Lux Visual Effects is seeking a Production Assistant to assist and coordinate the flow of work within the VFX department for projects as required. This candidate will report to our Digital Production manager and/or Producer.

Areas of Responsibility:
• Create and update VFX lists and maintain database
• Liaise directly with Supervisor/Producer of each project, support the production/admin team
• Attend dailies, enter notes pertaining to artistic/technical/logistical info on shots
• Record client notes and approvals
• Assist Producer with bidding templates where required
• Backup Digital Production Manager
• Correspond with editors for project specific information
• Use Avid / Final Cut Pro to create a ‘Cuts in Sequence’ document for all shots
• Create show reels for website and demo reels for clients/various projects/social media
• Ingest plates, checking plate length, checking plates against references (correct shot # | length)
• Set up and maintain directory structure
• Runner duties including hard drive drop off / pick up
• Other coordination duties where required
• Admin duties: opening/closing/mail, deliveries/phones/cover absences + vacations
• Tidy/clean kitchen area, check stock/supplies, order where needed

Position Requirements:
• Interest in the coordination/production area of the industry
• A proactive nature and keen attention to detail
• Ability and initiative to create and maintain project-tracking systems
• Proficient knowledge of MS Office
• Knowledge of a Non Linear Editing program an asset (Avid and/or Final Cut Pro)
• Exceptional client, communication and organizational skills
• Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Knowledge of FTP, F-track, Hiero a plus
• Ability to work as a team player and take direction well
• Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects
• Experience working on a television delivery schedule an asset
• Knowledge of digital and HD pipeline and an understanding of After Effects, Nuke, Maya, Ftrack a plus

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and references to:
w. subject line “Production Assistant”

We thank all candidates in advance for applying but only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
No phone calls please.
Must live local, be a Canadian Citizen or have a valid Visa / working permit

About Lux Visual Effects

Lux Visual Effects is an award winning vfx company based in Vancouver, Canada. Our talented team of artists create visual effects for commercials, television series, and feature films.