Production Director

The Production Director leads and manages client engagements and is responsible for overall client satisfaction, quality of service, and on-time, on-budget completion of deliverables across large accounts or client groups. 


  • Responsible for overall account leadership (partnering with DRI) to develop executive level client relationships that positions C&T as a strategic and innovative agency 
  • Overseeing producers and creative teams from beginning to end of each engagement’s life cycle and the larger client relationship
  • Overseeing teams assigned to multimillion-dollar client relationship(s), being responsible for account growth, staffing and allocations, client satisfaction, prioritization of all deliverables, and ensuring quality of work meets C&T’s agency standards. 
  • When needed, be able to develop an engagement strategy and work with the team and discipline leads to execute it, involving people at the optimal levels for project success and overall account utilization (goals, deliverables, schedule, budget, resources)
  • Managing portfolio-level P&L by negotiating statements of work and retainers, making sure work is delivered on budget, and responsible for the cash-flow (invoicing, receivables, etc) 
  • Leading the training/mentoring of producers on production methodology, financial processes, and PM skills
  • Helping lead weekly allocations meeting 
  • Serving as an escalation point for all teams, and clients, when it comes to the internal process of a project
  • Must have strong presentation, verbal and written skills
  • Can think quickly under pressure, as well as motivate and engage the team to produce the best possible results



  • 10+ years in the Digital Agency industry or related experience, developing interactive projects and managing large creative team and clients
  • Demonstrated experience running large engagements with Fortune 500 clients or equivalent experience, overseeing a large portfolio of projects ($4MM+)
  • Experience with various projects types, including responsive websites, mobile/tablet applications, video, brand, and strategic consulting
  • Experience strategy, design, and product development experience
  • Able to manage large interdisciplinary teams – 15+ people
  • Proven experience managing multi-million dollar accounts successfully
  • Proven experience managing P&L and compliance processes
  • Ability to define solutions that will generate measurable results for the client
  • Excellent negotiation skills (especially contract negotiations) with both clients and partners
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Deep understanding of project management, work flow and infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge of web development technologies.  Knowledge of quality assurance process is required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required



This person is a mentor and coordinator for producers, helping assess and head-off red flags and set best practices for projects across the agency. You must have a passion for the strategy, creative and be able to sell through innovative ideas to the client.  The Production Director oversees implementation from end-to-end and is an inspirational leader on both client and internal sides of the fence to deliver this work with the best quality possible. 


In addition to all other tasks, Production Directors are managers for Executive Producers– responsible for their career satisfaction and growth.  They run weekly meetings and performance reviews with their direct reports and are responsible for portfolio level P&Ls.

Code and Theory is a digital-first strategic and creative agency that designs products, content, and campaigns across physical and digital environments. Founded in 2001 and operating out of offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Atlanta, and Manila, we believe a mix of technology and creativity can solve complex business problems to drive forward innovative change.
From helping to redefining the publishing landscape through our work with media companies such as NBC News, WWE, Bloomberg, The BBC, The Outline, Vogue, and The Guardian, to creating award-winning marketing programs for brands such as Maybelline New York, Victoria’s Secret, and Burger King, to developing unique customer experiences for NYLife, Quest Diagnostics, Citibank, Dignity Health, Reebok and Colgate to designing physical products for companies like Brown-Forman, Hearst, and Comcast, Code and Theory is a creative agency built for the entire ecosystem.
At Code and Theory, we strive to only be limited by our own ambition and creativity. We believe in pushing beyond the easy and obvious answers in order to deliver the solutions that are right for our clients, their businesses, and their users.
In addition to working with the smart and passionate people that make up the Code and Theory family, you also get the perks. There's the usual - 401k, excellent health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, flexible spending, pre tax commuter benefits and long- and short-term disability. Code and Theory has a newly improved flexible vacation policy that does not put a defined limit on the amount of paid time off an employee takes in a year as long as they are responsible and accountable to their work. This policy is based on mutual trust between Code and Theory and our employees. Then there are the extras, some random, mostly awesome – bagel Mondays, stocked candy jar and exceptional Stumptown coffee and cold brew, monthly massages and team outings.
Code and Theory is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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