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    Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, blockbuster feature films, with studios worldwide in Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007, and opened its now largest studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2011.

    In 2015, Scanline won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. They have also received Academy Award Nominations for their work on Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and director Clint Eastwood's Hereafter (2010), and a BAFTA nomination for their work on Iron Man 3 (2013). The company is well known for their proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which they received a 2008, Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

    Current productions include Justice League, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Meg. Recently completed projects include the upcoming films Power Rangers and King Arthur:Legend of the Sword.

    Past projects include Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Independence Day: Resurgence, Ben-Hur, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Furious 7, San Andreas, In the Heart of the Sea, Exodus: Gods and Kings, 300: Rise of an Empire, White House Down, The Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, Looper, The Avengers, Battleship, Immortals, Super 8, and 2012.

    Today, Scanline is one of the biggest names in the industry and a go-to studio for creating epic, breathtaking cinematic moments. Scanline VFX also offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the studio is steps from transit, the best in the city's trendy Yaletown dining, and Robson high street shopping. On site amenities include a lounge/nightclub with big screen projector TV, pool table, and foosball tables; over-sized patios and rooftop deck, with kitchen & BBQ areas; secure bicycle storage, massage chairs, showers and lockers. Experience fun team events, parties, sporting activities, local business discounts, and much more.

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    Digital Production Mangaer JOB SUMMARY

    The Digital Production Manager (DPM) reports to the VFX Producer and oversees the day-to-day operations of project, people and process. Partnering with the VFX Producer, Technical + Art Directors and Supervisors, the DPM creates milestones and manages scope in order to deliver the show on schedule and budget. RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage and oversees project, people and process to deliver shows on time and on budget.
    • Works with stakeholders to determine milestones, deliverables and scope of show/project and maximizes efficiencies in the production line and overall studio/facility.
    • Partners with VFX Coordinators to create detailed plan to break down tasks for the team and ensure the schedule of work is on track.
    • Coordinates with I/O Coordinators and Editors to oversee render queue prioritization to ensure effectiveness and adherence to show schedules.
    • Delivers ongoing clear goals and deadlines for sequences, and processes to the team and studio.

    • 3 + years VFX experience or similar position; with major feature films, additional commercial or episodic experience a plus. Outsource experience preferred, but not required.
    • Shotgun or other production management/database software expertise. Advanced Excel (required)
    • Experience building facility VFX pipelines with strong understanding of VFX software packages; interest in and understanding of technological advancements within the industry.
    • Leadership; capable of motivating team members & performance management
    • Organized and methodical in approach to work.
    • Clear in planning, tasks and deliverables with artists, supervisors and client
    • Works well under pressure and when working to tight deadlines

    BENEFITS INCLUDED: comprehensive benefits package including extended health and dental

      We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you're applying for a different position.
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    • Resume - Include in your resume the names of the company's you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
    • Cover Letter - tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.