Vancouver – Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc. is an Academy Award winning studio dedicated to the art of visual effects production and character animation. The company’s achievements have been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with Oscars for its work on Spider-Man 2 and The ChubbChubbs! Other recent Oscar nominated projects include Surf’s Up! The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Spider-Man. Movies currently in production include Watchmen, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, G Force, Cats and Dogs 2 and Alice in Wonderland.
The Manager, Studio Operations manages the day-to-day administrative operations of the SPI Vancouver studio. This position manages the administration of the policies, procedures and programs as directed by SPDP/SPE. The Manager, Studio Operations interfaces with the General Manager of the SPI Vancouver studio and various departments in Culver City and facilitates communications and work flow. The Manager, Studio Operations carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, employee relations, training coordination, recruiting, benefits administration, on/off boarding, facilities & finance. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
•recruiting and staffing logistics;
•organizational and space planning;
•performance management and improvement systems implementation;
•implementation of organizational development programs;
• compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting;
•immigration (liaise with immigration legal dept. and HRBP)
•employee orientation and on-boarding;
•manage payroll and timekeeping processes, including data entry;
•studio employee communication;
•compensation and benefits administration;
•employee safety, welfare, wellness and health;
•Manage invoices, expense reports, travel
Candidates must have at least 5 years combined experience in Human Resources, facilities coordination and /or operations. Experience with a start up company or office in animation, production and/or CG games helpful. Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge of basic concepts, practices and procedures of Human Resources, to include but not limited to, the following: employment regulations and immigration, benefit plans, payroll and HRIS processes and reporting, recruiting and selection, basic group facilitation (such as new employee orientation). Candidates must also have experience with basic finance and expense data entry and reporting. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
The Manager, Studio Operations reports to the General Manager, Vancouver Studio and has a dotted line to the Sr. HR Business Partner at SPI Culver City.
Interested parties are requested to email their resumes to CANrecruiting.