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Mr. X Inc.

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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VFX Production Manager

Description

Job Description

  • Work as part of the VFX production team to implement viable VFX solutions
  • Communicate with producers, coordinators, creative and technical leads regarding directives and production requirements of specific projects
  • Develop project plans and schedules for the production team.
  • Work with production coordinators to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Support/work with the VFX Producer to create master and delivery schedules for the production.
  • Oversee the coordination of dailies and reviews, ensuring accurate notes are taken and production priorities are distributed and followed through
  • Act as client liaison to facilitate VFX turnovers with editorial and communicate progress and deliveries of the VFX work
  • Oversee outputs and client deliveries
  • Create and maintain weekly status reports to track costs and shot progress.
  • Forecast and communicate any delays or overages, escalating any issues to the VFX producer and/or management where required.
  • Propose new and efficient ways to improve production workflow at Mr. X

Skills Required

  • A passion for film - a keen interest in the business of film making and working within a team;
  • Exceptional people skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, willingness and ability to learn new skills & Technologies;
  • Strong time-management skills, the ability to prioritize workload combined with a sense of urgency, work well under pressure and meet multiple critical deadlines daily;
  • Must have strong planning and organizational skills; be confident and enthusiastic when communicating in person and/or over the phone; and enjoys working in a fast-paced creative team environment;
  • Must have exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal), as well as active listening skills
  • A pro-active nature with a strong display of “Can do”, and “No job is too small or too big” attitude;
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating system

Qualifications

  • Must have at least 3-5 Years of VFX Production experience
  • Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use MS Office, Shotgun, FileMaker and to learn proprietary studio tools quickly and effectively.
  • The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical
  • Candidate must be able to lead and work within a team environment
  • 3D and/or on-set production experience is a must.
Why work at Mr. X?
  •     Benefits after 3 months! (contracts must be 6 months or longer to be eligible)
  •     Studio is located in a great area
  •     Breakfast Mondays
  •     Yoga Thursdays
  •     Bike racks available in the studio
  •     Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) visits to the studio
  •     Fun place to work! We have a “Fun Committee”!
  •     We pay overtime!
  •     Amazing artists and production team

How to Apply

To apply please visit https://www.mrxfx.com/careers/apply/?job=105.

We thank all applicants but we will only contact those candidates who will be moving forward in the recruitment process.   

All applicants must include a cover letter and resume with their application.