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Associate Production Manager


Job Title:  Associate Production Manager

Department: Digital Studio

Reports to:  Artist Manager

Status:  Exempt

Classification:  Full Time, Permanent,  Staff position

Date:  February 2017

Location: 1618West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1V4

Salary Range: $80,000-$100,000/ Annum

Contact Information: Tel: 778-783-6000 Email:

NOC: 2011- 0512

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Purpose of the job:

The Associate Production Manager provides production management and support services involved in one or multiple departments of digital visual effects production for a feature film. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and manages business and logistical activities for assigned department(s)
  • Coordinates the timely availability of resources 
    Assigns manpower, workspace and schedules 
    Creates and updates production management tools such as planning, material requirements and work-in-progress tracking systems and technical specifications manuals
  • Liaises with production, financial and legal departments and third party production houses 
    Accountable for enabling assigned aspects of the production to be completed within established schedules, budgets and technical specifications 
    Creates and maintains task assignments for the teams; anticipates potential staffing changes based on development or creative shifts through the show
  • Maintains and publishes information regarding client notes and changes in planned work for Supervisors and artists
  • Interacts with peers and/or production leadership to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities appraisal process; participates in show postmortem   


Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field
  • 5+ years of production experience, with 3+ years experience in role in feature film visual effects preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required; experience with production tracking software and asset management software a plus
  • Effective at resolving problems and roadblocks as they occur
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a high pressure environment
  • Fluency in English is a must

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.
  • Eligible for BC Medical monthly premium coverage upon your enrollment into BC’s provincial plan. Also eligible to be enrolled into Digital Domain’s extended health and dental benefits plan

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  Digital Domain 3.0, Inc management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

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