Digital Production Manager



Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

Digital Production Manager

The Digital Production Manager (DPM) reports to the VFX Producer and oversees the day-to-day operations of project, people and process. Partnering with the VFX Producer, Technical + Art Directors and Supervisors, the DPM creates milestones and manages scope in order to deliver the show on schedule and budget.

Manage and oversees project, people and process to deliver shows on time and on budget.
Works with stakeholders to determine milestones, deliverables and scope of show/project and maximizes efficiencies in the production line and overall studio/facility.
Partners with VFX Coordinators to create detailed plan to break down tasks for the team and ensure the schedule of work is on track.
Coordinates with I/O Coordinators and Editors to oversee render queue prioritization to ensure effectiveness and adherence to show schedules.
Delivers ongoing clear goals and deadlines for sequences, and processes to the team and studio.

3 + years VFX experience is similar position; with major feature films, additional commercial or episodic experience a plus. Outsource experience preferred, but not required.
Shotgun or other production management/database software expertise. Advanced Excel (required)
Experience building facility VFX pipelines with strong understanding of VFX software packages; interest in and understanding of technological advancements within the industry.
Leadership; capable of motivating team members & performance management
Organized and methodical in approach to work.
Clear in planning, tasks and deliverables with artists, supervisors and client
Works well under pressure and when working to tight deadlines.

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance