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JULY

21

IT Systems support engineer @ CherryCherry VFX

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 31 August 2017

CherryCherry VFX are looking for an experienced IT system support engineer to join their busy London facility. Must be a hands-on problem solver, have good troubleshooting skills and be logical and methodical in their approach.

Key duties would include maintaining the network & infrastructure and ensuring our security practices are maintained to the highest standards. You must be a team player, someone who is curious and proactive in their work and always look to maintain the highest standards.

Experience from within the VFX industry is preferred, as we are forward looking and have a passion for new technologies, the role is critical to allowing our artists to produce the highest quality work and requires a flexible approach to hours and days worked. Letter and CV in the first instance to simon@cherrycherry.tv.

JULY

21

Nuke operators @ CherryCherry VFX

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 31 August 2017

CherryCherry VFX is looking for freelance mid and senior level Nuke operators to join our existing team of artistes and compositors. Experience of all types of production from TV commercials to content and even 360VR is desirable. We’re a small well-knit team of talented artistes and producers having the people skills to work within such an environment is essential.

Letter, CV and showreel in the first instance to simon@cherrycherry.tv.

JULY

21

3D Generalists/TD @ CherryCherry VFX

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 31 August 2017

CherryCherry VFX is looking for freelance mid-level and senior 3D generalists/TDs to supplement our existing teams. Extensive experience of Maya is essential and a willingness to work outside the box to produce the desired results is a big plus. CherryCherry is a rapidly growing boutique effects post-production house with a talented team of operators and producers doing an exciting range of work from high end TV commercials to fully-immersive 360VR productions.

Short letter and CV plus showreel to simon@cherrycherry.tv

JULY

21

Bookings Producer @ Gorilla Editors

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 28 July 2017

We are looking for a bookings co-ordinator to look after our busy team of Editors & VFX artists with the opportunity to take on a post producer role for our larger projects.

Gorilla Editors are Film Editing company who also represent the very best in motion graphics and VFX artists based in London.

Our clients are some of the leading production companies and ad agencies working on TVCs and digital content.

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to fly with this role by looking after our team and our clients, expanding our business and exploring new opportunities and grow with our company.

Good organisational skills and initiative are a must, along with a decent knowledge of the commercial post production process.

You will be working closely with agency producers and managing/scheduling a post production team accordingly.

You will also be expected to work on parallel projects, with multiple clients, whilst still maintaining a great attention to detail.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Development of new client relationships and successfully maintaining existing relationships
  • Managing and tracking cost efficiency of individual projects
  • Project management and allocation of resources on projects
  • Management of the P&L on individual projects
  • Invoicing and billing clients for jobs on a weekly basis
  • Attending industry events to network and promote Gorilla to new contacts
  • Ensuring the website and social media pages are up to date

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience in Production/operational environments: Post production knowledge essential
  • Must be able to work independently and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build up rapport and strong relationships with clients and staff
  • Attention to detail and constantly looking for ways to improve operational efficiencies within a business environment
  • Proactivity and ability to demonstrate a desire for creating work of the highest quality
  • Knowledge of CETA and advantage but not essential.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience either in bookings or production.

Naturally as productions demand, hours may be subject to change at short notice. Salary will be based on experience.

Application Procedure:

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in the role and explaining why you are the perfect candidate to: cv@gorilla.tv

JULY

20

Producer @ Just So Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 31 July 2017

Just So Films are looking for an experienced Producer to join the team.

You'll be producing a wide variety of film projects for global brands such as adidas, Skype, Nest, Clarks and Audemars Piguet, working both direct to client as well as with agencies. You will often be involved from brief stage through creative development, production, post-production and delivery.

You'll be responsible for multiple campaigns at one time - working closely with Directors and other production staff to realise the creative and bring jobs in on budget and on time.

Skills & Experience:

● Minimum 5 years producing experience dealing with agencies and direct to client on big budget film campaigns.

● Strong financial and budgeting skills - you'll be expected to construct budgets and manage them through to maintain margins and overall campaign profitability.

● Scoping and pitching - you will have the ability to instinctively ballpark ideas, and work on pitch and treatment documents with Directors to pitch to both agencies and direct to brands.

● Good negotiation and people skills - essential to have good working relationships with Directors, production staff and crew.

● You'll be working in small teams delivering large-scale campaigns; teamwork, multi-tasking and delegation skills are essential.

● Conscientious, trustworthy and reliable you’ll thrive on taking ownership of your projects and pride yourself on making sure they are the best they can be.

Full-time, permanent position. Salary dependent on experience.

Just So Films is the award winning production arm of Just So and works with some of the world’s leading brands and broadcasters, specialising in film campaigns.

Our model is unique in the industry: we are built on the principle of making the distance between having an idea and making it happen as short as possible. Our teams span Creative, Production, Post, Technology and Animation all based together under one roof in the heart of Shoreditch, London.

We expect you to have a love & passion for film and great ideas, a strong eye for detail and be keen to get stuck in. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of London’s most exciting creative companies.

If this role interests you please email jessie@justsolondon.com http://www.justsofilms.com

JULY

19

Junior Editor @ The Play Room

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 16 August 2017

The Play Room are looking for a Junior Editor to join our roster.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is currently a senior assistant or junior editor at a commercials editing house, or freelancing. As a salaried employee you would be expected to pick-up re-edits, do ancillary edits to main jobs and oversee our junior assistant. In your spare time both in and out of office hours, you would be encouraged to build your own showreel and client base so that you would progress to editing full-time.

As well as the usual attributes - good technical knowledge of AVID and Premiere, can-do attitude, punctuality, friendly demeanour - you MUST have at least 2 years experience working as a senior assistant/junior editor at a commercials editing company. Please do not apply unless you fulfil this criteria.

Higher than average salary with weekend overtime, and negotiated edit fees on top.

Please send in a CV and short covering letter to: jobs@theplayroompost.com with Junior Editor as the subject.

We look forward to hearing from you!

JULY

19

Full Time Studio Assistant @ Park Village

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 28 July 2017

We are looking for a Full Time Studio Assistant to join our busy studio in Camden.

For this role we require someone who is versatile, multi-skilled and eager to make a mark in the photographic industry. This role will be client facing, so the individual must be comfortable dealing with a variety of people on a daily basis. This is an amazing working space that is steeped in history and has a dynamic approach to hosting shoots. You will be working with a close-knit team. We are looking for someone who is flexible with their time and willing to go the extra mile to progress in the film and photography industry.

Previous studio experience preferred, as familiarity with the lighting, equipment and hospitality areas would be a great advantage for this role.

GENERAL DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General upkeep and maintenance of the studio (s) exterior and interior and also all the spaces and adjacent areas/rooms of the studio.
  • Managing equipment – ensuring that it is accounted for and maintained.
  • Keeping a high standard of cleanliness throughout the building.
  • Preparing studios for upcoming shoots.
  • Technical and physical support in set building and rigging.
  • Client and Staff hospitality.
  • Responding to client and co-workers requests quickly and efficiently.
  • Represent Park Village Studios - Working and forming relationships with new clients and crew every day.
  • Be responsible for securing the building at the end of the day.
  • Carrying out procedures fast and efficiently including: stock checks, studio replenishment, painting, moving heavy items and the overall running of the studio.
  • Cover reception as and when required – answering phone calls, booking couriers and liaising with clients.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent presentation, communication and organizational skills.
  • Computer literate (Photoshop, In design, Word & Excel ..)
  • Interest in Photography or skilled Photographer.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple studio tasks.
  • Resourceful and able to cope under pressure.
  • Can do attitude is a must.

Please contact jody@parkvillage.co.uk

Salary dependent on experience. This is an initial 3 month contract with option to extend if successful.

JULY

19

Full Time Production Assistant/Researcher @ Fat Lemon

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 18 August 2017

Location: London (Shoreditch) Start Date: 18th September

Production company Fat Lemon is looking for a confident and friendly Researcher/Production Assistant. Our work consists of commercials (digital content & TV), short films and music videos.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your understanding of production requirements. You will be based in-house and work closely with our small team of super EP’s, producers and directors to assist in the day to day and help coordinate pitches and projects. You will be proactive and able to prioritise activities, with a keen interest in film and TV production.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Technical and physical support in the office and on set
  • Working alongside directors and producers to assist with visual research and help develop and deliver treatments
  • Updating director showreels
  • General running of errands
  • Managing equipment, website, software updates
  • Petty cash and expenses management for productions and office purchases
  • Managing equipment bookings and hire
  • Assisting with social media feeds on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

Key Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent presentation and organisational skills
  • Computer literate (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Word)
  • Editing skills (Final Cut Pro proficient)
  • Resourceful, personable and able to keep a calm head under pressure

This role would suit someone wanting to start or further their career in production and could either develop towards a creative or organisational role.

Please submit your application (an email explaining why you want the job & CV) to mehreen@fatlemon.tv with the subject line: Production Assistant/Researcher

Unfortunately, due to the large amount of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants. Good luck.

JULY

19

Runner @ Merman

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 August 2017

Merman is an award-winning TV and Commercial company also specialising in music videos and online content. We pride ourselves on having a happy working environment, based on Blackfriars Road (the heart of cool if we do say so ourselves).

We are looking for an upbeat, hard working team-player to run alongside our receptionist and help support the office as a whole. Ideally we’re looking for someone who would like to become involved in commercial production. If you have a creative eye and technical skills that’s even better - make sure to highlight your skills in your cover letter.

Crucially we’re looking for someone that can multitask under pressure, be proactive and confident, tidy and efficient. A positive attitude is key as we have a fun and hardworking environment at Merman.

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email cover letter and CV to cv@hellomerman.com

Closing date for applications 14th August. Start date asap.

JULY

18

Production Crew Bookings Co-ordinator @ Production Switchboard

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 15 August 2017

Production Switchboard is one of the industry’s leading diary services and agents representing freelance producers, production managers, production assistants, art directors, make-up artists, researchers, storyboard artists and many, many more.

We’re looking for a junior bookings co-ordinator to join our team in Fitzrovia as soon as possible.

Applicants should have a basic knowledge of the film industry and preferably have a couple of years’ experience at entry level, either as a runner or assistant in one of the crew departments. It is essential that applicants have a clear and pleasant telephone manner, be able to work under pressure and have a strong attention to detail.

Although this is a full-time position we would consider reduced hours so might appeal to someone with other commitments.

Based in Fitzrovia, we share a jolly office with a group of complimentary companies – Lucky Strike Productions, Amazing Space Locations, The Freelance Directors Company and Alternative View Studios.

Please attach a copy of your CV, along with a letter telling us a little about yourself and why you think you might like to work at Production Switchboard.

Please send your application to work@productionswitchboard.com

JULY

18

Research and Licensing Assistant Position @ Hazel May

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 15 August 2017

Small and friendly office in Soho, looking to employ someone full time (initially paid freelance trial period) to head up licensing and clearance jobs. Role would involve finding and clearing both stills and footage for a variety of advertising briefs. Content will range from user generated, stock, sport, celebrity and film. You would be required to work to incredibly tight deadlines and sometimes tight budgets.

Below are some of the previous adverts we have licensed and cleared for…

https://vimeo.com/178890840

https://vimeo.com/178908544

https://vimeo.com/163444043

https://vimeo.com/178905701

https://vimeo.com/202387782

https://vimeo.com/187358672

Responsibilities:

  • Find material that accurately fits the client brief
  • Contacting the correct rights holder to clear the content and third party rights
  • Negotiating fees
  • Keep documentation accurate and up to date with clearance information
  • Sending out contracts and keeping track of multiple contracts over different jobs
  • Search for new sources of licensable content
  • Talking to clients about any clearance issues

Job Skills (essential):

  • Knowledge of rights and clearance
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask
  • Understanding and good knowledge of social media
  • Conversant with excel and google docs
  • Confident communication skills
  • The ability to read and interpret scripts with a creative eye
  • Great attention to detail
  • Essential to be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines

This role will suit a creative, organised and diligent person with an interest in advertising and production management.

Salary Depending on experience

We are a very busy company, please only apply via email to this address – hazelmayltd@gmail.com - any other submissions will not be considered. Please send over a short paragraph about yourself and your interests as well as any links to any work you may have done that you consider to be relevant.

JULY

18

Sound Designer @ 750mph

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 August 2017

750mph are looking for a talented and ambitious sound designer with a minimum of 5 years experience in TV, cinema and radio advertising.

Please email CV’s to jobs@750mph.com.

JULY

17

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 August 2017

Chrome Productions is looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and dedicated Production Assistant/Office Manager to join our close-knit team.

Chrome Productions is an established and expanding London based production company, producing online films & programming for the world’s leading brands. With specialisms in action sports, adventure travel & luxury film-making, our pledge is to make commercial brand work that is always unique, adventurous and spectacular.

The successful candidate will be providing assistance & support to the team and Managing Director across a varied & vibrant production portfolio, as well as carrying out occasional PA duties to the Managing Director.

The role is predominantly office-based and involves considerable production assistant and management duties, putting together national and international shoots for high-profile clients and world-renowned brands. There will also be opportunities for getting on set for London-based shoots.

You’ll have to be resourceful & show initiative in a role that requires strong organisational skills, and which would suit an individual who has an interest in pursuing a career in film/video production.

As part of a small team you will gain excellent exposure across a number of production disciplines, which will help develop your professional skills rapidly.

Key Responsibilities:

Production Assistant duties will include general Production admin:

  • Sourcing crew & kit
  • Preparing callsheets
  • Shoot scheduling
  • Budget management (invoices, petty cash etc)
  • Organising travel logistics including visas and carnets
  • Researching

Office Management duties will include:

  • Ensuring smooth day-to-day running of the office
  • Answering phones, greeting visitors, accepting deliveries
  • Schedule & calendar management for Team & Managing Director
  • Book-keeping support (training will be provided)
  • General Team assistance and PA duties to Managing Director

Key Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills and good phone manner
  • First class organisational / time-management skills
  • Ability to support producers across multiple projects
  • Proactive, methodical, with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Strong team mentality
  • Mac literacy and proficiency in Excel
  • Minimum 3 years within the industry

Salary dependent on experience. If you feel you could be the perfect fit, please email jobs@chromeproductions.co.uk

JULY

17

Booking Co-ordinator @ Hazel May

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 25 July 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Booking Coordinator to join a very dynamic and friendly team based in Soho. As a key member of our company, you will be responsible for liaising with clients and the rest of the team, managing the workflow and acting as the first point of contact for all bookings. Previous experience with bookings and project co-ordination would be an advantage but isn’t essential.

Skills required

  • Strong organisation skills, time management and ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Budgeting skills
  • Problem solving
  • Good team player

Key Responsibilities

  • Organise jobs in order or priority and delegate them to the researchers and editors
  • Respond to new and existing client’s enquiries via phone and email; provide initial advice to clients
  • Keep track of deadlines for all projects and ensure work is being sent out on time
  • Serve as a liaison between the client and team to meet deadlines and manage expectations
  • Communicate details of all daily bookings to the team
  • Ensure efficient time allocation across all projects
  • Pencil and book freelancers when required
  • Log job hours; keep all documentation up to date
  • Issue quotes and invoices
  • Assist the Head of Production with any additional tasks

We are a very busy company, please only apply via email to this address – hazelmayltd@gmail.com - any other submissions will not be considered. Please send over a short paragraph about yourself and your CV.

Closing deadline 25th July, immediate start if possible.

JULY

17

TEXTURE Creative Studio - Junior

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 31 July 2017

Texture are a creative design studio specialising in content creation, graphic design and full service production.

Our talented team is based around a core group of designers, directors, animators, and producers.

From our central London studio, we offer bespoke creative solutions across all media platforms.

We are proud to be part of the Factory Family of companies.

We are looking for a confident, young person to join our team.

  • You will be proactive and organised under pressure.
  • Have a keen interest in production, design and are enthusiastic and self motivated.
  • You will have the ability to conceptualise, research, visualize, and design to a high standard against tight deadlines.
  • You will have proficient skills in : Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop.
  • Basic use of After Effects and Premier would be useful.

If you think this is you please submit a covering letter and CV to : info@Texture.uk.com

JULY

17

Reception/Office Manager @ Wizzo & Co - Immediate Start

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 August 2017

Wizzo & Co are looking for a Receptionist who will also provide support across all levels of the agency.

You should be Mac proficient, have a good working knowledge of Excel / Word, an excellent telephone manner and great communication skills. A background in commercial production would be useful.

Duties include:

  • Answering Calls
  • Greet Guests
  • Distribute mail incoming
  • Post any outgoing mail
  • Petty cash reconciliation/Petty Cash float
  • Maintain kitchen supplies, stationary and office equipment
  • Maintain a clean kitchen area
  • Assist with scanning and copying
  • Run errands
  • Manage team calendar, holidays and meetings
  • Liaise with Landlord
  • IT supervision – help troubleshooting
  • Arrange travel and accommodation
  • Arrange couriers and taxis
  • Assist with the organisation of Christmas party/crew drinks
  • Manage Award show entries
  • Copy chase with production companies
  • Assist with client invoices
  • Banking
  • Send out daily reminders email
  • Update website – uploading and maintenance
  • Cleaner supervise
  • Source/research office equipment
  • Reading of scripts and treatments

Salary according to experience.

To apply, email your CV and cover letter to reception@wizzoandco.co.uk

No recruitment companies please!

JULY

14

Senior Commercials Producer @ Fifty Fifty

  • Location: Soho, London
  • Applications close 31 July 2017

We’re hiring!

We are looking for a fabulous senior short form post-producer to join our close-knit, dynamic team.

Working for an independently owned boutique post house in the heart of Soho you will be our first point of contact for all commercial clients and working closely with the MD, play a major role in growing the department.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role and looking to make the next step in their career by using their skills and experience to help grow and shape a successful short form department. To this end forward thinking, proactivity and business acumen are key.

Fifty Fifty is a full service, independently owned post and production house based in the heart of Soho. We specialise in broadcast, commercials and content. Our focus on personal client partnerships helps us to deliver the very best creative and technical solutions for every job. We invest in talent and put technical excellence on the front line to provide sage advice directly to clients to maximise efficiency creativity and cost.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly and supportive production team in a medium sized post house during an exciting phase of growth.

Apply at hires@fiftyfiftypost.com with "Senior Producer" in the title by 31st July. Find out more @ http://www.fiftyfiftypost.com

JULY

11

Edit Suite Wanted

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 08 August 2017

Filmmaker looking for room to edit micro-budget feature film. Kit provided, so all that's required is a desk, chair, plug, door and ability to stay late. Can offer a small fee and "thank you" on the credits.

Please contact Tupaq on 07775571255 or info@tupaqfelber.com.

JULY

10

Studio Manager | Blinkink @ Blink

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 August 2017

Blinkink are looking for a Studio Manager/ Post Producer to head our in-house animation studio. Our work spans the full spectrum of animation techniques (2D, CGI, stop-frame, mixed-media) as well as lots of development, pre-vis and post work for live action and puppetry.

Our output spans commercials, short films, music videos and development for TV projects.

You will work closely with our EP’s, producers and directors to coordinate the studio resources in support of our various pitches and projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • curating and maintaining our network of the best freelance talent in the industry.
  • internal budgeting, scheduling and workflow.
  • Managing equipment, software, licenses, etc
  • Managing the harmonious allocation of resource and creative energy between our commercial and creative/development work.
  • Evolving pipelines, process and protocols as the studio grows.
  • guiding the evolution of studio equipment, pipelines, process and protocols as our team & studio grows.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-3 years in similar role and/or producing all forms of animation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

CVs to jobs@blinkink.co.uk

JULY

10

Producer @ Pocket Motion Pictures

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

We are a young and fast expanding West London based Video and Photographic Production Company, working with well-known brands, celebrities and covering major events.

Looking to bring on board a full-time Producer to manage all aspects of pre-production.

Starting from taking a client's brief, collaborating creatively with the client and our directors to refine and enhance the project. Working out quotes and managing the budgets. Organising the logistic for the shoots and where required attending shoots.

Excellent communication and organisation skills are a must. You will be communicating directly with clients and juggling multiple projects.

We are a small team, and the right candidate will be expected to be confident and drive straight into the deep end.

Requirements:

  • At least four year's professional experience within a relevant sector.
  • A sound knowledge Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive and Google Sheets.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing team.

To apply, please send your CV to amy@pocketmotionpictures.com

JULY

10

Communications and PR Assistant @ APA

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

We are looking for the right person for the new role of Communications and PR assistant at the APA. Working closely with the Chief Executive and the Events & Marketing Manager, this is a very important position in continuing to drive forward the APA’s services for all its members.

The role is to help communicate to APA members and the advertising industry as a whole, information about our events, publications, to provide members with maxim opportunity to be involved with and benefit from the APA’s work on their behalf.

Daily work will involve updating the APA website, creating email documents and managing all social media accounts.

In terms of experience, this is around second job level and would require skills such as the ability to write well, using own initiative in certain situations, basic design skills (photoshop & InDesign), overseeing the design and production of pdf’s, helping with event organisation and general office duties.

The APA exists to create the best possible business environment for our members. We are a dynamic organisation that develops new services and events to meet that objective, particularly to help our members understand and connect with new opportunities through the rapid developments on how advertisers can communicate with consumers.

It is a chance to be part of a small team dedicated to making a big impact on behalf of its members. It is a very enjoyable job that places you at the heart of commercials production in the UK. Salary going rate as per experience.

Apply with your CV and a covering letter/email explaining your background/ experience and why you would like to do the job to info@a-p-a.net on or before Friday 14th July 2017

JULY

10

Bookkeeper - Part time @ INDIGITAL

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 28 July 2017

INDIGITAL is looking for a part time bookkeeper to work 2 days a week from its London office.

The role:

Creating and posting sales invoices.

Liaising with crew/clients to ensure the settlement of invoices are within the agreed terms.

Ensuring paperwork is received in a timely manner to enable the approval and recording of purchase invoices.

In collaboration with Producer/PMs monitor project budgets.

Assist with the banking as required

Monitor the use of the company Debit Card and obtain relevant documentation.

Maintain the petty cash.

Reporting to the Financial Controller and Company Directors.

Ideally the candidate will:

Possess excellent organisational, numerical, analytical, administrative and IT skills, including a good understanding of accounting software.

Experience in using XERO would be an advantage and beneficial.

The position requires you to be flexible and you will be expected to work closely with the rest of the team.

Ideally candidates will have a bookkeeping qualifications (ICB, AAT or similar) but QBE would be considered.

Please send CVs to jen@indigital.tv

JULY

10

New Production Company Seeks Directors To Sign

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 August 2017

Who’s A Good Boy is a unique production company just launched in London.

What makes us different is we give young fresh directors the chance to be managed. In return you will grow and nurture with Who’s A Good Boy and become a force to be reckoned with.

This is the start of something new in London. There is so much hidden undiscovered talent in London and it is about time the advertising folk utilise you.

In return we work as a strong team, work as one and offer something new, fresh and the next big thing.

If you are a director that is worthy of management, please send me a small bio about you, and your link to capturechris@me.com

JULY

10

MCR Operator @ Nice Biscuits

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 August 2017

Permanent starts asap

Nice Biscuits is looking for an enthusiastic assistant, to support its VFX, Grading and Offline suites.

The successful applicant, who has a strong interest in offline editing as well as visual effects, will be required to undertake multiple duties not limited to: artwork preparation, encoding, archiving and general editing. Being proficient in the use of Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, and FCP software as well as familiarity with most broadcast standards is therefore a must.

The position involves dealing directly with clients and demands an all-rounder who is friendly, confident, well spoken and capable of prioritising his/her own work load. Salary negotiable dependent on experience.

Please send CV to polly@nicebiscuits.co.uk No calls please.

Summary:

To provide direct support to the visual effects suites ensuring required media is both system available and where necessary pre-prepared to an accessible input format. Responsible for the organising of client media requests and the undertaking of general office activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Undertakes art work preparation i.e. reformatting of client supplied media to suitable file type/resolution/aspect ratios prior to online.

  2. Performs encoding and ftp uploading of off-loaded material for supply to client.

  3. Archives video and data before and after edit sessions if required.

  4. Provides assistance to the VFX suites by generating mattes/graphic design using any of the toolsets available, whether it be smoke/flame/effect or pc/mac based software solutions.

  5. Catalogues tape media in accordance with the media tape storage procedures.

  6. Handles client requests and provides technical support and advice to them. Including providing basic time estimates.

  7. Understands and promotes to clients the services and different areas of the business that we and our sister companies are able to offer.

  8. Provides training in related aspects of his job, ensuring that the company’s workforce is capable of performing multiple tasks and can meet all identified production protocols.

  9. Works directly with the production staff in the planning of production projects, to ensure effective communication and cooperation between the company and its clientele.

  10. Ensures the professional maintenance, optimum operability of all production equipment and studio facilities used within his/her direct working area.

  11. Undertakes research and attends related media courses as deemed suitable by the management team to ensure the company is offering the most effective solutions to the company and its clients in terms of cost and efficiency.

  12. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as required.

Minimum job requirements:

2 years post production experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Preferably with a technical or media based degree.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

• Experience of PC/Mac based graphics systems. Typically Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, encoding software, and experience of web based media, ftp clients.

• Ability to work to tight deadlines.

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Skill in organising resources and establishing priorities.

• Knowledge of post production principles, practices, techniques, and tools.

• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

• Some knowledge and understanding of the operating principles, features, and standards of professional grading and visual effects equipment.

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Production Coordinator @ Rankin Photography Ltd

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 04 August 2017

We are super busy and growing the team!

We are looking for a super human Production Coordinator to support our busy Production department. You’ll support our EPs and Producers across a wide range of exciting editorial and commercial shoots (stills and moving image), both in our studio and on location. We’re looking for an unflappable multi – tasking grafter with a sense of humour – you’re bound to have at least 5 years experience as a Production Coordinator and keen to develop and progress.

TO APPLY

Alongside your CV please send us a brief cover note letting us know why you, why us, and why this role.

Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Production Coordinator’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover note.

Please note we apologise in advance but we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.