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Picture Shop

Burbank, California - United States
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Visual Effects Producer


VFX Producer


Picture Shop in Burbank, CA is seeking an experienced VFX Producer whose first priority is white glove customer service and delivering top-caliber work, on-time and on-budget. S/he should be highly proactive, able to move deftly between multiple projects, and known for solid communication and relationship building with clients as well as the VFX team.

Key Responsibilities

- Generate VFX bids and schedules based on scripts, storyboards, and client concept and production meetings.

- Keep clients informed of project status; negotiate and update changes to the bid and schedule as required. Manage client relationships and expectations with diplomacy and professionalism.

- Working with VFX Coordinators and Editorial, oversee and organize the turnover of VFX plates and elements; schedule and distribute work and client notes among internal resources.

- Accurately track production and the team’s performance, encouraging productivity, creative collaboration, and best practices along with the CG and Compositing Supervisors.

- Ensure project deliverables are on-time and to client-specification.

- Maintain accurate accounting on all projects, from projections to EFC to final billing.

- Source third-party partners as appropriate; ensure clear communication, expectations, and workflow with vendors.

- Our producing team works together to balance the load, but expect that projects may at times require long hours and weekends.

  Qualifications & Experience

- 3+ years of experience bidding/producing visual effects for film, commercials, or television, with a thorough understanding of VFX and post-production processes and pipelines.

- Bachelor’s degree or greater in Film, or experience in lieu.

- Stellar communication and management skills when working with clients, production, and internal supervisors, artists, and coordinators. Someone who understands subtlety and inspires confidence and calm in others.

- Organized, with a keen eye for detail, and an ability to quantify and translate difficult notes or concepts as necessary.

- Positive, motivating team leader; collaborates with the producing team to support company-wide deadlines and resource allocation.

- Proactive problem solver, quick learner with a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude.

- Ability to remain level-headed and focused in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

- Familiarity with VFX software, including but not limited to Nuke, Flame, Smoke, Maya, 3DS Max, SynthEyes, and with SAN data management and secure transfer methods (Aspera, SFTP, etc).

- Proficient in MS Office, Shotgun experience preferred.

Picture Shop is a state-of-the-art visual post house, offering complete and integrated services to both the feature and television communities. Founded by industry veteran Bill Romeo, Picture Shop operates from the belief that no job is too big or too small for our dedicated team of production artists. From dailies and VFX, color and editing, we deliver exceptional attention to client needs in a modern, collaborative atmosphere. Our 36,000 square foot facility is equipped with the latest technology, housing eight color bays, four edit bays, three flame rooms and resources for up to 100 VFX artists.

Applicants must be based in Burbank/Los Angeles area, and eligible for work in the U.S.

Staff & Temp positions available with potential for competitive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401K). 

Start dates now & during the season, depending on project requirements. Pay DOE.

Burbank, CA



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