Artist Manager

Sony Pictures Imageworks is seeking an Artist Manager for our Vancouver studio. This role reports into the Vice President of Artist Management.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage, coach and mentor Artists
  • Work with Production and Recruitment to schedule existing and new hires into appropriate roles and establish longer term recruitment needs
  • Managing artist reviews, artist training and project scheduling to help develop and nurture career growth of the artists
  • Coordinate project performance reviews in collaboration with Supervisors and Leads
  • Coordinate project/yearly rate increases and when applicable, promotions
  • Work with Sr Staff and HR on talent management strategies and processes
  • Conduct department meetings per discipline
  • Represent artists at in regard to productions and talent development
  • Delegate tasks and mentor Associate Artist Managers
  • Flexible taking on new tasks in this ever-changing environment

To be successful in this role, the following is required of all candidates:

  • At least five years’ experience working in the Animation and Visual Effects industry
  • At least 2 years’ experience as an artist manager
  • Experience in a large global studio
  • Experience in recruitment, hiring and crewing artists
  • Extensive experience in managing, coaching, developing and mentoring a large number (100+) of direct reports
  • Knowledge and experience in managing, employee contract renewals, compensation review process, salary negotiations, promotions and resource planning.
  • Experience in working closely with executive teams and HR teams
  • Experience in developing talent management strategies and process improvements.
  • Well-developed inter-personal communication and listening skills to engage in dialogue effectively across numerous departments, levels, and personalities
  • Experience in dealing with group dynamics and conflict resolution


If interested, please apply with resume and cover letter to: recruiting@imageworks.com.