Head of Creative Operations Jobs in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at MPC

Title: Head of Creative Operations

Company: MPC

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company DescriptionMoving Picture Company (MPC) is a global VFX studio with decades of storytelling experience across the feature film and episodic industries, with award-winning highlights including The Lion King, 1917, The Mandalorian, and Wandavision.

MPC’s global network of artists is constantly innovating to bring unimaginable ideas to life through cutting-edge technology and boundless creativity. Part of the Technicolor Creative Studios network, MPC continues to lead the visual arts industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across screens worldwide.

Job DescriptionPrimary Responsibilities:Strategy And Working Standards

Work with Heads of Creative to ensure that departmental working practices are in alignment with MPC Film’s global strategies.

Work together with the Head of Creative Operations in each territory and with Department Heads to ensure that MPC Film maintains a consistent workflow, pipeline and toolset that directly correspond to the established working practices across the company.

Monitor, measure and report on issues and opportunities within agreed formats and timescales.

Ensure that the quality of work remains to the high standards of MPC Film.

Ensure that appropriate training is being provided to departments to hit the requirements of our shows.

Show Management

Work with the local Senior Management Team to ensure overall management, delivery, resourcing and budgeting for all productions within your location.

Work with the the local Senior Management Team to coordinate projects/work between MPC Film sites.

Ensure productions are crewed responsibly to ensure work is not compromised.

Manage and develop direct reporting staff

Main point of contact for HoDs, CG Supervisors and DFX Supervisors.

Directly responsible for HoDs, CG Supervisors and DFX Supervisors.

Provide daily support on any issues they or members of their team may be having and to escalate such matters.

Ensure each HoD is appropriately informed of upcoming shows and changes to schedules, as well as wider company communications, initiatives and changes.

Support HoDs in conveying messages and changes that have a significant impact on the crew, including being visible on the floors on a regular basis.

Create unity amongst the HoDs ensuring regular communication with their counter parts in other sites.

Identify suitable staff to develop leadership roles within the company and ensure feedback and development plans are carried out.

Oversee departmental expenditure within agreed budgets

Collaborate with HR to oversee pay review planning and approval for location within budget constraints and company approach.

Collaborate with HR to ensure promotions are effectively managed and communicated in line with the company approach.

Collaborate with Recruitment to ensure crew are hired at the correct pay level.

Collaborate with the L&D Academies to ensure business needs are being met.

Maintain and further the profile of MPC within the VFX community locally and in the worldwide market


Technical Knowledge/Skills:

Varies by discipline

6-7 years of proven leadership and management experience in a leading VFX company or associated industry


Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Strong attention to detail

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Exercise patience, problem-solving and mediation skills

Ability to cope with stressful situations and conflict with composure

Ability to work…

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