Digital Producer – Digital Domain Vancouver
Job Title: Digital Producer
Reports to: VFX Producer/Head of Studio
Classification: Full Time, Project Based
Date: July 2015
Purpose of the job:
The Digital Producer is responsible for the planning, scheduling, management, and delivery of all aspects of digital production for feature film visual effects. Oversees all production workflow and partners with the VFX producer and show supervisors to deliver the contracted work on schedule.
Oversees the daily operations of the show Production team and Digital Artists to ensure efficient flow of work through the facility
Works with show supervisors and VFX Producer to develop a breakdown of all digital effects work for the project
Works with VFX Producer to revise bids and manage facility show costs
With the support of the DPM to create a schedule for all phases of production
Creates and maintains task assignments for the teams and works with team leads to create element and final delivery schedules
Supervises a team of DPMs, Production Coordinators, and Production Assistants to schedule and update progress of tasks in the production tracking system and on the show board
Partners with the show supervisors and leads to understand the development schedule, show pipeline, and its implication for production workflow
Participates in show planning meetings with Supervisors and Technology teams through both development and shot production phases of the project
Creates the call sheet and daily schedule, ensuring that dailies, client meetings, Supervisor walkthroughs, production meetings, and other priorities are effectively planned and managed
Prioritizes daily output for CG elements and client deliveries
Identifies potential issues in advance, facilitates problem solving and maintains the momentum required to keep the team delivering shots on schedule
Acts as escalation point for conflict resolution and all show-related facility issues
Trains and mentors Production staff and leads show performance appraisal process for Production team
Plans and leads the execution of the show post-mortems
Partners with HR and Supervisors to complete the show performance appraisal process for digital artists
Qualifications: Education and/or Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field
7+ years experience in production management or supervisory role for feature film visual effects required
Demonstrated organizational, project management and leadership skills
Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required; experience with production tracking software and asset management software a plus
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a high pressure environment
Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:
Office working environment.
Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.
To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers
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