Associate Producer

  • Advertising, Episodic, & Immersive
  • New York, United States

Associate Producer

Job description

Framestore's New York office is looking for an experienced Associate Producer to join our growing team on some new and exciting projects within our Integrated Advertising Division.

The VFX Associate Producer is central to visual effects project management. They liaise with all aspects of production and post-production: Director, Editor, external VFX Supervisor and Producers, internal Producers and Supervisors as well as artists. Working closely with and on behalf of the internal VFX Producer they help strategize and implement tasks and targets crucial to the delivery of the project on time and on budget.

This is a full-time staff role with benefits, and although we are currently working remotely, this position will eventually require working onsite in our New York studio and valid US work authorization is required. 

  • Work with Producer, Leads and Supervisors to track and manage the production schedule meeting internal and external deadlines
  • Organize dailies, rounds and meetings, taking notes and following up on information as necessary
  • Ensure production database is kept updated daily with notes and critical information before departing for the day
  • Communicating information quickly and succinctly to crew and other departments in person as well as via e-mail
  • Communicating (directly or through the Production Coordinators) client sessions and dailies/meeting changes
  • Keep communication flowing from Supervisor to Leads and crew to all other departments
  • Anticipate and communicate issues to Producer and Supervisor to resolve problems quickly
  • Take detailed, comprehensive notes and review with Lead after dailies/rounds
  • Maintain an accurate summary of progress from the previous day's work by artists
  • Oversee the execution of client deliveries of all masters and finals
  • Manage edits along with the editorial department
  • Manage coordinators and production assistants on the project
  • Manage resources and communicate coherently with other support departments
  • Help to maintain a positive, upbeat and professional production office, being proactive and solution-orientated
  • Other ad hoc duties as may reasonably be expected

Job requirements

  • Previous experience as a VFX PA or Coordinator in feature film, TV, or commercials (at least 2 years)
  • Existing knowledge of Framestore production / scheduling databases (e.g. Shotgun, Ceta)
  • Understanding of live-action and CG based visual effects workflows
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • First-class time/project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize conflicting tasks
  • Able to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work within a team towards a common goal
  • Basic understanding of common file formats and resolutions
  • Good knowledge of MS Office packages (including Word, Excel and Project)

Desired Skills:

  • Basic Linux skills
  • Basic Avid/editorial knowledge
  • Lateral thinking skills

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.