- Talent Manager (Artist Manager)

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Talent Manager (Artist Manager)


Talent Manager (Artist Manager)

• Intermediate Level


As a crucial component of the Talent Management group, the Talent Manager manages a number of artists and/or production staff across a portfolio of disciplines, including casting, career development, performance management and resource scheduling.

Category Animation  Art Director  Casting  HR/Recruiting/Staffing 
Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 13, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

ILM is looking for an exceptionally talented, committed and seasoned Talent Manager with a passion for delivering unparalleled client service.
What You'll Do
  • Manage a portfolio of artists, and as needed, provides support / back-up for other Talent Managers
  • Develop and maintain current and future resource need models as required based on input from show project teams and other sources
  • Communicate pro-actively with show project leaders and creative supervision regarding overall project requirements, crewing needs (start / end dates) and project milestones, anticipating and flagging challenges as required
  • Maintain overview of crew utilization using proprietary resource management system
  • Facilitate continuous feedback cycle through project mid- and post-mortems, end-of-show and annual performance review processes; give timely, actionable and constructive feedback as needed to help CG artists grow and improve to meet specific objectives or long-term career goals
  • Work with Recruitment function to define and meet current and future talent acquisition goals
  • Collaborate with Human Resources function to establish and maintain competitive employee engagement strategy (compensation, terms of employment)
  • Represent and nourishes studio culture through thoughtful, transparent and focused leadership
What We're Looking For
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Film Production, HRM, or Communications
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in an artist management / resource management function in post-production visual effects, animation or gaming
  • Understanding of CG terminology, and a thorough understanding of the processes and disciplines involved in CG post-production
  • Demonstrates awareness of up- and downstream needs of stakeholders, including Production, CG Artists, and support teams (Recruitment, HR)
  • Focus on strategic approach with the ability to address unexpected challenges in stride; calm, “can-do” attitude with an emphasis on collaborative communication.
  • Anticipates risks / challenges and pro-actively develops alternatives with key stakeholders
  • Proven analytical skills, effective scheduling and time management abilities
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with a diverse range of personality types, perspectives and talents

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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