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Digital Domain Recruiting – Digital Production Manager

The Digital Production Manager is responsible for the scheduling and management of all aspects of digital production for feature film visual effects.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • With the Digital Producer, creates a schedule for all phases of production and works with Digital Artist Managers to assign digital artists to the work
  • Responsible for tracking billed artist weeks against the bid
  • Maintains hold schedule and authorizes releases for all digital artists
  • Creates and maintains task assignments for the teams; anticipates potential staffing changes based on development or creative shifts through the show
  • Responsible for artist timecards and vacation requests
  • Maintains and publishes information regarding client notes and changes in planned work for Supervisors and artists
  • Provides information to support the VFX Producer with bidding and change orders
  • Provides support to VFX and show supervisors as needed
  • Manages the task assignments and priorities for the VFX Editor
  • Works with DFX and CG Supervisors to create render processor, disk space, and software projections for the duration of the show
  • Manages daily digital resource utilization and acts as the primary contact on the Production team regarding the allocation of show resources; communicates daily with the show DPA regarding changes to priorities, etc.
  • Oversees the setup of show-specific production needs including view stations, war rooms, etc.
  • Manages show space planning and artist moves with the Digital Artist Managers and Facility Operations
  • Responsible for end of show wrap up with key artists, Production Services and Video I/O
  • Participates in Production performance appraisal process
  • Attends show post-mortems, documents and identifies action items for Digital Production team
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field
  • 5+ years production experience including 3+ years experience in production management or supervisor role in feature film visual effects preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required; experience with production tracking software and asset management software a plus
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a high pressure environment
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