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.
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