Full Time Job

Associate Department Manager

Scanline VFX

Los Angeles, CA 07-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Works in tandem with the Global Department Manager, department leads, and supervisors to foster the partnership between the different department and show supervision teams
• Assists Head of Production in planning and executing resource crew schedules, along with evaluating show needs and flagging any resource concerns
• Mentors and collaborates with Departments Coordinators to create clear daily and weekly plans to ensure the work schedule is on track as discussed with leads and supervisors
• Organizes and manages departments meetings, and keeps a good pulse on artists wellbeing
• Maintains a good overview of the department's overall priorities
• Drives and/or assists with artists schedules & tasks
• Identifies and assists department leads and supervisors crew with any project roadblocks and creates detailed plans to ensure effective and efficient schedules
• Ensures clear communication flow and ensures follow-up with various teams and departments regarding goals/ deadlines
• Evaluates artists performance along with department leads and supervisors, and escalates to Head of Production and HR as needed
• Manages training and artists' career growth with the support of department supervisors

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
• Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Department Coordinator, Artist Manager, Digital Production Manager, and/or in a similar position
• Minimum five (5) years of total experience working on high-end feature films/ episodic TV
• Strong technical understanding of the VFX pipeline across multiple departments, as well as interest and knowledge of VFX software packages
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Advanced Excel skills
• Shotgun, or other production management software experience is required

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0wz78-3-229-142-104-42 in your application.