The VFX Production Manager is primarily responsible for the management of production flow for VFX projects. Attending client and internal show meetings, generating schedules and status reports, and reporting to the VFX producer on show progress are all part of the daily responsibilities of the VFX production manager will also be called upon to assist in setting up and maintaining systems for in-house information flow and retrieval, and project management. The VFX Production Manager should always be looking for ways to streamline and improve communication and information flow as it pertains to VFX projects.
In addition, the VFX Production Manager serves as a key front-line representative of the company and frequently deals directly with clients. This direct client interaction requires a highly professional demeanor and diplomacy.
Reporting to the Head of Production and to the VFX Producer as assigned on projects.
Duties may include:
- Attend client meetings, production meetings and dailies.
- Work closely with the project leads and Department heads to crew shows appropriately.
- Work closely with the VFX Supervisor and VFX Producer to guarantee proper management and execution of projects within the schedule and budget.
- Generate schedules, working with the project leads and reporting to the VFX Producer.
- Manage crew with regards to project schedules, including oversight of crew hours, overtime and vacation.
- Oversee project coordinator duties
- Report project status to the VFX Supervisor, VFX Producer and Department Heads
Please e-mail van-recruiting[at]methodstudios.com with your résumé and your current or upcoming availability with subject line “VFX Production Manager” and your name, as in: “VFX Production Manager – John Smith”. We thank all candidates in advance for applying but only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
Located in Vancouver at 50 W. 2nd Avenue, Method Studios is an award-winning, international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, London, Sydney, and Melbourne. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, Method Studios services high-end feature film, commercial, television, games, and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace. Built around an exceptional team of VFX professionals, our international facilities provide a full range of services including conceptual design, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, matte painting, compositing, and finishing. With its global reach accented by its boutique accessibility, the company has the capacity to service its clientele wherever production is situated.
Recent feature credits for Method include: “Ant-man”, “San Andreas”, “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”, “Jupiter Ascending”, “The Maze Runner”, “The Giver”, “Into The Storm”, “Snowpiercer”, “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, “Transformers: Age of Extinction”, “Maleficent”, “Thor 2”, “Cloud Atlas”, “Argo”, “Dark Shadows”, “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2”, “Abraham Lincoln-Vampire Hunter”, “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”, “Clash of the Titans 2”, “Contagion”, and “Elysium”.
Upcoming feature work includes: “Pelé”, “Tarzan”, “5th Wave”, “King Arthur,” and several upcoming Marvel projects!