Position | CGI Site Manager (in Toronto, Canada)

Job Type: Full-time

Description How to apply

The purpose of this role is to manage the Thr3d team as a profitable, cohesive, and efficient business; utilizing shared best practices and standardized work processes. This position may also be a shared responsibility as an Executive Producer, with day-to-day oversight for managing project briefs and client requirements (see separate job description).

This position will office out of the Toronto location


Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results
• In partnership with SGS core production operations, manage the transformation from legacy 3d/cgi processes to a standardized one way of working Thr3d process
• Maintain capacity and delivery during the transformation and consolidation process, to ensure no loss or degradation of service levels
• Manage work load capacity and daily schedule of deliveries
• Monitor and load-balance local work within your domain facility and other global Thr3d locations
• Implement standardized work processes and technology to deliver uniform project briefings, file management, wireframe creation, modeling, rendering, and database storage
• Implement automation processes for in concert with the Thr3d development team
• Implement a product wireframe creation model using scanning technology and common best practices
• Implement a global wireframe database using the sgsco Censhare eHub solution, working in concert with Corporate IT
• Harmonize and improve existing 3d/cgi staffing resource capabilities
• Actively recruit and infuse new talent as needed to support growth
• Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values best practice adoption and a commitment to the highest quality standards
• Maintain and report business performance metrics to the VP Thr3d Operations
• Liaise with Corporate IT and Kwikee to align business objectives
• Create a Thr3d operating business plan annually

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements
This position requires the following knowledge and skills:
Strong written and oral communication skills
Resourceful and self-reliant change agent, with exceptional problem-solving skills
Diplomacy to attract people to buy-in, rather than be forced into new plans and systems
Confidence building through consistent attention to detail and good judgment
Ability to work across a wide constituency of time zones/cultures, and holding people accountable for their deliverables

Competency Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5+ years experience in 3d/cgi production and operations
Proven track record of building, managing, and supporting 3d/cgi teams successfully
Experience with managing teams using Maya software

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following physical requirements are commonly performed in this job. There are times, on occasion, when the employee may be asked or expected to perform duties with physical requirements that are different from those listed here. It is the employee’s duty to notify the management of any physical limitations or inability to perform a certain task.

• Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear
• Frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms
• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
• Vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus

Travel Requirements
Travel is required on an occasional basis; including international travel

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