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SENIOR VFX COORDINATOR

QUALIFICATIONS
Canidate must:
- Have at least 3 years Feature Film production coordinator experience
- Bring a solid understanding of the frontend/backend workflow for digital production, specific to Animation, Sim, FX, &/or Lighting teams
- Have ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
- Have a strong command of production VFX scheduling
- Be adept at addressing artist queries relating to hardware and software license issues
- Be proactive and self-motivated
- Manage bid days and quota targets
- Proactively schedule team assignments and flag potential inventory challenges

ATTRIBUTES
Canidate demonstrates strong abilities in:
- Scheduling
- Tracking of shot work
- Acquiring resources & elements
- Providing direct support to artist teams
- Communicating with Creative teams while keeping Production informed
- Evaluating artists strengths and making key work assignments based upon artist skillset
- Diffusing inventory challenges
- Problem solving
- Strategic planning
- Composure under challenging deadlines

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
- Preparing the technical director review sessions (including stereo reviews)
- Driving quota schedule
- Tracking VFX shot data and reporting into tracking/asset management database
- Communicating VFX Sup/Director comments from show dailies/shot reviews to artists (must have a good command of technical shot analysis)
- Liasing between artists and CG supervisor
- Facilitating artist/supervisor needs (workstations, tablets, software, meals, etc)
- Managing schedules and workflow inventory to hit artist bid days
- Breaking down sequence schedule
- Evaluating artist skill sets for shot assignments
- Strategically evaluating shot inventory and making necessary adjustments to hit deliveries
- Problem solving to ensure artists are hitting bid days, managing to budget
- Evaluating performance of artists in relation to their output and productivity

To apply, please send your CV/resume and cover letter to recruiting@imageworks.com with the job title in the email subject line.

PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES

Qualified candidates should send their materials to:

Sony Pictures Imageworks
Attention: Human Resources
9050 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Fax: (310) 840-8888

You may also email your résumé to jobs@imageworks.com
For Production Services Technician positions: pst-recruit@imageworks.com

All artist submissions MUST contain the following:
- Cover Letter which states the position you are applying for and your availability
- Resume
- Demo Reel and/or Portfolio (if applicable to the position)
- Demo Reel and/or Portfolio Breakdown which describes your specific contributions to the work

**Please be sure NOT to send original materials, as submissions will not be returned.**

Submission Tips & Guidelines

Reel Submissions
- Reels should be on DVD or VHS (NTSC) - Beta or PAL will not be accepted
- Do not send CD ROMS or refer us to a website - hardcopy submissions only
- Reels should be clearly labeled with your name and contact information
- The length of your reel should be limited to 5 minutes and consist of the work you're most proud of beginning with your most recent work
- Music should not contain vocals unless lip-syncing skills are illustrated
- Please include a credit list explaining what you did on your reel and what software (if applicable) was used to achieve the effects
- Demo reels should be well edited and concise (less than 5 minutes).
- ANIMATORS NOTE: Please include all traditional work (life drawings, pencil tests, etc.) either on your reel or with your portfolio

Portfolio Submissions
Please be sure your portfolio is clearly labeled with your name, address and telephone number on both the inside and outside.

All portfolios should contain the following:
- Samples of your recent work
- Life Drawings
- Rough Sketches of animals and humans in movement
- Samples of your color and design sense
- We prefer artists to limit their portfolios to 20 pieces representing their strongest current work.
- Do not send original copies of your work as it will not be returned

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