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  • Production Manager - Vancouver

    Posted: 12 September 2017

    Expires: 12 December 2017

    Company Name: Double Negative Visual Effects

    Company Address: 149 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 4A6

    Contact Information: jobsvan@dneg.com

    Job Title: Production Manager

    NOC Group: 0512 - Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

    Positions Available: 3

    Terms of Employment: Full-time, contract based

    Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

    Contract Length: 12 months

    Language of Work: English

    Minimum Education: None

    Salary: $80,000 p.a. - $110,000 p.a.

    Benefits: 20 days vacation, extended medical coverage

    Extra Information: Eligible for incremental raises in accordance with company policy on an annual basis.


    Job Description:

    The Production Manager role at Double Negative is a rare opportunity in managing the largest VFX feature films, where we have two or more sequence Line Producers. The role will see you working closely with the Producer and Supervisors to master an effective plan for the show, finding solutions to creative and technical challenges, and planning accordingly.

    You will be managing the Line Producers, helping them define clear milestones for the delivery of assets, shots, temps and finals, and working with them to produce detailed shot schedules tracking weekly progress. Excellent communication skills are needed as you will be working closely with the Company Scheduler and Heads of Departments to manage crew needs, and creating an effective approach for the visual effects work.

    Must Have
    • Minimum 2 years VFX Feature Film industry experience
    • Proven track record of delivering sequences at Line Producer or equivalent level
    • Excellent knowledge of VFX in order to make critical calls on crew allocations and resourcing, especially as the show nears delivery
    • Experience bidding and scheduling large scale VFX feature films
    • Proven project management experience over multiple projects
    • Knowledge of Excel and MS Project (or similar)
    • Knowledge of Shotgun software
    • Experience in database work
    • Experience in managing artists
    Nice to Have
    • Experience managing clients’ expectations
    • Strategic planning, budgeting and hiring experience
    About You
    • Passionate about film
    • Clear in planning with artists, supervisors and clients
    • Organised and methodical in your approach to the work
    • Calm under pressure and capable of delivering to short deadlines
    • A strong, clear communicator, leading teams with enthusiasm
    • A positive, can-do attitude

    About Us

    Double Negative is a multi-award winning, ground-breaking and long-established VFX post-production house, producing cutting-edge VFX, and is now one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film and TV with facilities in London, Montréal, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Mumbai, and Chennai.


    Apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oZyz5fwV&s=Creative_Planet

    Last edited by Dneg; 09-12-2017, 11:09 PM.

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