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The Walt Disney Company VFX Production Manager - Production in Topeka, Kansas

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage team of coordinators, assistant coordinators, and PA’s.

  • Organize and run Studio and Director reviews, act as information hub on shot statuses, show statistics, vendor delivery dates, and shared shots.

  • Manage vendor turnover & delivery schedules and track overall vendor progress for shots and assets.

  • Ensure vendors receive shoot data, plates, and reference for all turnovers.

  • Organize and maintain shared server containing all VFX production files.

  • Coordinate with Production Technology team to set up automated I/O pipelines for all vendors.

  • Work alongside the VFX Producer as needed to assist with budgeting, scheduling, bidding, and breakdowns.

  • Maintain shot-tracking database and ensure all information is complete and up to date.

  • Work with marketing coordinator, vendor coordinators, and VFX Producer to ensure timely deliveries of all marketing and publicity requests.

  • Liaise with Digital Intermediate team to communicate delivery timelines for temps and finals, and problem-solving when issues arise to ensure timely deliveries.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Must be a strong team player, proactive and solution oriented.

  • Excellent interpersonal and managerial skills, and ability to maintain a calm and positive work environment in high-pressure situations.

  • Ability to communicate and problem-solve effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Working experience with office / production software - Filemaker, Shotgun, Cinesync, Excel, Word.

  • Must have a strong understanding of VFX pipeline and post-production. Minimum 5 years of experience working in VFX production.

Job ID: 876364BR

Location: United States

Job Posting Company: Studios Content

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