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Mr. X Inc.

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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VFX Producer

Description

Mr. X is looking for a highly motivated VFX Producer to join our award winning team. Apply today to join our crew! 

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the film production team to implement viable digital production/vfx solutions for feature films and high concept TV shows
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with clients
  • Develop, implement, and oversee project plans and delivery schedules to ensure both internal and client deadlines are met
  • Anticipate artist and production bottlenecks before they happen
  • Purpose new and efficient ways to improve production workflow at Mr. X
  • Oversee turnovers, outputs and client deliveries - ensuring the highest level of quality control
  • Track all project costs and issue weekly and monthly cost-reports
  • Issue weekly internal and client progress reports
  • Develop new business from local and alternative feature film markets
  • Work closely with the VFX Supervisor to create accurate bids & change orders
  • Communicate with producers, coordinators, creative and technical leads regarding directives and production requirements of specific projects
  • Make strategic recommendations relating to staffing, company workflow and procedures as well as overall company direction.

Skills Required:

  • A passion for film - a keen interest in the business of film making and working within a team;
  • Exceptional people skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, willingness and ability to learn new skills & technologies;
  • Strong time-management skills, the ability to prioritize workload combined with a sense of urgency, work well under pressure and meet multiple critical deadlines daily;
  • Must have strong planning and organizational skills; be confident and enthusiastic when communicating in person and/or over the phone; and enjoys working in a fast-paced creative team environment;
  • Must have exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal), as well as active listening skills
  • A pro-active nature with a strong display of ''Can do'', and ''No job is too small or too big'' attitude;
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating system

Qualifications:

  • Must have 5+ years experience as a visual effects producer on feature films and television
  • Must have 5+ years experience with script breakdowns, bidding and budgeting of film budgets
  • Must have Expert knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel, Shotgun, FileMaker and to learn proprietary studio tools quickly and effectively
  • The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical
  • 3D and/or on-set production experience is a plus

Studio Location
Mr. X Inc.
720 King Street West, 10th Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 2T3
Canada

Why work at Mr. X?

  • Benefits after 3 months! (contracts must be 6 months or longer to be eligible)
  • Studio is located in a great area
  • Breakfast Mondays
  • Yoga Thursdays
  • Bike racks available in the studio
  • Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) visits to the studio
  • Fun place to work! We have a “Fun Committee”!
  • Amazing artists and production team

How to Apply

To apply please visit https://www.mrxfx.com/careers/.

We thank all applicants but we will only contact those candidates who will be moving forward in the recruitment process. 

All applicants must include a cover letter and resume with their application.



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