VFX Talent Manager
PixomondoLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
PIXOMONDO is an international visual effects company with a global network of facilities in the US, Germany, the UK and Canada. We are recruiting for various positions in our Los Angeles office, where we would like to welcome anyone with the right experience to work in a fresh and challenging environment.
VFX Talent Manager is responsible for ensuring the optimal utilization of talent across all projects at PXO Studios and PXO altogether.
Working alongside senior management, monitoring, and reporting on resource usage, providing resource forecasts and assisting in resource conflict will be among daily and weekly tasks. Additionally, this is a key role in the decision-making process in projecting resources for potential projects and ensuring there is no conflict among active jobs.
VFX Talent Manager's Responsibilities at PXO:
-Maintain studio-wide resource utilization overview & reporting across all departments and ensure this is visible to senior production staff (excel in-house Production scheduling tools and databases), includes scheduling work between the different departments within the studio and globally; this needs to be maintained daily.
-Assist project production managers and producers in creating the initial project plan and determining resource requirements within the project milestone dates
-Forecast resource usage for potential projects in conjunction with the bidding producer or senior production staff
-Conduct weekly meetings with all studio's projects producers, heads of departments (cg, comp, production) and production managers to review current resource assignments and future tasks to ensure efficiencies are in place and there are no conflicts or concerns
-Meticulous attention to detail and highlighting if a clash of schedules arises: any facility and studios projects schedules conflicts, artist overbooking, artist vacation, sick days, expected overtime. Working with colleagues in other studios and producers to find a successful solution and balancing out the workload
-Provide management with resource utilization and efficiency reports as required