Posted on April 8, 2019

VFX PRODUCER

Closing: May 8th 2019

Overview of role

A VFX producer should be organised, calm, motivated and used to working on more than one projects at one time.

Strong communication and team playing skills are a must with experience budgeting, organising and running high-end advertising VFX projects.

A thorough level of knowledge on the entire post-production process is essential.

Must have experience working with clients including production company and agency producers, account teams, directors and agency creatives from initial meetings through to final delivery.

Will be required to estimate, track and report on times and resources used.

Previous experience working in production or an adverting agency is essential.

Key responsibilities

Operations:

Managing projects from concept through to delivery

Drafting quotes, budgets and schedules for short form VFX projects

Building and organising teams of VFX artists and editors

Maintaining client relationships

Answering client technical queries / liaising with operators or technical staff to obtain and provide requested information

Liaising with artists, operators and support staff in offline, online, audio, grading, CGI, MCR and studio sessions

Working with bookings team to allocate resources including any freelance and third-party resource that may be required

Coordinating external services on projects

Keeping a track of hours as projects progress, reconciling and invoicing jobs on completion

Keeping abreast of new techniques and equipment available on-site and managing facility resources to ensure use is to the fullest

Ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff

Knowledge of Filemaker Pro and Microsoft Excel

Client:

Manage and cater for client expectations

Host internal and external meetings with clients

People:

Comfortable working independently or as part of a team

Comfortable leading a team of VFX artists, managing projects from concept through to delivery

Good listener and leader who is comfortable instructing and delegating to junior members of the team

Ensure clear lines of communication between team members, ensuring all deadlines are met on time

Finance:

Business acumen and an ability to balance financial responsibilities and negotiations

Drafting quotes, budgets for short form VFX projects

Keeping a track of hours as projects progress, reconciling and invoicing jobs on completion

Negotiating rates and discounts on a client or project basis

Providing MD with accurate figures for reporting purposes

 

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