As part of our continued growth, Happy Finish is looking for a bright and experienced Executive Producer for our new, Soho based, VFX and Animation Studio.
Offering the best in Telecine, CGI and 2D Compositing talent and experience, alongside our existing cross-platform services, the studio aims to build on our unrivaled reputation in breath-taking image creation, to provide agencies and brands with a personal, bespoke, boutique service.
This could be the perfect opportunity for someone who has been working as a Senior Producer and feels hungry to step-up to a more entrepreneurial, managerial role with greater responsibility and scope to realize their full potential.
The candidate will have a proven track record in VFX Production, with experience in handling complex productions from brief to completion. They will have numerous, strong client relationships, with a reputation for being friendly, upbeat and professional – respected by their colleagues and clients alike.
If you have the caliber and motivation required to drive such a studio upwards and expand your own horizons through doing so, we’d like to meet you.
Must have 3 to 5 years experience, working within a lively London post house; post-producing complex VFX TV Commercial projects, from bid, through production to delivery of final master. A proven track record providing a well organized service to top London Agencies and Production Companies on numerous, challenging films.
A fluent understanding of Grading, CGI Animation/ Effects and VFX processes with an ability to present creative solutions and advise on best-practice shooting techniques, required to achieve the finest results.
Well organized, with a strong ability to scope and resource VFX and Animation commercials projects accurately, managing teams throughout every stage of the project. In turn, an excellent communicator with an ability to steer clients through the process, gaining their trust and confidence at all times.
Excellent new business skills, with ability to attract and close new projects. A keen knowledge, and ideally, first-hand relationships with the key decision making TV Producers, Creatives, Producer and Directors. A desire to maintain existing client relationships and the drive needed to develop new ones through show-reel meetings, client entertainment and event attendance/ participation.
A passion for the Advertsting Industry and other creative industries, with an awareness of who is making the best work and the confidence to approach them as potential new clients.
Other key qualities: Likeable, committed, self-motivated, multi-tasker, an excellent communicator, responsible, hungry, enthusiastic and passionate with a desire to grow and succeed.
The position offers an excellent salary. To apply please send your CV with covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject Line: VFX Exec. Producer.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and willing to work from our Soho studio in London, W1. We are not looking to offer work-permission sponsorships.
About Happy Finish
Founded in 2004 by Chairman Stuart Waplington and Creative Directors Rainer Usselmann & Chris Roome, Happy Finish was set up to represent the best digital artists in the World, allowing Art Directors, Photographers and Brands the freedom to develop creative ideas and unique visual styles, often pushing the boundaries of what is possible to set new standards in the industry.
Happy Finish has now grown into a Global Creative Production house, with international studios in London, Shanghai and Mumbai, offering a wide range of integrated creative services including Retouching, CGI, CG Animation, Grading, VFX & Interactive solutions.
Executive Producer of VFX & Animation/ Post Production