We are seeking a Senior Vice President, Visual Effects who will oversee, plan and direct all aspects of visual effects for Paramount Pictures as directed by the Visual Effects department head.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Manage VFX Budget
  • Read, breakdown, bid, and budget scripts that come in for review
  • Negotiate crew deals
  • Manage vendors and special equipment requirements
  • Liaise with Legal in papering VFX contracts
  • Liaise with Filmmakers and Co-Financed Productions Studio counterparts
  • Liaise with Marketing and Publicity for trailer, promotional and other needs
  • Manage technical presentations
  • Review VFX vendor bids to check technical methodologies and price structure
  • Review dailies on all pictures
  • Manage 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

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in Visual Effects Production environment

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to understand financial plans and budgets
  • Strong computer skills including: FileMaker, Excel, Cinesync, Aspera, RV or similar
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