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FuseFX

New York , New York - United States
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Production Manager

Description

FuseFX has an opening in New York!  We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Production Manager with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team. 

 

The Production Manager is responsible for all oversight regarding creative resources at FuseFX New York. They should possess a strong understanding of the entire Visual Effects process and experience leveraging this knowledge for creating effective, efficient resource plans.

 

FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Responsible for resource planning across all projects in the office.

·         Adept at applying analytical thinking to complex data while also considering the human aspect of visual effects in order to create decisive, timely, and confident plans of action.

·         Influential with studio leadership, executives, department heads and the production management team in order to execute all plans.

·         Work with project leadership to ensure successful shot management is occurring and resources are efficiently utilized and managed through diligent evaluation.

·         Ensure that information used for resource planning and staffing decisions is accurate and up-to-date.

·         Skilled at providing articulate, actionable and even-handed feedback to the New York production management team.

·         Sharp organizational and time management skills, able to engage in varied projects simultaneously while maintaining meticulous attention to detail and working towards deadlines.

·         Collaborate with the Los Angeles-based Head of Production Management on efficiency goals, projections, and project plans.

·         Liaison with FuseFX’s Production Management teams at all offices. Facilitate sharing resources when necessary.

·         Responsible for communicating pipeline and procedure roll outs, as needed

·         Consistently look for ways to improve and innovate existing workflows and production management tools.

·         Ensure new show set ups are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

·         Model a “customer service” approach to other departments.

·         Maintain a desire to deliver consistently high-quality work, while encouraging those around you to strive for those same standards.

·         Act as liaison to other departments and offices. Maintain a general pulse of what company leadership and other departments need from the production management team.

·         Manage conflict resolution and sensitive conversations with diplomacy and discretion.

·         Participate in interviews and recruiting, as needed.

·         Foster a positive company culture

 

Traits of a successful FuseFX Production Manager:  

·         Minimum of 2 years in a VFX Production Manager or Producer position, ideally with experience working on VFX for episodic television.

·         In depth understanding of the visual effects process including asset development, layout, matte painting, animation, FX, lighting and compositing.

·         Possess strong leadership capabilities, with the ability to train, mentor and motivate colleagues with varying experience levels to succeed, individually and as a team.  

·         Strategic problem solver, who is able to find solutions when others are stuck.

·         Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

·         Positive attitude with the ability to adapt quickly under pressure.

·         Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft office.

·         Must be able to travel.