Executive VFX Producer (Episodic)

Production London, United Kingdom


Description

Position at DNEG

The Executive VFX Producer responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with DNEG's Managing Director (MD) and as part of the wider global senior management team to manage and grow the division
  • Responsible for mentoring and guiding senior production crew on projects
  • Working with the global Episodic New Business team to support with bidding and securing new projects
  • Oversee newly awarded projects until senior production crew are assigned
  • Working with the Central Production Manager (CPM) to assign new shows with appropriate senior production crew
  • When required, hand a new project off to assigned senior production crew with a detailed brief
  • Oversee creative and financial progress of shows and report findings to MD
  • Run weekly meeting with our senior production team to ensure productions are running smoothly and offering advice when needed
  • Attend weekly meetings with MD to go over status of current projects and any potential incoming new projects to the site
  • Maintaining studio/client relationships and alongside the MD, acting as a point of escalation for any issues on shows
  • Working closely with Production Accounts to keep track of the financial health of projects and to provide detailed reporting
  • Jump on to a project as Producer when needed to cover for senior production crews sick/holiday or other coverage
  • Involved in strategic planning for current and upcoming projects; organise GetGo meetings and participate in Methodology meetings, etc
  • Responsible for understanding relevant tax credit schemes for our clients, blended rebates and necessary qualifications
  • Work closely with the MD and CPM to ensure all shows you are overseeing are following best practices and global processes for Production
  • Assist CPM with production training as needed

 

Must Have:

  • Minimum of 5-8 years high-end feature film and/or TV VFX Producer experience
  • Proven project management experience, including scheduling, budgeting and tax credits
  • Experience in bidding and winning work
  • Proven experience overseeing multiple VFX shows
  • Proven leadership experience and experience managing production teams under high level of pressure and during fast-paced show delivery times
  • Expertise in building effective working relationships and effective communication with internal crew, cross site crew and clients
  • Proven relationships with VFX clients and studios
  • High-level knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Minimum education of Diploma level or equivalent
  • Ability to establish priorities amongst multiple shows

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of Shotgun
  • Knowledge of MS Project

 

About You:

  • Passionate about film and TV
  • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capable of motivating and leading a large team, with enthusiasm and clarity
  • Calm under pressure and capable of delivering to short deadlines
  • Analytical, logical and methodical in your approach
  • Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
  • A positive, can-do attitude


About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation studios for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).