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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 or Bristol 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 here.

27.8.2020

We are currently not looking to fill any positions but we are always looking for new talent for our busy VFX department and would love to hear from you and we will keep you on file for when we are hiring!

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10.11.2020

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Work closely with Production to ensure the smooth running of Operations, confirming and maintaining staff rotas.
  • Allocate required resources and coordinate logistics of multiple projects, liaising with Operations departments in other Farm locations where necessary (i.e. on Drama productions)
  • Draw up workflows for Operations, liaising with the client where necessary and carrying out plans and tests of the workflow where possible.
  • Support Ops and Producers to ensure the smooth running of workflows
  • Work with Edit Support to ensure any guides are up to date (i.e. troubleshooting) and provide additional cover to edit support by picking up support requests where necessary
  • Work with Creative and Production departments, advising on bookings and supporting its scheduling
  • Media management: create workspaces for all projects going onto the Nexis, creating weekly workspace snapshots to identify completed projects. Oversee the Operations team archive and delete all media in accordance with Farm policy.

Other Duties

  • Cover for absent staff in the team within the remit of the job accountabilities.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects and administrative tasks that are relevant to the operation of the department

Attend relevant training identified to ensure duties are performed efficiently

Responsible for:

  • Management of Operations in Farm Manchester throughout the whole of the employee lifecycle, from recruitment through to termination of employment

Provide motivation, leadership, development and direction to Operations Team

 

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Education & Training

  • 5 + A to C level GCSE’s or equivalent
  • GSCE level minimum B grade or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Trained on MS Office applications

Desirable

  • An undergraduate level qualification in a relevant area

 

Skills, Ability & Experience

  • Proven track record in a management role, preferably in an Operations environment
  • Solid experience in Post-Production workflows, from initial crafting to media management
  • Confident allocation resources and co-ordinating logistics across multiple projects
  • Comfortable with different forms of Media Management
  • Solid office administration experience
  • Excellent and accurate attention to detail data input and checking
  • Ability to communicate well with internal departments

Desirable

  • Experience in a management role in a Post Production environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of UHD workflows

 

Personal Qualities

  • Evidence of management capability
  • Demonstrates strong delivery focus
  • Excellent client and customer awareness (both internal and external)
  • Methodical, accurate and precise approach to work
  • ‘Can do’ and flexible approach to variety of duties