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Senior VFX Producer


London, UK








Job description

Rushes is seeking an accomplished and versatile Senior VFX Producer/Business Development to join our Production team. The candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of the production, including initial bidding and breakdown, scheduling and resource planning, and the timely completion of the visual effects work on budget and to the client’s and Rushes’ expectation. Partnered with the VFX Supervisor, the VFX Producer will work with and manage the client on a daily basis and ensure the highest standard of work is produced at all times. Nurturing and extending the broad existing base of Deluxe Creative Services UK clients is central to the role.


Work in conjunction with the VFX Supervisor to breakdown, bid, budget, schedule and manage projects

Work in conjunction with the Creative Services Team to build contacts/cross sell/leverage the scale of the group

Work with the Client on scope of work, changes, schedules and deadlines

Manage Client expectations for deliverables and deadlines

Report overall project status as required to the Client

Work with accounting to ensure all invoices are sent according to contractual payment schedule

Work with the VFX Supervisor to ensure work is being done within scope of the budget

Work with finance to ensure overall tracking of costs for the project

Monitor overall Bid vs Actual of the artists work vs department milestones / deadlines to make sure the project is on track

Work with Resource Management to ensure staff are assigned and maintained throughout the duration of the project

Work with Producers and Production Coordinators to disseminate job expectations and responsibilities for the project

Create and manage delivery schedules for the project with the Production team

Ensure all project deliverables are laid out and that shots are managed and delivered according to schedule with team meetings

Manage expectations for the Project’s crew and keeping them motivated

Keep the crew informed of project goals, milestones and deadlines

Report overall project status during weekly facility production meetings

Work with all facility departments to keep them updated on project requirements / needs within a reasonable timeframe

Report overall project status as required and during weekly production meetings

The role works strategically with the four creative companies of Deluxe – CO3, Editpool, Encore and Rushes in developing and consolidating our reach into all forms of content including TVC, Digital Media, Longform TV and Film.

Essential Skills

Minimum 3-5 years of experience within the Visual Effects industry from a combination of Coordinating and Production Managing experience

Minimum 5 years of Producing experience

VFX Studio experience and in depth understanding of Visual Effects process and pipeline

Excellent people-management, communication and organisational skills, as well as an

exceptional eye for detail

An understanding of production software (Maya, Houdini, Nuke)

Excellent listening, writing and presentation skills with attention to detail

Proven ability to manage high revenue budgets

Thorough understanding of live-action and CG based VFX workflows

Highly motivated and works well with a team of artists, coordinators, VFX supervisors, etc.

Existing industry contacts

Good knowledge of MS office packages (including Word, Excel and Project)

Experience with Shotgun, Filemaker Pro, spreadsheets and software.

On-set experience / knowledge is considered an asset

Experience in either an Advertising Agency / Production Company / Network would be desirable.






Senior VFX Producer