Psyop is a production company led by directors with a simple mission: to craft compelling experiences that viewers seek out and share. Celebrated for groundbreaking work across platforms, Psyop specializes in creating content led by thoughtful design and breathtaking art. Psyop has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver.
We are currently in search of a VFX Production Manager in our Vancouver studio.
The Production Manager (PM) position is vital to the successful delivery of high quality visual effects for our clients. The PM will act as a liaison between the Producer and Coordinators to manage and drive the schedule to ensure on time project delivery. The PM will use their organizational skills to keep track of all shots and their statuses in order to clearly debrief any big picture schedule or production impacts to the Producer.
PMs will use their calm and positive demeanor to resolve issues as they arise. They will adapt to change and have the ability to modify schedules as client needs shift. They keep track of workflow progress through personal interactions with Coordinators, Department Supervisors as well as Shotgun. They will alert the Producer of any issues which may result in workflow delays.
The PM will take accountability for show progress and will utilize their people skills to manage direct reports to meet show deadlines.
The PM will motivate the artists and production team during peak periods.
Manage workflow to balance production schedule and employee resources
Tracking actual days vs. bid days on all disciplines and flagging concerns
Responsible for watching over the day-to-day operations of the show within the facility
Work with VFX Producer to determine milestones to create and maintain the project schedule
Understand elements impacting departments to foresee/prevent challenges in schedule
Participate in client meetings as needed
Communicate with external vendors for outsourcing purposes
Work with the VFX Producer to support bidding processes
Work with the VFX Producer and Scheduler to manage and allocate personnel resources in a multi-show environment
Mentor Production Coordinators and Production Assistants in their respective areas
Manage time and resources to meet weekly targets
Other duties and responsibilities consistent with your position may be assigned to you from time to time.
Ability to train and coach production staff
3+ years experience in VFX
3+ years experience as Senior Coordinator
Supervisory experience is an asset
Proven experience with Shotgun
If you meet the above qualifications please submit your resume to:
Please be sure to include “VFX Production Manager” in the subject line.