Remote - UK only

Head of Animation - London



  • Full-time
  • Salary undisclosed

Company Description


This job application remains open even when we don’t have roles available. If you would like to be considered, please apply and we will contact you as soon as we have an opening.

The Moving Picture Company (MPC) is a global creative studio with a single goal: to create experiences that move people. With decades of storytelling experience, we are perpetually pushing the limits of what is technologically and artistically possible to tell visually stunning stories.

MPC continues to lead in an ever-evolving industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across all channels.

Job Description

The Head of Animation is responsible for day-to-day operations and long-term strategic management of the department. You will be responsible for the creative output and long term vision of Animation workflows.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Managing of the London Animation team
  • Manage the training... and integration of new artists into the existing team
  • Assign appropriate teams to the various projects
  • Nurture creative vision and technical ability
  • Assess the performance of your team
  • Work closely with your Department Manager

Strategy And Technical Development

  • Have a compelling strategy and vision for the future of the department
  • Keep up to date with industry developments and tools
  • Ensure the department remains relevant in an ever changing global industry
  • Propose / oversee the development of new tools, workflows or techniques
  • Plan accordingly for the successful and efficient delivery of shows

Show Planning And Delivery

  • Work with lead artists, supervisors and producers to bid / plan shots
  • Communicate with other departments, show production and management
  • Ensure that work is delivered to MPC's global standards
  • Complete shot work when needed, and lead by example
  • Ensure project methodologies, quality and schedule expectations are consistent and achievable


  • Step in where required to aid in the supervision of pitches and/or small shows
  • Run dailies sessions when a supervisor is unavailable to do so
  • Meet with clients to provide guidance at the beginning of shows


  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Exercise patience, problem-solving and mediation skills
  • Ability to cope with challenging situations with composure
  • Ability to work in an inclusive and diverse organization
  • Strong creative ability and flair
  • Strong sense of aesthetic
  • Excellent team building skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Understanding of financial impacts of business decisions

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