Bidding & Development Producer



Position Overview

  • This is a full time position working out of the London office, with standard hours of 9:30am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday with some flexibility as needed.
  • Reports to the Senior Management Group – London and Vancouver.
  • Responsible for working with the Creative, Production teams in creating bid and pitch documents, including biographies, for all VFX new business opportunities.
  • Responsible for producing, planning, scheduling and orchestrating development and speculative tests for new projects utilizing resources in London, Vancouver and India.



  • Creating vfx bids, breakdowns, bidding methodology, database and templates.
  • Creating vfx script vfx summaries.
  • Logging historical Prime Focus VFX cost base.
  • Work with Production Accounting to compile, analyze and present bids and labour cost scenarios/margin.
  • Maintain regular contact and reporting of bids, tests, tentative crew size requirements, start and end dates and show start/delivery dates.


Job Qualifications

  • Five years work experience in production management to include strong working knowledge of Visual Effects techniques and terminology.
  • A high level of professional demeanour and diplomacy is required with direct client interaction. Must possess very strong organizational and communication skills, and be able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner while meeting deadlines.
  • Prior experience performing complex detailed analysis and reporting.
  • Have an understanding of global tax reliefs for the motion picture industry.
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations effectively and professionally.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently, effectively as part of a team, and independently where assigned.
  • Proven ability to think critically and anticipate potential situations.
  • Strong leadership skills and self-directed work ethic, with a fine attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Macs/PCs, and experience in MS Office (Word, Excel), Shotgun, Filemaker Pro and Adobe Acrobat.