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Founders Factory // helping build & scale early stage tech
Product, Full Time    London, United Kingdom    Posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2020
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Poplar is on a mission to democratise the creation of augmented reality content. Through our community of 1700+ AR creators, our platform has enabled the production of amazing augmented reality experiences for major brands including Universal Music, Sony Music, Fox, Disney, L'Oral, King, & Speedo amongst many others.

Poplar just raised $2.6m ($3.5m to date) & was recently named one of the top 100 fast-growth new UK businesses launched in the last five years (The Startups 100 2020).

We're looking for a Producer to join our growing team based in London.
As a Producer, you will coordinate the production of AR campaigns & partnerships with our large customers (large brands, agencies & platforms). You will support live project needs & the Poplar team as a whole to create cutting edge experiences utilising the latest technological advancements.

This is a great opportunity to join a small but ambitious team in a fast-moving industry with an experienced founding team, strong backing (Fuel Ventures, Founders Factory, Haatch Ventures, Ascension Ventures, Super Ventures) & an array of exciting clients.

Location: London, UK
Role Type: Permanent
Reporting to: Head of Client Services
Direct Reports: None
Other regular relationships: Business Development team, AR Technologist, Creative Lead, Product team, 3rd party Developers & Creators
Salary: 40,000-50,000 depending on experience, equity

Key Responsibilities
Manage the production of interactive AR projects with our large customers (large brands, agencies & platforms), from the client brief to the collaboration with our network of trusted developers & creators.
Employ agile project management methodologies in the delivery of projects.
Source the best talent for imminent productions from our talent pool, using the Poplar platform.
Create, organise, & maintain the overall project schedule. Ensuring the team are aware of what needs to be delivered & when.
Manage project tasks in Trello, Basecamp, Jira or alternative tools.
Lead & support the team in finding solutions to complicated problems. This may be through desk-based research, hands-on testing or collaboration with our technologists.
Prepare project estimates, critical paths/schedules, & assumptions for the specific projects.
Diarising & leading production meetings (both internal & client-facing) during the production.

Successful Candidates Will Be
Self-starter, entrepreneurial & can-do attitude, with lots of initiative
Good organisation & ability to multi-task
Well-organised & diligent in following through
Possessing a high level of commercial acumen & be eager to deliver on all levels for both clients & Poplar
Interested in working in the Augmented Reality
 Interested in working in a startup environment
Tech-savvy with proficient in G-Suite
Excellent written & verbal communication skills

What We Offer
Flexible working hours: we care about getting the job done more than the exact hours you're at your desk.

Flexible working conditions: you will be working from home until the end of the year 2020, then you will be offered to work with the team at a central London location while being able to work from home 1-3 days.

Equity - we believe employees should share in the success of the business.

Fun & supportive culture - we firmly believe in fostering a positive work environment, which means having fun as a team while challenging ourselves.

Support for community projects - we believe volunteering & community activities shouldn't come out of your 25 days' holiday allowance. For example, our CEO is a Trustee of Save the Children UK & our CTO runs a music project that raises funds for charities

Inspiring surroundings - our previous office was filled with green life, but we also take the time to run offsites elsewhere in London & abroad.

Opportunity to learn rapidly - you'll be working with experienced media tech pioneers in a fast-paced company & industry.

Casual dress & dog-friendly environment - just ask our office dog, Indiya.

Our Values
We are futurists. Simply put, we believe that AR will transform the world.

We are learners. Learning is at the core of everything we do, & we are passionate about educating people about AR.

We are nimble. We empower people by making AR creation simple, quick & affordable.

We are playful. We have a lot of fun trying the latest immersive technologies & we want to share that fun with everyone.

We are diverse. Diversity is not only core to our team, but also a core strength of our entire ecosystem: developers, partners, & platforms.

We are committed to building a diverse culture & are eager to receive applications from all backgrounds. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

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