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Assistant Production Manager (VFX)

Burbank, CA
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group
Requisition ID: 178797BR

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The Job

Warner Bros. Animation Inc. seeks an Assistant Production Manager (VFX) for the Post Prod.-Various Projects department. The Assistant Production Manager, for the Graphics and VFX department, will provide overall support and project management for the day-to-day post production processes at WBA.

The Daily

Acts as point person for the Graphics/Design (GFX) department. Maintains clear and respectful communication with Production regarding schedule expectations and changes, budget concerns, and scope of work. Adjusts with Production as schedules shift.
  • Works with Production and the VFX Manager to schedule and manage the workloads of the GFX team. This includes:
    • Deck/presentation design
    • Development pitch materials
    • Production design management – credits, title cards, main titles
    • Marketing materials
    • Other requests that arise
  • Manages the GFX Task List worksheet, including setting reminders for upcoming deadlines as well as centralizing all project details into one location for the graphics team to reference.
  • Makes sure all necessary materials are provided to the graphics team and that all final assets are delivered to the Production.
  • Works directly with the Art Director of Motion and Design and the GFX team to provide any necessary assistance relating to the GFX project workload.
  • Interfaces with the VFX APM for any overlapping projects within the GFX/VFX department to make sure that all show needs are met in a timely manner.
  • Reports to the VFX Production Manager and keeps them informed of overall department workload and needs.
  • Performs new duties/jobs as they arise.

The Essentials
  • College degree preferred. Post Production courses preferred.
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years experience in one or more of the following fields, film, digital video, post production or animation.
  • Graphic design knowledge a plus.
  • Minimum 1-2 years production management experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, databases, and Macintosh required.
  • Strong scheduling, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills are imperative.
  • Strong people skills necessary.
  • Must have knowledge of film/animation/technical pipelines and terminology.
  • Excellent communicator of accurate and efficient information required.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel.
  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to details.
  • Must have good understand of written and oral instructions.
  • Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Must have the ability to work under production time constraints.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.