Full-Time CG Producer [contract]
The CG (VFX) producer is responsible for managing areas of CG production relating to bidding, scheduling, resource planning, production management and the overall departmental budget. The CG Producer, in collaboration with other department heads, is also responsible for the completion of the CG animation work on schedule and budget, and to Brown Bag’s quality standards.
Reporting to: Director of CG
Finance, Budget and Cost reporting
Works with Director of CG and finance team to manage CG department budget
Responsibility for internal cost reporting to show producers and finance dept. · ensuring all relevant stakeholders are kept updated on progress.
Work with Director of CG and show producers on the completion of project budgets and bidding
Scenario planning for CG resourcing to estimate the impact of new productions/ changes in production schedules
Ensure accurate production metrics and data is captured and then used for analysis to assess overall department performance
Manage and track cost efficiency of the department
Achieve set annual revenue targets
financial forecasting for revenues for future CG projects with finance department
Line Manager of the CG Production Managers ensuring their adherence and implementation of:
Effective resource management of the CG crew
Task scheduling and assignments
Shotgun tracking workflows, capturing metrics, note taking and time logging
Best practice for dailies, review sessions and team meetings
Performance reviews and appraisals for DRs
Direct point person for project producers relating to their schedule, resourcing and budgetary concerns and challenges as they relate to CG.
Responsible for identifying and flagging breaches in agreed project assumptions and budget – work with Project producers/ Director of CG on rebids
Works with HOD’s and recruitment team to crew the department
At least 5 years experience credited as a VFX or CG producer, or as a producer working on an animation or VFX production.
Excellent understanding of a CG computer animation and/or VFX Pipeline
Experience managing production budgets
Understanding metrics and how it can be used to assess departmental performance
Expert using spreadsheet software such as excel
Experience using Shotgun or similar production management software
Excellent people manager
Must be highly organised
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