Production Manager – Feature Animation

Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Feature Animation Production Manager. Ideal candidate is highly organized and motivated, and enjoys being part of top quality and fast paced animation studio.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with Producer daily regarding the status of the production.
  • Oversee all departments, including both Pre-Production and CG Production.
  • Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Producer, Art Director and other members of the production team to ensure that the creative vision is being implemented and maintained.
  • Coordinate the workflow for all supervisors, artists and production team.
  • Maintain work assessment across all departments and work with leadership to stay within budget and schedule.
  • Be able to understand and manage the complete project’s budget.
  • Analyze and provide scenarios for work assessments and schedules throughout the production period.
  • Maintain and report on the status of the production, including accurate understanding of progress on a shot-by-shot basis.
  • Supervise and mentor the Production Coordinators.
  • Manage and work within an asset management system.
  • Facilitate communication in a timely manner between departments, production and management.
  • Be able plan and foresee potential delays or problems, and strategize with the Producer on solutions.
  • Run department meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree preferred.
  • 5+ years professional experience in Project Management.
  • Experience in Feature Animation, Animated Television or VFX a plus.
  • Completion of at least one project as production manager.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess an intimate understanding of the animation production process.
  • Knowledge of Excel and Asset Management Systems.
  • Intense passion for creating a film that will set itself apart from other films currently in production.

What can we offer?

Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If your application is not retained for this position, it will stay on file for future opportunities.

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