Job Title:  Visual Effects Assistant

Department:  Production & Development

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate is seeking a Visual Effects Assistant in its Physical Production department who will report directly to the SVP of Visual Effects. This position requires a talented individual who will handle a variety of administrative duties, as well as production tasks. Responsibilities include maintaining calendar, scheduling, answering and rolling calls, coordinating travel arrangements, and other administrative duties as assigned. This position will also be involved in many production duties such as managing VFX workflows, breaking down scripts, managing vendors, communicating between outside production personnel and the studio, and organizing VFX production documents and information.


  • Maintain calendar and schedules
  • Taking notes in VFX reviews
  • Managing outside VFX Vendors and other VFX personnel
  • Updating VFX vendor comparisons
  • Building, organizing, and maintaining production databases
  • Overseeing production wrap
  • Archiving VFX Assets
  • I/O transfers

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated interest in visual effects
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and be a self-starter 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and be self-sufficient
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative along with attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, reliable, mature, professional, and positive attitude required 

Nice to Haves

  • Minimum 1-year experience on a VFX Production or at a VFX Facility
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Google Suite
  • Knowledge of Aspera, FTP and SFTP protocol, Shotgrid, CineSync
  • Familiar with production reports, budgets, & schedules

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.


$43,000 - $45,000

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles