Location: Randburg
Closing Date: 03 October 2012

Context

  • External factors which will influence the work environment taking future conditions and strategic requirements into account:
  • Multicultural environment
  • Dynamic, vibrant, fast-paced, and demanding organisation
  • Pressurised environment with non-negotiable deadlines
  • High performance culture

Customers

  • Art Director
  • Art Director Assistant

Outputs

Services and information which the individual must provide to external individuals or groups, or one another to accomplish the organisations mission and strategy:

  • Overall responsible for decision making on the look & feel, all props, dressing etc. of each movie.
  • Budget management of each movie costs
  • Providing reconciliations of each movie cost (including petty cash, handing in all invoices for e.g. hiring, action vehicles, armorers, etc.)
  • Compiling comprehensive breakdowns of scripts to establish all art department requirements.
  • Attending post mortem and pre-production meetings to plan accordingly for each movie shoot.
  • Briefing the Art Director’s Assistant of everything required for the block (manufacturing, purchases, hiring, etc.).
  • Preparing all props, dressing, sets, etc. for the required block and ensure that everything is on set the day of shoot.
  • Sourcing and commissioning of any specialized crew (SFX, Stunts, Armorers, Animal Wranglers, etc.) in consultation with Director and Executive Producer.
  • Sourcing of action vehicles as per the Director’s brie
  • Responsible for onset monitoring (liaising with Director and DOP on all scenes ensuring that the sets are dressed to frame)
  • Briefing standby cast on all dressing and props, specifying scenes they are required for, which characters they are meant for, how they function, etc.
  • Ensuring that all returns are done at the end of their movie.
  • Responsible for dressing of new sets.

Education & Experience

  • Must have or studying towards relevant qualification-bachelor of arts degree
  • Must have passion for production
  • Must be able to speak a variety of African Languages

Competencies

  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within the team
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and openness to new ideas
  • Quick leaner
  • Interpersonal savvy

How to Apply

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