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Design Resource Manager

Closing date
18 Nov 2023

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Business Type
Board / C-Suite
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Job Details

The Design Resource Manager within the Studio Team is a gateway to the Prodigious Studio Design offering.

The role is pivotal in the running of the team and you’ll work closely with our Creative Design Lead and the Head of Studio to ensure you have an up to date overview of the Production design pipeline, the design team workload and their capabilities, in order to effectively resource briefs.

You’ll also resource freelance talent when required ensuring that our high creative standards are fully met.

For this role, we require a minimum of 3 days in the office per week.

Core responsibilities
  • Work with Production Design Lead managing the day-to-day resourcing requirement of the Production Design team
  • Attend all relevant resourcing meetings
  • Ensure an up to the minute view of forthcoming projects in order to forecast resourcing requirements
  • Monitor usage and burn against agreed timelines and agreed estimates
  • Maintain cost trackers, briefing platforms and resourcing platforms
  • Support PMs in developing estimates and helping to ensure adherence to agreed milestones both in terms of costs and timings
  • Flag any potential cost or timing overruns and provide suitable solutions
  • Liaise with other Prodigious (PDG) departments to ensure the smooth transition of projects through PDG

As a Design Resource Manager within PDG; experience working on a complex piece of business with leading creative partners is essential, combined with a solid understanding of the production process.

Your skills
  • You must be familiar with creative and production agency processes
  • A thorough knowledge of a Production Design offering
  • Experience of managing multiple complex multi-faceted projects
  • Experience of interpreting and briefing creative projects to ensure creative agency expectations are fully understood and resourced appropriately
  • Familiar with typical agency budgetary processes and reporting
  • A champion of your teams needs and capabilities to ensure the right resource is available
  • Experience of managing resource in order to mitigate and minimise possible challenges to budgets and timings

More than any other role Resource Management is a dynamic and proactive position that demands a willingness to engage with clients to identify, meet and exceed their needs.

Key attributes
  • Organised to the nth degree.
  • A proactive problem solver
  • Great client facing and client management skills
  • Proven ability to plan and resource complex production design requests
  • Flawless attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communications skills
  • Financially on the money

Your performance
  • Demonstrate the ability to pull together resources & processes to deliver the best solution
  • Team player, able to adapt quickly and positively to change
  • Able to build strong internal and external relationships
  • Well organised and able to handle multiple priorities
  • Help to grow profitability and drive efficiencies within the Production Design team and the overall offering

Additional Information

Diversity and inclusion is a core part of who we are at Prodigious London. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture that encourages, celebrates and supports our wonderfully diverse employee group - whatever their age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability or ethnicity. Diversity and inclusion doesn’t just fuel our creativity and innovation, it brings us closer to our people and audiences. We will continue to strive to create a culture and environment where everyone feels empowered and more importantly comfortable enough to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities and for candidates in our application process. If you need assistance or adjustment due to a disability, please contact us.



We put excellence in craft, innovation, and problem-solving at our core. We are pioneers of smart ‘informed’ production, and engage with platforms and tools that enable personalisation at scale. Our unique operating model mixes in-house studios, regional production campuses and offshore platforms. We ‘right-shore’ the best solution for every need utilising our comprehensive technology stack to cater for all aspects of the production process.


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