• Senior Vice President Visual Effects

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    This position will oversee, plan and direct all aspects of visual effects for Paramount Pictures as directed by the Visual Effects department head.


    • Manage VFX Budget for assigned pictures
    • Read, breakdown, bid, and budget scripts that come in for review
    • Negotiate crew deals on assigned pictures
    • Manage vendors on assigned pictures
    • Manage special equipment requirements on assigned pictures
    • Liaise with Legal in papering VFX contracts on assigned pictures
    • Liaise with Filmmakers on assigned pictures
    • Liaise with Co-Financed Productions Studio counterparts (i.e.  Skydance) on assigned pictures
    • Liaise with Marketing and Publicity for trailer, promotional and other needs on assigned pictures
    • Manage technical presentations
    • Review VFX vendor bids to check technical methodologies and price structure on assigned pictures
    • 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 on assigned pictures
    • Travel for any picture events requiring VFX studio attendance
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 5 – 10 years relevant work experience
    • Experience in Visual Effects Production environment

    Additional Qualifications

    Desired skills:

    • Ability to understand financial plans and budgets
    • Strong computer skills including, but not limited to: FileMaker, Excel, Cinesync, Aspera, RV or similar
    • Superior skill set in problem-solving, time-management, multi-tasking, and operating in a deadline-driven environment 
    • Ability to flex both work and communication style in order to transition fluidly between working independently and leveraging team assets
    • Great communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects and responsibilities under pressure with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work flexible hours is necessary
    • Presents as a seasoned professional, maintain an executive presence and be comfortable interacting with the most senior executives within the organization


    Eligibility requirements:

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States


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