Full Time Job

Department Manager

Moving Picture Company

London, United Kingdom 07-28-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

MPC expands into Streaming and Episodic VFX with the launch of a specialist division, MPC Episodic. The division offers episodic directors and producers' access to the pioneering technology and world-class talent behind recent blockbusters such as; The Lion King, Godzilla: King of The Monsters, Detective Pikachu and the BAFTA award winning 1917.

Led by MD Tom Williams, Executive VFX Supervisor, Pete Jopling (The Bourne Legacy, Captain America: Civil War, Chernobyl),Head of Creative Gurel Mehmet (The Witcher, Avengers: Endgame, Inception) and Senior Producer Therese Zambra (Mars, Frontline) MPC Episodic is actively hiring the industry's top VFX talent, to work on some of the most exciting series visual effects work in the industry.

Department managers work in partnership with their creative counterpart – the Head of Department – to oversee the artist teams.

The department manager is responsible for the artist's daily routine, salary management and helps in recruitment of new talent while driving show deliverables and quotas to ensure our projects keep targeting.


Department Manager essentials:
• Adept in managing large teams
• Experience in managing budgets and keeping to financial targets
• Experience in salary management
• Experience in a delivery driven environment
• Confident clear communicator
• Excellent organization and negotiation skills
• Team Oriented

Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
• Strong project management skills and a sensitivity towards deadline related deliveries
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Any of the following experience is a great advantage:
• Previous experience in VFX or in a creative environment
• Experience of strategic scheduling tools

This job application remains open even when we don't have roles available. If you would like to be considered, please apply and we will contact you as soon as we have an opening.

Company Profile
Moving Picture Company
The Moving Picture Company (MPC) is a global creative studio with a single goal: to create experiences that move people. With decades of storytelling experience, we are perpetually pushing the limits of what is technologically and artistically possible to tell visually stunning stories. MPC continues to lead in an ever-evolving industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across all channels.