Job Description / Responsibilities
The Producer effectively manages the whole project. The role of a Visual Effects Producer is to ensure the project is continually progressing efficiently, keeping to deadlines and maintaining quality to produce work of a high standard. They are also responsible for the projects finances, making sure stays within the budget allocated.
Qualifications / Requirements
Being a Producer is a very senior position and will normally require a relevant degree in computer animation or design. To gain this position the applicant will usually have a long history within the industry, whilst having strong leadership skills and being well organised. A keen eye for detail is a must, spotting problems before they occur to help ensure the project stays within budget. It is extremely important to meet deadlines so strong time-keeping skills are a MUST.
According to http://www.televisual.com/, the average salary for a VFX Producers in the UK is around £40,000 per year.
Examples of Job Adverts
The following shows example job adverts for VFX Producers within the UK.
Double Negative – VFX Producer