Full Time Job

Studio Director of Operations

Skybound Entertainment

Los Angeles, CA 09-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We are looking to bring on a Studio Director of Operations to our team, who will be instrumental inpivotal in designing, setting up and maintaining the new Skybound Animation Studio based in North Hollywood, Ca. The role requires experience with animation and live action production from a financial, facilities, HR, and IT perspective. The ideal candidate has strong team managerial experience along with a great attention to detail.

Reports to:Head of Studio

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise the set up and maintenance of an active production facility
  • Assist in the hiring and support of the overhead team including:
    • Production Accountant
    • People ops
    • Post Supervisor
    • Facilities Coordinator
    • IT Help desk
    • Receptionist
  • Support Production teams with physical and fiscal needs
  • Strategize with Head of Studio (HOS) on building a robust and efficient production facility
  • Working with the Director of Post Production, set up and supervise a centralized post department that will support live action and animation production, and promotional materials.
  • Working with the CTO, supervise the technical design of the production facility to support all needs of the team.
  • Working with HR team, set up a streamline hiring pipeline and HR support network


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or BA degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of studio management experience in an animation studio
  • Basic knowledge of the 2D animation pipeline with an outsourcing to Asia component
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
  • Good organizational strategic aptitude
  • Basic knowledge of accounting systems, payroll, financing estimating and strategic planning
  • Strong knowledge of information technologies including infra-structure, production set up needs, storage and post production
  • Basic knowledge of a TV post-production pipeline covering quality control, delivery and dubbing.
  • Experience working with vendors of all sorts including finding, vetting, supervision and paying.


Job Type: Full-Time Exempt

Work authorization: US

Work Location: Studio in North Hollywood, CA

Company Overview

Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, and beyond. The company is the home of notable properties including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.

On screen, Skybound holds a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal with Universal. Additional strategic partnerships across the entertainment industry include comic book publishing with Image Comics, book publishing with Simon & Schuster, and a first-look narrative audio deal with Audible.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Skybound we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! Skybound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, hair texture or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Skybound complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination.

Skybound will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the CA Fair Chance Act and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g338n4-34-239-160-86-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Skybound Entertainment

Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, and beyond. The company is the home of notable properties including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.

On screen, Skybound holds a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal with Universal. Additional strategic partnerships across the entertainment industry include comic book publishing with Image Comics, book publishing with Simon & Schuster, and a first-look narrative audio deal with Audible.

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