VFX Producer

  • Adelaide SA, Australia
  • Contract

Company Description

CULTURE

Mill Film builds inclusion and diversity into the foundation of the studio. We believe that inclusion and diversity are the solution to delivering excellence in creative VFX for our clients. We foster a culture of respectful candor, where artists, production and technologists come together to build a talent community devoted to realizing industry leading VFX solutions for feature and episodic content for major Studios.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage and develop direct reporting staff

  • Directly responsible for VFX Producers and Supervisors
  • Accountable to clients for high-level oversight of all local projects

Show Planning and Financial Management

  • Oversees show progress and show budgets at pre-set milestones
  • Reviews financial progress of shows and reports to Global MD on status
  • Accomplishes subsidiary show objectives by establishing and collaborating on: budgets, delivery quotas, efficiency metrics, resource allocation; schedules; course corrections
  • Works with Production, CG, and HR to ensure proper resourcing and team allocation for all shows
  • Works with show producers to ensure show scheduling is accurate and accounted for
  • Works with production and creative teams to ensure that deliverables are met within agreed budgets/targets
  • Works with show producers and supervisors to ensure client directives and deliverables are being achieved
  • Regularly meets with show producers and supervisors to understand show progress and deliverables
  • Cascades company messaging and provides key role in change management programmes as necessary
  • Maintains overall view of resource for projects, including coordinating with HR on the impact of employment contracts
  • Manages bidding process

Client Management

  • Responsible for key client relationships and liaison, including Producers and Studio figures
  • Negotiates major changes to schedules and awards, and partner with New Business team to aid the award of new projects
  • Ensures timely communication and clarity to clients in financial and schedule matters
  • Helps to ensure that the correct senior talent is assigned to shows 
  • Where necessary, act as a liaison for senior creative talent and clients
  • Works closely with VFX Supervisors to balance client needs with internal team management, and coaches on strategic approach where necessary
  • Maintains and furthers the profile of Mill Film within the VFX community locally and in the worldwide market

Qualifications

ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Exercise patience, problem-solving and mediation skills
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations and conflict with composure
  • Ability to work in an inclusive and diverse organization
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