VFX Producer, Landmark Series - BBC Studios, The Science Unit


  • London and Remote  
    London, United Kingdom
    perm, remote, temp to perm  
  • Company
    Start date
    Fixed Term Hybrid Contract - Dec 22 - Sept 24  
  • Closing date
    30 November 2022  
    Posted on
    21 November 2022  

BBC Studios, the Science Unit is the leading producer of world class science programming. We produce a huge range of content for broadcasters and platforms including the BBC, Channel 4, PBS, Netflix, YouTube and BBC Earth. Our output includes the multi award winning, The Surgeon’s Cut, landmark series, The Planets and Universe, the critically acclaimed Dinosaurs: The Final Day with Sir David Attenborough as well as hard-hitting documentaries such as Extinction: The Facts and Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World.

We are seeking a VFX producer to work with us on a major new landmark series. You will provide a strategic and creative overview of all the series VFX as well as being in charge of the VFX deliverables to budget and schedule. 

Role Responsibility:

  • VFX series lead in the creation and realisation of the series VFX from style to completion whilst liaising with the chosen VFX supplier on a regular basis. 
  • Breaking down and budgeting sequences
  • Assisting the team in preparing bid packages for potential suppliers
  • Planning & scheduling delivery schedules
  • Tracking the status and cost of shots through to delivery
  • Running a shot & asset database
  • Preparing and presenting regular budget and schedule reports to the senior team
  • Overseeing other members of the VFX/editorial personnel on the team.

Are you the right candidate?

Experience of working in a VFX team at a senior level along with delivering complex VFX on VFX heavy shows. You’ll be highly organised with an attention to detail and an ability to remain flexible whilst working under schedule deadlines. Experience of tracking shot progress and reporting on costs and schedules is essential. Creature VFX experience desirable although not essential.

We are really proud to share that we are a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer and so if you require any reasonable adjustments in order to apply please do contact us.

We advertise all our roles on Evenbreak, the specialist job board for disabled candidates.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC:

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please visit our site!

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