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VFX PRODUCER

  • Windmill Lane Pictures Ltd
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 02/12/2021
Full time Producer / Production Content Creation Post-Production

Job Description


VFX PRODUCER

Windmill Lane VFX is looking for an experienced VFX Producer to join our team in Dublin working on a diverse range of upcoming feature & TV projects.

This role will suit someone with the right mix of leadership, client facing abilities, project management and resource planning skills.

This role requires excellent communication, organisational and project management skills and the ability to foster strong relationships with our artists, production team, supervisors and clients. Shotgrid and spreadsheet fluency is a must.

You will work closely with the Head of VFX and project supervisors bidding on projects, managing budgets and liasing with co-ordinators and other members of the production team.

You must be eligible to work in Ireland and while remote/hybrid is possible you must be available to work at our studio when required.

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in pitch and bid for new business
  • Engage in early bidding and planning with Producers to identify talent needs, scheduling, and strategies
  • Ensure that the project is completed to the highest standard achievable, on-time & within budget
  • Responsible for the daily production management of the team
  • Manage new project set up needs and procedures
  • Pro-active liaison with HR and finance team on talent recruitment, freelance payroll, etc
  • Assist with talent recruitment
  • Key frontline contact to client
  • Provide progress reports to management and internal teams
  • Manage and support assigned production staffengaging in any training as agreed
  • Handle artist performance, productivity, attendance and time keeping with the production teams
  • Assist in dailies and project meetings
  • Outsource studios negotiations and hire

 

Essential Skills

 

  • You must be detail orientated
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of live-action and CG based VFX workflows
  • Experience with project and team management in a studio or production environment
  • Ability to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work within a team towards a common goal
  • Spreadsheet fluent - GSuite in particular
  • Advanced knowledge of Shotgrid software
  • Familiarity with international film and VFX tax breaks, particularly Ireland’s S481 a plus
  • Must have valid EU work authorisation

 

About us

 

We are part of a busy creative, vfx, audio and post production studio working on a range of film, tv and advertising projects in Dublin, Ireland. Recent work include KIN (AMC), A Discovery of Witches (Sky), Sex Education (Netflix), Smother (RTE), One Way (Universal)

Please send a cover letter and CV