Full Time Job

Assistant Department Manager

Moving Picture Company

Remote / Virtual 10-07-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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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.

The Assistant Department Manager (ADM) is a Department Manager (DM) 'in training', who assists with responsibilities, can act as a substitute or periodically take over for the various local DM's. The ADM is actively involved with the overall people management of the departments; touching a variety of activities ranging from overall department labor spend, day to day resourcing, employee engagement, and managing and guiding artists and employees within their department. Reporting to the Deparment Manager and working closely with Department Heads (HoD) and Production Managers (PM), they contribute to the timely and efficient completion of shows and foster an effective working department.

The ADM is also learning to become responsible for the long-term success of a department, they will partner with the Talent Team in effectively managing people which will include performance management, career development, training, attendance and department financials.

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!

Qualifications

Assistant Department Manager Essentials:
• Strong Project management skills
• Organizational skills
• Time management skills
• Communication skills
• Ability to manage and lead a team
• Experience with decision making within a business
• Detail oriented
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
• A working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software (word, 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

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Company Profile
Moving Picture Company

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.

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