Department & Talent Manager
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, 9.30am – 6pm
Salary: c£31,000 per annum, depending on experience
Contract: Permanent Staff
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Gas Ferry Road Studio, Bristol (Remote working initially)
Function of the department:
Production Resources consists of several departments – CGI, VFX, Post Production, Edit, Production Technology (both studio/floor GFR and Support) and Modelmaking. These departments service technically and creatively the needs of the producers from all areas of the company across shorts, specials, features, commercials, series, brand content, games and interactive projects.
Main purpose of the role:
This is an exciting opportunity for someone keen to develop in recruitment and production to help establish teams for our world class animation productions. This role is responsible for helping to schedule productions & crew and organising the day-to-day management needs of the departments while supporting the Head of CGI Production and Resources. You will also develop a talent strategy for the departments, representing the company at events and expanding the current talent pool.
The role will include line management of the department assistant and you will also support the development of artists within your remit.
Please find a full role profile attached.
To apply for this position, please send your CV, CV Coversheet and Diversity form to: firstname.lastname@example.org clearly stating “Department & Talent Manager” in the subject line.
In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future.
Aardman strives to be the most inspirational animation company in the world creating world class entertainment to a diverse and intergenerational global audience. We aim to lead the way in both our content and our professional principles, ensuring diversity and inclusion is inherent to the development and production of all our content – both on and off screen. Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals and are always happy to discuss flexible working needs.