Full Time Job

VFX Production Coordinator

The Mill

Los Angeles, CA 06-17-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

Our Advertising team at our Los Angeles location are currently looking for a VFX Coordinator.

The VFX Production team as a whole are responsible for managing the artists, schedules and client expectations of all of our advertising VFX work. If you have a passion for production and VFX then we want to hear from you!

The VFX Coordinator is the glue for all of our creative teams. It is important you are resilient, proactive and know how to work cohesively as part of the bigger picture. You will have a personable nature, be highly organized and a keen problem solver.

You are the key and first link between creative brief/script and its execution in accordance to the budgeted cost, resources and timeline. The core responsibility is to manage and complete the tasks in close collaboration with the overall VFX Producer, Supervisor, Artists and the wider production team. You will be involved in the entire creative process of a project and will ensure the smooth running of project, particularly on a global level on a day to day basis. You will be supporting the Producer & VFX Supervisor who are ultimately responsible for the project as a whole.

• Assisting the VFX Producers, Supervisors, Leads & Artists to ensure the smooth running of our VFX projects.
• Manage schedules and track regular progress through the departments/teams involved, making sure that internal and external targets are met.
• Anticipate deadline challenges and discuss them with the Producer & Supervisor, to allow them to problem solve and plan accordingly.
• Communicate and work with our wider team, in all office locations including Bangalore, New York, London, Amsterdam & Shanghai.
• Manage and run reviews/dailies/calls and relay back minutes/notes/briefs to all involved/concerned.

• You must be a good team player and a proactive, solution orientated person who can maintain teams and help to keep a positive and professional environment even when approaching a deadline/delivery.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to negotiate.
• You will have the ability to assess, evaluate and understand requirements through thorough questioning.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate positively and work effectively among teams across sites.
• Excellent skills with MS Office (especially excel and for scheduling.)
• Experience with shot production tools/software (ideally Shotgun/F-Track, etc.)
• Thorough knowledge of the VFX Pipeline & a good understanding of inter-departmental workflows.
• Experience communicating on a global level would be a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6x829-44-192-94-86-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.