Overview

CoSA VFX Vancouver has an opening for an experienced VFX Coordinator for a long-term position.  We are continuing to grow and working on projects such as Gotham, Lucifer, Lethal Weapon and more, with exciting new projects starting in early 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with the production team:

  • update Ftrack shot tracking database promptly with all new information, episodes, notes or deliveries
  • upload and download material from FTP/Aspera, and notify artists and production team of footage, element or shot deliveries
  • set up and maintain Excel delivery logs
  • maintain and post/distribute all calendar events
  • participate in production meetings, Cinesync sessions, Skype sessions, dailies and artist rounds and follow up on notes and action items that arise
  • have a precise idea of what the team is working on and inform producer/supervisor of any issues
  • make sure artists are aware of targets and assure that they have all info and materials they need, and help them get it if they don’t
  • help with ordering/organizing dinner when the crew is working OT, help keep studio tidy and organized if required

We work in a fast-paced environment, primarily on TV series, juggling multiple episodes and shows at once.

REQUIREMENTS:

Strong organizational skills:

  • Exceptional consistency in naming files, formatting emails and packaging deliverables
  • Demonstrated capacity to monitor heavy email traffic, identify and respond promptly to high priority messages
  • Experience in creating accurate and succinct notes in meetings and review sessions, distributing appropriately

Excellent teamwork skills:

  • Insight into how clients and in-house supervisors workflows as well as their project priorities
  • Collaborate effectively with other production staff working on the same projects
  • Able to engage appropriate team members for answers and approvals

Superior verbal and written communication skills:

  • Engaging manner and an interest in working face-to-face with artists and clients
  • Able to communicate effectively with busy people. Convey urgency without seeming abrasive or flustered
  • Skilled in crafting emails and other communications that utilize existing methodology
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and written skills in general

Thorough understanding of the VFX production process and tools:

  • 1-3 years production experience, including live-action feature film or television experience
  • Related post-production training, college or university an asset
  • Understanding of on-set and digital VFX techniques, processes and language
  • Anticipate — and proactively address — issues that crop up in production
  • Hands-on experience with file transfer technologies such as Aspera and FTP
  • Extensive knowledge of Mac OS X and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with FTrack a plus

This position is a full-time non-contract position, subject to additional hours as required by production schedules.   Must be BC Resident and CDN/PR.

We look forward to meeting you!