Production Manager

Production Manager

Position:
Production Manager

Department:
Production

Location:
Los Angeles

Overview

Our Production team is responsible for managing the artists, schedules and client expectations of all our film and episodic VFX work. If you have a passion for supporting and organising creative projects, then this could be the role for you. Our VFX Production Managers are fundamental to our studio’s process and this could be an ideal next step for an experienced coordinator.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain the successful ingest, scheduling and delivery of all projects – formally assessed through weekly job reports
  • Successful management of projects – assessed through provision of per job data and per client data.
  • All projects are delivered with pinch points and crunch times minimised by proper planning and advanced warning to producers.
  • Provide support to and organisation for VFX Supervisors and Producers.
  • Participate in client Cinesync or Microsoft Teams/Skype calls
  • Liaising with overseas vendors and experience in a global multi-site studio.
  • Client Sends, submission forms and collating material to be sent by our data IO team

Required Skills

  • Experience in VFX scheduling and high level of organisation/maintenance of databases pertaining to shots or assets.
  • Previous exposure to and/or proficient knowledge of: Microsoft Office applications, FTP software (Filezilla/CyberDuck), Mac and Windows literate, basic Linux, ShotGun, 7Zip and Aspera/Mediashuttle/SohoNet/MediaSilo etc.
  • Proficient client communication.

About You

  • Organised and focused
  • Clear confident communicator
  • Adept in skillfully juggling tasks
  • Engaged and strong desire to learn
  • Able to perform in a client-driven deadline environment

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a VFX environment

Location

  • Los Angeles

Due to Covid-19 you may need to be able to work from home at the beginning of your appointment. However, if offered a position you must be willing and able to work in our LA studio. If shortlisted for an interview, you will be asked some questions to assess your home working capability.

Contract Type

  • Full-time, non-exempt

Start Date

  • Immediate

Salary

  • Dependent on experience

How to Apply?

  • Send a short cover email to: [email protected].
  • Include your availability and resume.
  • Specify “Production Manager – LA” in the subject line of the email.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US at the time of applying. Visa candidates are not being considered at this time.

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