• Posting expiry date : Thursday October 3rd 2019
Roles and Responsibilities

As a Production Technology Project Manager within Double Negative’s Production Technology department, you will be responsible for ensuring that the projects undertaken by our software developers and engineers are delivered on time and to specification.

You will work closely with our lead developers and senior stakeholders to produce project roadmaps, and you will be responsible for managing the development, maintenance and support of the in-house tools used by artists on our award-winning VFX shows.

Our talented Technology Project Managers are enthusiastic leaders and are logical and organized in their approach to problem-solving. You will regularly be required to:

Schedule development projects based on available resource and competing priorities
Plan and coordinate the creation and maintenance of in-house tools
Balance day-to-day support tasks with ongoing development commitments
Report project progress to the management team and escalate issues where necessary

Your excellent communication skills will be put to use in connecting stakeholder requirements to the development team, as well as understanding and the wider priorities of the department. You will be required to chair meetings with developers and senior management teams throughout the company, so your ability to communicate empathetically and accurately between technical and non-technical staff at all levels of seniority will help you excel in this role.

Skills and Requirements

Must have:

Experience as a Project Manager, or equivalent, in a technical environment
Practical knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
Exposure to different project management methodologies
Familiarity with scheduling and ticketing tools such as MS Project and JIRA
Experience working with teams and stakeholders spread across multiple locations

Nice to have:

Agile (Scrum/Kanban), PMP or PRINCE2 certification
Experience in a support or customer service role
Basic knowledge of Visual Effects pipelines and tools

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  • Published: 2 weeks ago
  • This offer expires on Thursday October 3rd 2019
  • Sector of Activity: Animation / Visual Effects
  • Title: Project Manager - Production Technology

Company

DNEG

We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

  • Mailing address: 810 St-Antoine, Montreal, QC, H2Y1A6