Added by on 2017-02-04

Rhythm & Hues Recruiting VFX Producer & System Administrator

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VFX Producer

Description

Job Title: VFX Producer

Responsibilities:

The VFX Producer is responsible for complete oversight of the show(s) visual effects budget and schedule, partnering with the internal R&H VFX Supervisor on all aspects of producing the highest quality visual effects for the project. This position also acts as the primary liaison, in collaboration with the R&H VFX Supervisor, between Rhythm & Hues and the client VFX team –including the show side VFX Producer and VFX Supervisor.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

– Reviews client materials (scripts, storyboards, and pre-vis) with VFX Supervisor and technical supervisors in order to generate visual effects breakdowns and bid
– Oversees client correspondence and acts as primary liaison with all client side parties
– Supports VFX Supervisor in client reviews and facilitates feedback to client
– Identifies potential production problems and works with VP of Production and VFX Supervisor to ensure creative decisions can be completed within budget and on schedule
– Responsible for the management of client turnover schedules
– Works with VP of Production to ensure proper scheduling and allocation of crew and digital resources within the budget
– Schedules and manages facility deliveries, including trailers and other special requirements; communicates changes to VP of Production and studio management team
– Works with Production Accountant to manage all aspects of show budget, including accurate projections, and weekly EFC reporting
– Approves all show budget costs
– Monitors changes to scope of work, including shot turnover re-bidding; maintains documentation for all changes and issues client change orders as needed
– Mentors Production staff and participates in show performance appraisal process and post-mortems

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

– Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field
– 5+ years experience in production management or supervisor 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

Local candidates only please. Please submit resume and salary history when applying. Due to the high volume of submissions we will be unable to reply to all candidates, we will reach out to qualified candidates appropriately.

Please email a resume & cover letter to: recruitment@rhythm.com
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System Administrator

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Rhythm & Hues Studios is looking to fill a Linux / Unix Systems Administrator position immediately, to work in our dynamic digital visual effects studio in Los Angeles. Our primary application platform is Linux running CentOS. The selected candidate will join the team of talented Systems Administrators supporting our VFX production team.

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY

RESPONSIBILITIES

Linux / Unix Systems Administrator (Hardware / Software)
Technical support and General trouble shooting for commercial and award winning proprietary applications and pipeline.
General system administration for account set up with Idap server and mail server
Printer set up and support
Disk usage clean and support
Workstation setup and deployment
Render monitoring and wrangling
General I.T. support and maintenance duties
Collaborate with our international offices

JOB REQUIREMENTS

2-3 years experience as a system administrator. Should have some understanding of the Linux/windows/mac environment
Knowledge with Linux installation and application deployment
Mac OS and Windows application deployment and integration is a plus
knowledge and troubleshooting experience with hardware components, including internal/external RAID devices and Intel compatible PC hardware
Some experience in monitor resolution, monitor calibration, projector and amplifier.
Add, move, change workstations, computers, monitors, desks – Some lifting required.
Experience working in an Animation / VFX production studio a plus
Knowledge of render queue monitoring or render wrangling a plus
Ability to work non-regular hours occasionally
Above all, the ideal applicant should be a team player with a positive attitude

To Apply for this position:

Interested candidates should:

Submit a cover letter and resume
Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
No phone calls or drop-ins please

Please email a resume & cover letter to: recruitment@rhythm.com
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