Production Manager

Are you an experienced and accomplished VFX Production Manager? Do you have a proven track record in project management? Are you calm, organized, and methodical in your approach to work? If so – let’s chat!

As the VFX Production Manager, you will be responsible for managing artists, schedules, and daily tasks. You will work in conjunction with VFX Producers and VFX Supervisors, and you will spend your days:

Responsibilities:
• managing artist assignments and production requirements from beginning to end of production
• accurately breaking down shots and VFX requirements
• organizing dailies, rounds and meetings and tasks
• ensuring data, shot statuses, tasks, camera reports, notes and critical information are updated in Shotgun on a timely basis
• keeping to the planned schedules and milestones and communicating any changes
• overseeing client deliveries and postings of all temps and finals
• managing submission sheet information and updates
• arranging cine-syncs and communicating the playlist agenda in advance
• anticipating special project requirements (software, hardware, space, resources) and ensuring information is communicated to Systems and Executive Producer / President as early as possible
• taking clear, concise and accurate notes in all meetings and dailies sessions, ensuring teams have required information as quickly as possible
• ensuring internal notes are approved
• ensuring client notes are reviewed with the team and updated in Shotgun
• providing project status reports to the Executive Producer, Head of Production and President as required and during weekly production meetings
• maintaining weekly client status reports
• collaborating effectively and fostering a positive and united working environment
• working with VFX Coordinators to ensure all administrative tasks are up to date

Must have:
• a minimum 3-5 years of VFX Production Manager experience within the film production industry
• strong knowledge of Shotgun (project software)
• strong knowledge of MS Office package (including Word, Excel)
• demonstrated project management experience with the ability to problem solve effectively in a fast paced environment
• the ability to liaise and collaborate with artists, producers and clients
• understanding of visual effects processes including asset development, layout, matte painting, animation, FX, lighting and compositing is considered an asset

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@spinvfx.com. Be sure to include “Production Manager” in the subject line.