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Production Manager – DNEG – Los Angeles, CA

Company: DNEG

Location: Los Angeles, CA

  • Full Time


The Production Manager role at DNEG is a rare opportunity in managing the largest VFX feature films, and the front-end operations and sales initiatives we are executing in Los Angeles. The role will see you working closely with the Producer and Supervisors to master an effective plan for our front-end operations relating to New Business, Previs, and Art Department, finding solutions to creative and technical challenges, and planning accordingly.

You will be managing the Previs and Art Department artists, Managers and Coordinators, helping them define clear milestones for the delivery of assets, shots, temps, and finals, and working with them to produce detailed shot schedules tracking weekly progress. Excellent communication skills are needed as you will be working closely with the Company Scheduler and Heads of Departments to manage crew needs, and creating an effective approach for the visual effects work. Additionally, in this role you will manage all client requests coming through Los Angeles, covering all studios across both Film and TV.

Must Have

  • Minimum 5 years VFX Feature Film industry experience
  • Proven track record of delivering sequences at Line Producer or equivalent level
  • Excellent knowledge of VFX in order to make critical calls on crew allocations and resourcing, especially as the show nears delivery
  • Proven project management experience
  • Knowledge of Excel and MS Project (or similar)
  • Experience in database work
  • Experience in managing artists and clients

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of Workday

About You

  • Passionate about film
  • Clear in planning with artists, supervisors, and clients
  • Organized and methodical in your approach to the work
  • Calm under pressure and capable of delivering to short deadlines
  • A strong, clear communicator, leading teams with enthusiasm
  • A positive, can-do attitude

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