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Rising Sun Pictures

Adelaide - Australia
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Head of Production



·       Exciting & Innovative Company in Creative Sector

·       Member of Executive Management Team

·       Attractive Remuneration Package

·       Based in Adelaide, South Australia

Rising Sun Pictures [“RSP”] is an exciting, innovative company of international standing in the feature film visual effects [“VFX”] industry. The company’s performance is underpinned by a culture of openness, collaboration, commitment and a passion for continuous improvement.

RSP is currently seeking to employ an established Head of Production on a full time basis.  The position is open to Australian and international applicants.

Reporting to the Managing Director, and as a key member of the Executive team, the Head of Production is responsible for the operational activities required to deliver RSP’s projects and vision.  It informs the strategic direction in respect to operations in conjunction with the other members of the Executive team and is key to understanding, implementing, communicating and maintaining those systems and processes that contribute to the overall success of the company.

As a principal point of contact between clients and the company, you will maintain positive relationships, ensure high levels of client satisfaction and provide a professional face for the company to the client, including taking a pragmatic approach in the interest of achieving the creative, operational and financial goals.

You will need to be extremely comfortable in the areas of project finance and management, and possess high-level communication and diplomacy skills and use your tenacity to drive the company forward as a whole.  It is expected at this level that you will have a high personal profile externally, which has allowed you to cultivate a significant network of contacts. Your reputation will be instrumental to the advancement of the company in a commercial sense.  You will be highly regarded for your strategic thinking and recognised as an individual who challenges assumptions and gets things done.

The successful candidate:

·            Will hold integrity and alignment to our company values.

·            Possess strong leadership and analytical skills.

·            Have the ability to manage a high volume of information and oversee multiple project schedules.

·            Be highly motivated with an energetic, responsive and decisive disposition.

·            Manage the production pipeline, including staffing and mentoring of the production team.

·            Possess a thorough knowledge of production and post-production pipelines in general.

·            Have an oversight of all project budgets and schedules, with an ability to balance financial responsibility with client and          company expectations.

·            Be required to have at least five years of VFX producing experience.

If you have a passion for storytelling through the medium of film, and a positive attitude and the ability to inspire those around you to strive for excellence, then we’d love for you to join our team.

To apply in confidence please email your CV to hop-recruit@rsp.com.au including at least two referees.

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