Ryan G

Production Operations Manager - 14 Years of Experience - Near 90064


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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Results driven senior manager and business partner with demonstrated ability for visualizing the big picture, setting priorities, reviewing results and driving performance. Excels at developing optimization strategies that increase profits while maintaining highest product quality. Expert in partnering with all levels of management to handle resource utilization, hiring strategies, optimized production pipelines and cross departmental communication. Proven track record of fostering relationships, soliciting support, and motivating others toward company vision and objectives. Proven ability to build, develop, and scale operational growth from a 35 employee boutique to a 300 staff best in class studio with multiple overseas outsource vendors. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS * Successfully developed multiple PSA solutions for studios varying in size from 30 to 500 employees. * Responsible for multi-office oversight of all operations. * Established Integrated Information Systems and career development programs to foster rapid internal growth of key talent while increasing retention rates in a highly competitive marketplace. * Initiated physical/digital security assessment and implementation of procedures for multiple campuses introducing the studio into larger more mature markets. * Successfully partnered with HR Director to handle sensitive employee relations issues, investigations, and terminations without legal ramifications. * Oversaw all vendor negotiations and relations, reducing costs and implementing opportunities to use offshore studios to improve profit margins. * Partnered with COO to develop aggressive CAPEX/OPEX budgets allowing constant relevant growth in a high paced technologically driven marketplace. Partner * Report directly to COO to oversee all Los Angeles operations for a best in class, award winning, 230 employee, $50 Million per year Visual Effects and Production Studio. * Partner closely with all Heads of Department to oversee profitability and creative excellence throughout the studio. * Serve on the Global Operations Board to define and implement best practices for improving profitability and creative excellence in offices across the globe. * Negotiate best possible rates and schedules with outsource vendors in Mumbai, India and with Head of Engineering and COO to develop efficient strategies for all technical operations including Capex schedules Resource utilization limiting technical downtime and developing disaster response/recovery initiatives. * Design and implement workflows and reporting tools to ensure increased EBIDTA and consistent profit growth.