Production Manager

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · Vancouver

Description

We’re looking for a self-starting, driven manager to oversee day-to-day operations of the Atomhawk studio in Vancouver. This team will be responsible for delivering projects that are creatively outstanding and financially rewarding.

This person must be a skilled people manager, an enthusiastic team player and have an entrepreneurial outlook that will help them play a key role in establishing a new team in the Vancouver market. Creating a strong partnership with the Creative Director (Canada) and UK-based managerial team will be key to the success of this area of the job.

Working alongside the senior management team, they will play an active part in identifying new business opportunities within the North American market then converting them into accounts that we deliver projects for. They will also shape future strategy for the studio as it grows alongside the Senior Management team.

The Production Manager must thrive in a challenging and ever-changing environment where daily deadlines are handled with confidence. The Production Manager must be an excellent and persuasive communicator, capable of dealing with a wide variety of international clients, internal staff and external partners. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with all degrees of ownership, from project qualification and brief-writing through to providing feedback and quality control of work on projects including concept art, marketing art, motion graphics and interactive design.

On a more practical level, the role will involve local resource planning, financial forecasting, operations management and fine-tuning. This aspect of the role would be delivered in close partnership with the Head of Operations (UK).

To give a rough indication of duty balance, this role is one third client management (including client growth planning and business development), one third art team liaison and one third operations management (basic HR, finance and facilities management for the Vancouver studio).

Requirements

Functional Responsibilities

Required Skills

Desirable Attributes

Benefits

In addition to the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment full of exciting new challenges, we believe the Atomhawk culture is our biggest benefit.

We do offer a range of more traditional perks including pension and extended healthcare benefits, but we place a large focus on creating benefits within our working environment.

In addition to regular recognition of all staff with incentives like our ‘Wall of Awesome’, we also place huge priority on learning & development of our team. We have some of the best concept artists in the world and have created a structured peer learning programme which includes group Learning Lunches and 1-2-1 internal training. This is in addition to external training and development which includes attendance at top international industry events.

The role would require the successful candidate to work in our Vancouver studio. Based in British Columbia, Vancouver is consistently voted one of the best cities to live in the world, offering a superb mix of nature and culture. With hundreds of bars, shops and restaurants to choose from, plus some of the world’s greatest natural landscapes on your doorstep, Vancouver is the perfect place to live and work.

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