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VFX Production Manager specializing in managing complex shots for cinematic media. Experienced in leading large artist teams and fostering positive and creative relationships with directors and clients. Extensive knowledge of VFX pipeline and project management from development to final delivery.

Work​
experience​
StudioX | Academy of Art University

VFX Production Manager

  • Oversaw multiple projects including:

    • The 24th (feature film)

      • Led a team of over 20 artists and in charge of dailies distribution to clients.

      • Supervised more than 30 shots and recreated believable CGs of historical architecture.

      • Managed online media file transfers and communicated art direction with clients.

    • The World of Steam (web series)

      • Led a team of over 30 artists and provided effective feedback and assistance.

      • Managed more than 50 complex green screen shots and created contact sheet.

      • Facilitated online meetings with client regularly to communicate progress and feedback.

    • A Star in the Desert (short film)

      • Met with client weekly and in charge of the whole project with associate supervisor.

      • Responsible for R&D of painterly skies to replace original skies of more than 30 shots.

      • Delivered all temp shots on time and on budget for Sundance.

      • Created promotional and marketing materials including movie poster and trailer.

    • Beached (short film)

      • Led a team of over 20 artists and in charge of final delivery.

      • Provided assistance for R&D of complex sand dynamics for credits scene.

      • Checked in with client weekly to report status of production.

Skills

VFX Production

Scheduling

Research

Social Media

Video Editing

Media Production

Project Management

Leadership

Problem Solving

Communication

Multitasking

Software

Shotgun

Microsoft Office

Adobe Creative Cloud

Avid Media Composer

NukeStudio

Education
Academy of Art University

​2016 - 2019

BFA, Animation & Visual Effects with emphasis in VFX Production.

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Phone Number

415-527-8672  

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