Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic television. We are looking for a VFX Producer with experience producing and managing VFX teams in a fast-paced environment. This is a contract position requiring overtime as needed.
- Build and maintain relationships with clients.
- Act as the main point of contact for clients with respect to scope, budgeting, scheduling, and fulfilling milestones.
- Participate in pre-production and production meetings as needed.
- Manage all aspects of the show(s), typically involving breakdowns, bidding, change orders, shot tracking, team management, client communication and financial tracking.
- Support Production Manager with daily management of schedules.
- Work with CG/VFX Supervisors and Production team members to anticipate any potential concerns and follow up with efficient solutions in order to prevent schedule delays or budget overages.
- Handle all outsource bidding.
- Assist with bidding new business as required.
- Help maintain a positive and supportive work environment.
- Provide mentorship to Production Managers, Coordinators and Production Assistants.
- Maintain a highly professional demeanor and level of diplomacy.
- Minimum 5 years VFX Producing on episodic and film projects at a VFX facility.
- On-set experience is a plus.
- Previous experience in providing detailed and accurate bids for episodic and film.
- Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously (and flawlessly).
- Well versed in the Post-Production process, especially that of visual effects.
- Experience using Shotgun or similar production management software.
- Hands-on experience with file transfer technologies such as Aspera.
- Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Works well with tight deadlines and under pressure.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel in particular.
- Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Google Suite.
- The ability to work flexible hours is necessary.
About Crafty Apes
WHO WE ARE
Crafty Apes Vancouver is an award winning, full service visual effects studio. Focusing on compositing and industry leading stylization, our studio is recognized for consistently and professionally delivering the highest quality in VFX.
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