Expression of Interest -VFX Senior Producer

Production Sydney, Australia


Position at DNEG

The Role

As a Senior Producer at DNEG, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the successful
execution of complex visual effects projects from concept to completion. Working closely
with our talented team of artists, supervisors, and clients, you will be responsible for
managing all aspects of project development, resource allocation, budgeting, scheduling,
and client communication.

If you are a dedicated and experienced VFX professional with a proven ability to lead and
deliver exceptional visual experiences, we invite you to join our team at DNEG As a VFX
Senior Producer, you will have the opportunity to shape the creative landscape of our
projects and contribute to the ongoing success of our studio.

What you will do

  • Collaborate with directors, creative leads, and clients to understand project
    objectives, scope, and creative vision.
  • Develop detailed project plans, including budgets, schedules, milestones, and
    resource requirements.
  • Allocate resources effectively, balancing the needs of multiple projects and ensuring
    optimal utilization of talent and technology.
  • Lead and mentor a team of producers, coordinators, and other production staff,
    fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
  • Monitor project progress and address any potential issues or roadblocks to ensure
    projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Maintain clear and open communication with clients, providing regular updates on
    project status, milestones, and any changes to scope or schedule.
  • Manage client expectations and handle feedback, ensuring that client needs are met
    while aligning with the studios capabilities.
  • Identify potential risks and proactively implement mitigation strategies to avoid
    project delays or budget overruns.
  • Collaborate with department heads to streamline production processes, improve
    efficiency, and maintain consistent workflows across projects.
  • Assist in business development efforts by participating in client pitches, proposals,
    and project scoping.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in visual
    effects production.

What You Will Have 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in VFX production as a Senior Producer with a
    proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects.
  • Strong understanding of the visual effects production pipeline, from pre-production to post-production.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and guide multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients, artists, and stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software, such as Shotgun, Trello, or similar platforms.
  • Sound financial acumen with the ability to manage budgets, forecasts, and projectfinances effectively.
  • Problem-solving mindset, with the capacity to make quick decisions and adapt to changing project needs.
  • Experience with bidding, estimating, and proposal creation for new projects.
  • A passion for storytelling and visual creativity, coupled with a deep appreciation for the technical aspects of VFX production.

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation companies for the creation of award-winning feature film, television, and multiplatform content. We employ more than 9,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).