VFX PROJECT MANAGER

VFX PROJECT MANAGER

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Type: Permanent
Activities:
PRODUCTION MANAGER,
PROJECT MANAGER,
VFX PRODUCTION MANAGER
Place:
Montreal
Description

VFX PROJECT MANAGER

Oblique FX is looking for a Visual Effects Project Manager effective immediately.

Responsibilities

• Act as a central point of contact between the client and the VFX team, as well as between the departments within the company.
• In collaboration with the VFX Supervisor and the General Manager, establish a production plan and schedule, while liaise with all shows to ensure prioritization of resources.
• Assign work to artists, track progress of the project using Shotgun, and ensure work is on schedule and on budget and that it is meeting with the clients’ requests.
• Occasionally, establish a preliminary shot breakdown of a project and prepare a budget with the VFX Supervisor.
• Work closely with the editing facility and, in a timely matter, dissect every version of offline edit and plate, to address any change that might affect the budget or the artists’ work. Usually work as a VFX Editor to ensure proper in-house tracking.
• Coordinate and execute all deliveries: incoming (plates, offline edits, references) and outgoing (approval files, final sequences).
• Responsible for setting up dailies and all client review sessions and ensure review notes are shared with the team and entered in Shotgun.

Qualifications

• College Degree or equivalent in Television and/or Cinema Production and/or Postproduction.
• Good knowledge of a production pipeline and VFX techniques.
• High level of organization and follow-through skills, while remaining flexible
• Very detail-oriented and excel in tasks that require a lot of concentration
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and in English.
• Ability to prioritize and work under pressure
• Upbeat personality and natural team worker.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
• Knowledge of Shotgun or Filemaker Pro a plus.
• Efficient in an editing software such as Sony Vegas, Premiere, Final Cut or Avid.
• Good knowledge of codecs and other technical video specification.

This is a full-time job starting immediately.

jobs@obliquefx.com
Please mention in your email if you have a valid work permit.

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