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The Farm is a vibrant, creative and inclusive environment. We like people who are excited by what they do and determined to be the best in their field. In return, we create long-term careers with both job security and opportunities to grow.

We can offer positions in London, Manchester, Salford, Bristol or Los Angeles and the chance to move between locations. Our current opportunities are detailed below - if you are interested in joining the Farm family and your skill set matches what we're looking for, please send us your CV and covering letter.

20.3.2018

We are always looking to expand our database of talented compositors and VFX artists to work on our wide range of interesting projects at Farm FX in both Manchester and London.

Farm FX are looking for talented and experienced CG generalists to join their expanding team in Manchester.

We have a number of permanent, contract and freelance roles available. As part of the Farm Group you will help create award winning TV shows, documentaries, dramas and commercials.

Responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality work on time and to specification. 
  • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines.
  • To produce a high standard of great looking imagery across a range of styles; from photo real CG composited against live action through to stylized fully CG work. 
  • Take a shot from concept through to delivery
  • To be proactive when executing shots and assisting the team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven and demonstrable experience in high-end CG.
  • Strong skill set in modelling (Hard surface and organic), texturing, animating, lighting, rendering (Arnold/Vray/Redshift) and compositing.
  • Thorough knowledge of Maya/Nuke as well as a solid understanding of most CG techniques and technologies.
  • Rigging experience a plus
  • Must be self-motivated, a team player and organised
  • Excellent attention to detail and good communication skills with both clients and colleagues. 
  • AE experience a plus

 

Junior Post Production Support Engineer

First line Post Production Support role primarily based in Central Manchester.Support of Avid editing systems, Pro Tools studios, colour grading and VFX systems and general IT support duties.

 

To apply for any of these roles please send your CV, showreel and a covering letter/email to cara.hicken@farmgroup.tv

29.6.2018

We are looking for an experienced Post Producer to join our dynamic team of producers. Excellent working knowledge of the post production process - from ingest to delivery and everything in-between -required.

Skills required:

  • Excellent working knowledge of the post production process from ingest to delivery, and everything in-between.
  • Knowledge of all post production workflows, including file and tape delivery.
  • Proven ability to build long standing relationships with a wide range of clients.
  • Proven ability to work across all genres of long-form or short form production.
  • A working knowledge of scheduling software (ScheduALL preferable).
  • Ability to work exceptionally well in a team.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

If you are interested please send a detailed CV and a covering letter to cara.hicken@farmgroup.tv.  Applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

29.6.2018

We are looking for post production File Delivery Operators.

You must be proficient on Avid. You will be responsible for mastering Broadcast delivery files. 

This role ideally requires a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of quality control, varying file formats, for UK Broadcast and International Mastering.

If interested please send detailed CV and a covering letter to cara.hicken@farmgroup.tv

Applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

29.6.2018

We are looking for talented post production Edit Assistants.

Although FCP and Premiere are great, you simply MUST be proficient on Avid. And Resolve would be a bonus. We are looking for all experience levels -Junior to Conform Op.

The successful candidates will be working closely with in-house producers, creatives and clients. Responsible for the day to day work in edit support, troubleshooting issues, ingest, transcode, sync maps & conforming.

If interested please send a detailed CV and a covering letter to cara.hicken@farmgroup.tv.

Applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

29.6.2018

Looking to break into post production but have no experience?

We are looking for post production runners to join our Farm London team.

If you are a hardworking, motivated and talented individual who is confident and can make a great cuppa then get in touch.

As well as looking after our clients and talent we will identify your strong points and work to train you to be a Farm star of the future!

Whilst the position is initially for a fixed six-month contract, there may be the opportunity for a permanent role after this period if you’re a perfect fit.

If you are interested please send your detailed CV and covering letter to cara.hicken@farmgroup.tv

Applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

19.7.2018

Please state which location you are applying for.

 

  • First line Post Production Support role
  • Salary depending on experience and level
  • 9 hour shift rotation covering 8-8

 

 

What we are looking for

Lead responsibilities:

Support of Avid editing systems, Pro Tools studios, colour grading and VFX systems and general IT support duties.

Creative staff & Client helpdesk functions including call handling/logging.

               Machine imaging & hardware maintenance.

               AD, Avid Interplay & Nexis administration.

Experience:

Whilst some support experience is preferable, a good working operational knowledge of the post production environment is key.  This would include understanding of latest camera formats, software packages, a basic understanding of computer components and media management of networked storage.

New stuff and Training:

Exposure to a range of technologies from both the Broadcast TV side of the business as well as across general IT systems.

Complex Audio/Video apps and workflows, broadcast hardware, storage, databases, backups, networking, security.

An opportunity to get experience at the forefront of TV Production, and associated technologies.

Training is on the job from a helpful team of colleagues to build a working local knowledge

External technical training will be offered ad hoc