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VFX Production Coordinator

  • Remote (United Kingdom)
  • 11/04/2024
Contractor Animation

Job Description

About Metaphysic:

Metaphysic is the industry leader in developing AI technologies and machine learning research to create photorealistic content at internet scale. We were recently named TIME100 Most Influential Companies for 2023 and are focused on the ethical development of AI to support the genius of human performance. We're run by experienced founders and backed by some of the top investors in the world. We’re only just getting started in defining the next generation of content creation. Join our fast growing team and help bring our groundbreaking vision to life.

About The Role

Production Coordinators at Metaphysic play a crucial role in ensuring the seamless execution of high-end VFX/ AI projects through excellent communication and collaboration among artists, the production team, and relevant departments. You will be responsible for effectively conveying work schedules to artists, promptly relaying feedback from the client, production and supervision team, and facilitating a smooth flow of information between all parties involved.  


  • Coordinating and tracking all aspects of the VFX/ AI production process from pre-production to post-production.
  • Managing the daily schedule and making sure the production database is updated daily with status’, notes and critical information, ensuring that internal and external deadlines are met.
  • Communicate with upstream and downstream departments to ensure the schedule is on track.
  • Collaborate with senior production members to prioritise daily tasks, ensuring that critical aspects of the project receive priority attention.
  • Keep the VFX Line Producer, VFX Producer and VFX Supervisor informed of any issues or delays that may affect the project schedule or budget.
  • Take detailed notes in meetings and follow up accordingly to ensure completion of action points.
  • Organise and run department rounds.
  • Organise dailies playlists with the help of the production assistant and drive dailies sessions.
  • Gather and prepare delivery sends information for VFX Production Assistants and Editorial to process.
  • Organise render farm priorities and assist farm management based on target priorities.
  • Proactively anticipate and troubleshoot potential problems and communicate solutions to the relevant parties.
  • Follow and chase tickets for any items blocking work from being delivered.
  • Collaborate with the VFX team to streamline the production pipeline and identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage and coordinate AI Research and Development tasks based on Company priorities driving innovation.  
  • Establish and maintain workflows and pipelines using AI and neural network technologies. 
  • Other ad hoc duties may be expected to support the overall production process.

Key Skills and Qualities:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in the VFX industry
  • Flexible on time zone and responsibilities
  • Experience using Shotgrid, Microsoft office, RV
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to manage remote teams
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive and problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business.
  • Tremendous opportunity to join one of the best and fastest growing AI companies in the world.
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people.
  • You will be joining a fantastic culture & a team, all highly supportive, collaborative, transparent and are all very passionate about our tech and mission.
  • Flexible working hours, including remote working - this role is solely remote :)

Metaphysic is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.