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Artist Manager

We are seeking an Artist Manager who will work with artists to manage their career development, performance, and opportunities within the studio!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Provide leadership and advocacy for the Artists, including representing the group and individual needs to production & studio management, supporting career development, and ensuring resources are provided
  • Foster and support a positive, collaborative and productive culture within the department; take steps to ensure that Artists feel connected to the studio
  • Work closely with Recruiting to ensure they have appropriate position briefs and updates on projections
  • Ensure a regular assessment of salaries is conducted across the Artist group
  • Ensure Artists receive clear and regular performance feedback, providing positive recognition as well as addressing areas for improvement and development
  • Conduct formal performance reviews for all Artists, with input from supervisors and production management
  • Identify training needs and skills gaps in partnership with the Learning and Development Manager
  • Ensure contract management is carried out in a timely manner, and that Artists are kept abreast of the forecasted needs where possible
  • Establish and maintain an appropriate level of communication with all crew members to establish confidence and trust
  • Communicate related Company plans and objectives back to the Artists
  • Consult and work with HR on employee issues

What you bring:

  • Previous experience managing a team or teams of people in a creative or production environment
  • Previous experience working in the Animation and Visual Effects industry with direct involvement in hiring, onboarding, managing Artists
  • Experience in a large global studio preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening skills to engage in dialogue effectively across numerous departments and levels; ability to empathise and resolve conflicts
  • Experience in managing the annual performance and compensation reviews, contract renewals, salary negotiations and promotions
  • Experience providing feedback and constructive criticism in a respectful and effective manner within a professional setting
  • Previous experience successfully working with multiple stakeholders and balancing differing priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround
  • Excellent attention to detail

Please apply if you are eligible to work in Canada.

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