VFX Production Manager / Gestionnaire de Projet aux Effets Visuels

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Founded in 2001, MR. X is an award-winning visual effects company specializing in high-concept episodic series and feature films. With years long relationships spanning the globe and including some of the industry’s top creators, MR. X has delivered visual effects for critically acclaimed titles including The Shape of Water, Roma, Da 5 Bloods and Vikings, to name just a few. By partnering with clients through every stage of their project, MR. X helps shape and guide what makes it to the screen for some of the world’s most exciting film and episodic television content. MR. X comprises over 600 filmmakers, artists, and technologists working across the company’s world-class facilities located in Toronto, Montreal, Adelaide, Bangalore and Los Angeles.  

For more information about MR. X – Partners in storytelling – visit http://www.mrxfx.com 

Job Description

In partnership with Producers, VFX Supervisors and CG Supervisors, the Production Manager oversees the day-to-day of the project.

The PM is involved in the team management and training of coordinators and production. The PM must maintain a high level and global overview of the project and its progress. You’ll balance deliveries against Producer set quotas and stay in alignment with discipline shot teams, adjusting when needed to ensure schedules are aligned.

Other duties include render forecasting and managing the nightly/weekend rendering schedule; priority management and ensuring that all materials for client review are sent out.

Qualifications

Production Manager Essentials:

  • Experience in project management
  • Proven experience of strategic scheduling in a creative industry
  • Highly organized and analytical
  • Good use of initiative, decision-making and issue management with the ability to drive issues through to resolution; prioritization and delegation; time management
  • Experience in creation, planning and implementation of small and large projects
  • Managing difficult conversations; managing remote teams; teamwork and training others
  • FX Film Industry knowledge and Show experience is a plus

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