Fringe is working with a top notch, well-known VFX Studio in Vancouver as we search for a strong Artist Manager to join the team.  Please note – you must have previous production management experience in a VFX setting.  If you’re interested, email us with your resume and let’s talk!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage, coach and mentor Artists
  • Work with Production and Recruitment to schedule existing and new hires into appropriate roles and establish longer term recruitment needs
  • Maintain an overview of department schedule and manage resource requirements, working with VFX Producers, Production Managers and Heads of Departments
  • Managing artist reviews, artist training and project scheduling to help develop and nurture career growth of the artists
  • Work with Supervisors, Leads and Production to cultivate a strong studio culture and keep artists motivated and engaged
  • Conduct project/yearly compensation and performance reviews in collaboration with Heads of Departments
  • Work with management team and HR on talent management strategies and processes
  • Working with Head of Artist Management
  • Represent artists in regard to productions and talent development

To be successful in this role, the following is required of all candidates:

  • At least 3  years’ experience working in the Animation and Visual Effects industry
  • Experience in managing, coaching, developing and mentoring a large number (70+) of direct reports
  • Knowledge and experience in managing the annual compensation review process, employee contract renewals, salary negotiations, promotions and resource planning are preferred.
  • Experience in working closely with executive teams and HR teams
  • Ability to think laterally and take a pragmatic approach to represent the individual needs of both artists and production crew, within the parameters of a project-based production environment
  • Well-developed inter-personal communication and listening skills to engage in dialogue effectively across numerous departments and levels
  • Experience in dealing with group dynamics and conflict resolution
  • Experience working with forecasting, budgeting and schedules
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office, Filemaker Pro and Microsoft Project an advantage