VFX Production Manager

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El Ranchito is currently looking for a qualified VFX Production Manager join us at our Madrid facility.

Type of contract: Full-time. Long-term.

The Production Manager role carries internal projects responsibilities to the studio. Partner with the artistic supervisors to create and manage macro and micro department schedules, and ensure timely and proper workflow though the department.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Oversee production project scheduling and resource allocation.
  • Build strong team relationships with supervisors.
  • Setting appropriate priorities, task tracking, and problem solving.
  • Mentor and motivate associate production staff.
  • Create weekly and special reports for senior management, and other department activities.
  • Maintain a high level and global overview of the project and its progress.
  • Balance deliveries against producer set quotes and stay in alignment with discipline shot teams.
  • Adjusting when needed to ensure schedules are aligned.
  • Render forecasting and managing the nightly/weekend rendering schedule, priority management and ensuring that all materials for client review are sent out.
  • Oversees the day-to-day of the project.


  • 3 years’ experience as a department management in the film or animation industry.
  • Knowledge of CG production pipelines and post production in general is crucial
  • Experience creating and managing macro and micro production schedules.
  • Outstanding communications, project management, and relationship-building skills.
  • Able to think outside the box and be flexible in an ever-changing production environment.
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills.
  • Positive solution-oriented attitude.
  • Previous work experience as VFX Production Coordinator is a must
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Ability to establish priorities and multi-task efficiently within a high-pressure environment
  • Able to communicate effectively across multiple teams
  • Fluent Spanish and English language skills, spoken and in writing
  • Proficient in MS Office and Shotgun
  • Eligible to work in Spain

To fill up the recruiting questionnaire, please select Apply for / Other / VFX Production Manager”.