Associate Production Manager (APM)

Associate Production Manager (APM)

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About Us

Nothing beats a great story, be part of ours!

Join ON Animation Studios, an acclaimed CG Animation film producer.

We are the CG studio of ON Entertainment, producer of The Little Prince (winner of the 2016 César for Best Animated Film), Mune and the highly anticipated movie Playmobil directed by Lino DiSalvo (Frozen and Tangled).

Being an international talent hub, we offer you the exciting chance to work alongside major animation producers, and onsite with amazing artists and stars like Lino, Alexandre Heboyan (Mune) and Mark Osborne (The Little Prince).

Our studio is the place where fun, technology and quality meet, giving you the chance to work on one-of-a-kind projects that are as exciting to work on as they are to watch. Our new offices in the heart of downtown Montreal are pretty cool, too.

Are you a team player with a passion for the quality of your work? Apply now for an awesome opportunity to boost your career to the next level!

Your mission

  • Maintain production data on Terasse and other databases to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work;
  • Collaborate with production coordinators and assistants to keep all data accurate and current;
  • Supervise Coordinators and Assistants which are assigned to them;
  • Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews;
  • Partner with CG department leads to successfully run the day-to-day operations of the production;
  • Develop and manage internal schedules and staffing for assigned CG departments;
  • Provide updates and specific information to the Studio Management (CTO, VFX/CG Sup, Animation Producer) on production related changes, delays, requests, etc;
  • Produce a high level of problem solving services in areas such as: pipeline bottlenecks, time adjustments, morale issues, performance checks, equipment/supplies, etc;
  • In conjunction with production coordinator(s), oversee and maintain all department schedules which are usually changing on a weekly or daily basis;
  • Identify and resolve personnel issues as they arise; collaborate with HR department if necessary;
  • Manage overall production schedule including interdepartmental workflow, and monitor/oversee department schedules and priorities;
  • Track, document and report on major creative changes resulting in budget/schedule overages;
  • Help provide guidance and support to CG department leads;
  • Facilitate inter-department and inter-lead communication;
  • Attend creative review and approval sessions and provide leadership as needed;
  • Displays leadership and helps maintain a positive team environment;
  • Any other tasks related to the APM position.

Your qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience in production specifically within an animation department on a CG film, otherwise, experience in multiple departments on a variety of CG Animated films;
  • Strong organizational, project management skills;
  • Bilingualism – FR/ENG (asset);
  • Team player!

Please note that Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents will be considered in priority. Thank you to all those who express interest in being a part of the ON Animation Studios team.  Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.
The greatest stories come from the greatest talents.  Join us at ON Animation Studio!

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