Hands on shoot management experience 
  • Experience of managing, guiding and growing a team of in-house production managers/producers
  • Strong commercial acumen 
  • Good experience with producing digital marketing content designed for the main platforms

Personal Attributes

To complement the team dynamic:


  • Sense of humour
  • Self-starting
  • Easily bored
  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to criticism and ideas
  • Clear communicator