Department: Commercial department
Location: Culver City, CA

About Zoic Studios
Zoic Studios is a multiple Emmy and V.E.S award winning VFX company, comprised of accomplished artists, supervisors, and producers, who understand all aspects of visual effects and the creative story process.

Zoic Studios creates VFX and animation for TV spots and Interactive projects with agencies such as Goodby Silverstein and Partners, Draft FCB, DDB, BBDO, The Martin Agency, Wedien and Kennedy and CPB to name a few.

Our spots and web projects have supported major brands such as Nike, ESPN, NASCAR, HP, Sea World, Busch Gardens, Yahoo and AT&T along with countless others.

Summary of Position
To oversee multiple projects: from bidding through completion of delivery. Work alongside supervisors and lead artists to manage an internal team ranging in size of five to twenty artists, depending on the project. Be responsible for overseeing the budget, shot tracking database, scheduling of resources and artist assignments, client and editorial contact. Ability to work in a fast-paced, tight deadline environment.

Responsibilities

-Detailed bidding process pulling reference from scripts, storyboards, and meetings.
-Attention to daily individual artist assignments.
-Organizing and publishing delivery calendars based on approved methodology breakdown.
-Track and update progress of VFX shots in company database.
-Communicate daily with clients, editorial, and in-house management.
-Push shots through our pipeline from work-in-progress to final, on a weekly basis.
-Complete work within the timeframe allotted and on-budget.
-Actualize budgets and project hours and dollars out to completion.
-Work quickly and efficiently within established pipeline.
-Must take direction well and adapt to changes.

Qualifications
*Must have prior experience working for a VFX vendor.
*Experience working with 3D and 2D artists in production.
*Must have knowledge and experience budgeting VFX, breaking down scripts and boards.
*On-set experience a plus.
*Some nights, weekends, and travel required.
*Ability to work within a structured team environment.
*Problem solving skills, self starter, adapt to production changes, motivate artists and teams, a must.
*You will be working on a PC desktop.
*Knowledge of Word, Excel a must.
*Knowledge of After Effects, Shotgun (database), a plus.
*Experience with producing VFX for commercial projects is a major plus.

To apply

Please send your resume and availability to: jobs@zoicstudios.com

no phone calls please
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