The Bidding Producer is a key role in the team that is responsible for producing detailed bid packages to send to clients. The Producer requires excellent attention to detail and a thorough understanding of the post-production process. The Producer understands the distinctions between broadcast, OLV, and social deliverables.
General requirements and expectations
Study and analyze all materials received from clients, produce VFX breakdowns, and quantify the work required, working across multiple potential projects in parallel to formulate ball-park and accurate bids
Work with Supervisors to determine the resources necessary to complete projects
Create and manage detailed producing bid packages to send to clients.
Follow up bids proactively with clients and collaborate with team to convert the bids into awards
Project tracking, from talking to billing preparation
Work with Accounting to prepare financials on all bids for approval
At times, responsible for VFX producing awarded project
Be involved in all projects without being intrusive, know when you are needed.
Act as a primary point of contact for clients in order to develop and maintain client relationships as appropriate
Flag any issues that may aris and cause significant issues for the Studio or client
Send daily end-of-day emails to Executives to keep them up-to-date
Responsible for maintaining a comprehensive set of notes on each project and effecting a clean handover to Producers once awarded
Knowledge of different digital file formats and codecs available.
Other duties as assigned
Experience as a VFX Producer
Strong client-facing experience
Up to date knowledge of VFX workflow
Flexible availability for client calls and meetings
Ability to work with a small team
An impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
Understanding of financial considerations
Pro-active, detailed and solution oriented, and self-starter
Knowledge of Google Workspace