Full Time Job

Department Assistant

Moving Picture Company

London, United Kingdom 06-25-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

MPC Episodic opens the world of award-winning, industry defining VFX tools and talent to streaming and episodic showrunners globally.

From pitch to delivery, from Virtual Production techniques to the latest in photo-real CG character development, from the most minute detail to epic earth-shattering effects, MPC Episodic delivers new levels of expertise to episodic VFX.

MPC is home to brave creators who are eager to combine innovation, craft and creativity to bring entirely different ideas and experiences to audiences everywhere. Working at MPC is where passion and purpose come together; we support new ways of thinking to empower talent as we continue to lead the industry.

What You'll Do

The Department Assistant is responsible for supporting the Crew Manager in their function as the people manager for the studio.

The day to day of the Department Assistant will include assisting with the review of time sheets, reporting artist's presence at the studio and their overtime, calendar management and meeting bookings for the Crew Manager and Head of 3D, note taking in meetings, getting exposure to and learning about our Production Management tools, assisting with annual leave planning for the team, supporting with the onboarding of new team members including introducing them to the studio environment, and setting up their access to the required tools and systems, supporting with reward and recognition events.

The Department Assistant helps to ensure department operations are continuous, efficient and documented while contributing to the timely and efficient completion of shows and other day-to-day resource management for the studio. The Department Assistant will champion a creative and positive culture.

If you are passionate about having a positive influence on people's behaviors by encouraging a team to maximize their performance and dedication, this is the perfect role for you!


What You'll Need

Department Assistant essentials:
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and calendar management
• Clear and confident communicator
• Problem solver
• Organization skills
• Adept in skilfully juggling tasks
• Detail oriented
• Leadership skills

Any of the Following Technical Skills is a Bonus:
• A working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software (Word or Excel).
• Previous experience using scheduling tools

Any of the Following Experience is an Advantage :
• Experience in customer service
• Knowledge of the visual effects industry
• Previous experience in project management

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.
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