Closing Date: 12 October, 2020
The BBC Natural History Unit is embarking on a spectacular CGI-based super landmark about prehistoric animals, following on from the recent success of Planet Earth 2 and Blue Planet 2.
We are looking for an experienced VFX Producer to work on this major ground-breaking project focusing on dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and their behaviour.
The VFX Producer will be in charge of delivering the project’s visual effects to budget and schedule while working in close collaboration with both the BBC team and the post houses commissioned to execute the work.
Overseeing the BBC VFX Team
Breaking down and budgeting sequences
Preparing bid packages for the vendors
Planning & scheduling turnover and delivery schedules
Tracking the status and cost of shots through to delivery
Running a shot & asset database
Reporting on the budget & schedule
Are you the right candidate?
Excellent communication skills
Organized, able to multi task and manage time efficiently
Ability to work well in teams and share information
Experience of leading a VFX team
Experience of delivering complex VFX on VFX heavy shows
Experience of tracking shot progress and reporting on costs and schedules
Familiarity with Filemaker Pro Software would be advantageous but not essential
Contract type: Fixed term/attachment
Interviews are expected to be w/b 19th Oct 2020
Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
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