We’re a small crew but we need some help with dotting the Is and crossing the Ts. You’ll be primarily working with our PM and VFX Sup and we’re assuming some level of training is required! We’re looking for a tech savvy, organized and self-motivated individual that can plug in with out team. Hiring immediately for a 3-4 month contract -> length of contract and responsibility will most likely grow.
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Working with the production team:
update Shotgun 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.
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:
This is an entry level role and a level of training is assumed. All levels of experience will be considered but 1-3 years production experience, including live-action feature film or television experience is best.
Not Required but a plus:
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, Google Sheets and familiarity with Shotgun
This position is a contract position – Must be BC Resident and CDN/PR.
We look forward to hearing from you!
About CVD VFX
ABOUT CVD VFX
CVD VFX is a boutique VFX studio comprised of creative and passionate artists focused on industry leading compositing and stylization in the film and gaming industry.
Lemony Snickets: A series of Unfortunate Events | The Shack | Mass Effect: Andromeda | Magicians s2 | ZOO | Wayward Pines | Man in the High Castle | X-Files | NUMB (Winner of Best VFX – 2016 Leo Awards)