Full Time Job

Director Of Visual Effects

MTV

Los Angeles, CA 06-21-2022
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studio's iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures' passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.

Do you have production experience? We are looking for a Director of Visual Effects! This position is responsible for coordinating, planning and directing all aspects of visual effects budgets for Paramount Pictures as directed by the Visual Effects department head. We are hiring now!

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
• Handle VFX Budget for assigned pictures
• Read, breakdown, and budget all scripts that come in for review
• Negotiate crew deals
• Handle vendors
• Lead special equipment requirements
• Liaise with Legal in papering VFX contracts
• Liaise with Filmmakers
• Liaise with Co-Financed Productions Studio counterparts (i.e. Warner Bros)
• Run technical presentations
• Review VFX vendor bids to check technical methodologies and price structure for all pictures
• Review dailies on all pictures
• Handle VFX Awards submissions (Academy, British Academy, and Visual Effects Society)
• Participate in all meetings requiring VFX attendance
• Sign off on approval for all VFX expenditures
• Travel for any picture events requiring VFX studio attendance

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
• Minimum 10 years relevant work experience
• Experience in Visual Effects Production environment

Desired skills:
• Able to read, understand financial plans and budgets
• Strong PC skills
• Superior skills in problem-solving, time-management, multi-tasking, and operating in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to flex both work and communication style in order to transition fluidly between working independently and using team assets
• Great communication and presentation skills
• Ability to successfully handle multiple projects and responsibilities under pressure with minimal supervision is critical
• Ability to work flexible hours is necessary

Paramount Global is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount Global, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount Global is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk9j04-44-200-40-195-42 in your application.

Company Profile
MTV

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.