CAREERS

At Southbay, we are always looking the brightest talent in research and development, VFX artistry and operations/management, and our facilities provide comprehensive training programs where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers to produce the highest quality work for Cinema and TV.
If you would like to join Southbay's team, please submit your application to Human Resources:

Southbay Hollywood Opportunities:
recruiting@southbayfx.com

Southbay Hangzhou and Shaoxing:
hr@southbaytech.co

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES - HOLLYWOOD

VFX/Stereo Editor

Responsibilities will include:

Working closely with production & creative teams to ensure projects are running on schedule and up to specifications in the editorial department

Creating and managing mono and stereo conforms

Running client reviews and ensuring proper material is prepped ahead of time

Running internal reviews & dailies

Working directly with IT/Engineering department to ensure necessary hardware and software are in place, proper networking standards are followed, and storage is managed in tandem with I/O and IT departments

Pulling Stereo and VFX material from provided source using bins & EDLs, convert or rename as needed, flagging any discrepancies in a timely manner to internal and/or external production/editorial departments

Quality checking that all required elements, shots, color files, mattes are in place, and that all incoming and outgoing material is correct, ensuring asset integrity

A willingness to learn pipeline and protocol for departments other than editorial

Attending and contributing to department meetings & post-mortems

Assist in the creation of internal demo reels

Evening hours and weekends may be required during project deliveries

Skills and Experience:

Required experience with editorial software such as Avid, Resolve, Mistika.

Ability to troubleshoot editorial hardware issues.

Knowledge of post-production processes & Stereo/VFX workflows.

Excellent communication, organizational & interpersonal skills required, must show initiative.

Proven experience with editorial data management and secure transfer protocols (i.e. Aspera).

Positive attitude & work ethic, ability to remain calm under pressure, ability to focus on details and ensuring accuracy.

Degree in television or film-related programs, or equivalent industry experience.

3-5 years experience in post-production, visual effects or stereo conversion.

Senior Producer

Responsibilities will include:

Lead Hollywood production team to successful project deliverables.

Collaborate with overseas teams in China and Europe to identify and foster the growth of production workflow, communication, production efficiency & creative integrity both internally, and with the goal of enhancing the client experience.

Create, organize, and maintain production schedules and budgets.

Create and standardize internal and external production reporting.

Responsible for client satisfaction from the start of production schedule, through delivery and the Digital Intermediate.

Responsible for the successful management of 3D, VFX & DI projects including keeping projects on schedule.

Determine the most effective allocation of resources.

Evaluate creative staff during, but not limited to, employee evaluation periods.

Work in tandem with the VP of Creative to determine when client approval is needed before proceeding with additional work.

Collaborate with global executive staff to implement company-wide goals as needed.

Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications, or related field, preferred.

Minimum 10 years of Visual Effects, Post-production and/or 3D conversion production experience, with a thorough understanding of the entire post production process.

Experience leading teams of production personnel at a senior/executive level, with overseas management experience preferred.

Experience with production tracking software (Shotgun or similar) and asset management software a plus.

Strong client interaction skills and customer service experience required.

Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Production Coordinator 

Responsibilities will include:

Work closely with production & creative teams to determine targets, deliverables, and scope of project for each show.

Assist producers & supervisors to establish workflows & scheduling.

Create and track assignments for the team; anticipate and recommend amendments to plans based on changes throughout the show.

Maintain schedules & calendar invites.

Create and manage shot codes, ensure accuracy in tracking software & track assets through pipeline.

Publish internal & client notes, and have an understanding of their meaning, in order to roll out to artists and supervisors as needed.

Quality check outgoing work and written communication to be released to client, with the ability to edit and troubleshoot as needed.

Review client submissions, check for any incorrect notes or tracking errors.

Willingness to learn pipeline and protocol for departments other than production.

Attend meetings and take notes, coordinate post-mortems, identify, document & communicate action items.

Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications, or related field, preferred.

2+ years production experience in post-production, visual effects, 3D conversion or related field.

Knowledge of post-production processes & general terminology required.

Excellent communication, organizational & interpersonal skills required, must show initiative.

Experience with production tracking software (Shotgun or similar) and asset management software a plus.