Coordinator, Visual Effects

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Paramount Pictures
Administrative Support
Job Type
Full-Time Staff

About The Brand

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

Overview and Responsibilities

Is your passion in Visual FX? Then this Coordinator role, responsible for project coordination, management and overall support of Physical Production with special emphasis on the Visual Effects Department of Paramount Pictures is for you!

  • Reads and creates a first draft Visual Effects (VFX) breakdown for all projects
  • Prepares and initiates review sessions with filmmakers and vendors as needed
  • Provides detailed note-taking and follow-up on select action items
  • Updates VFX vendor contract template with business points and tracks status
  • Coordinates vendor and crew credits with credit department
  • Maintains database (resumes, availability and reel library) for VFX talent and all VFX vendors globally
  • Updates and maintains all VFX templates for various tasks
  • Assists with tracking and organizing both physical and digital department assets
  • Compiles wrap documents and binders upon show deliveries
  • Performs other related duties as assigned, including scheduling, phones, travel and filing

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 5+ years work experience in VFX Production environment
  • Ability to comprehend bids, budgets and status reports
  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Filemaker Pro

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior skill-set in organization, problem-solving, time-management, multi-tasking, and operating in a fast paced manner
  • Able to maintain up-to-date and accurate files



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