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Technology Production Manager

Tangent Animation
Toronto Ontario Canada
22 days ago

Tangent Animation is the vision of Animation and Film Production industry professionals, with combined experience that encompasses CG Animation, Live Action Film Production, Visual Effects, and Software Development. Tangent Animation employs open source solutions to create high quality animated feature films. What sets us apart from many other studios is our use of Blender, an open source software to make our animated films. We are scouting for the best talent and enthusiastic people who are eager to join our amazing team!

This person would be working with and facilitating communications between 4 major groups: Tangent Labs, Production (VFX Supervisors and TD team), IT, and Executives. The goal is to implement tools and processes that will benefit the production of animated content and ensuring that these improvements are supported by required systems resources.

Job duties:

Contribute to the implementation of co-development mandates with collaborating divisions, communicate the mandate to the teams, make any necessary adjustments and ensure compliance throughout the production process

Help prepare the collaboration: communication networks, associate studio training programs, meetings, etc.

Efficiently communicate with the VFX Sup and Executives to inform them of the project direction (top-down) and inform supervisors of relevant information pertaining to the work team (bottom-up)

Understand the studio vision so as to be able to intervene when defining the scope and working with TD team

Keep reporting manager informed on the advancement of the deliverables of projects assigned (planned versus actual)

Keep reporting manager informed on potential issues and recommend possible solutions

Carry out all other related tasks for TD team

Develop standards and guidelines to ensure a smooth technical collaboration between creative and TD teams

Anticipate risks related to studio technology development and collaborate with technical stakeholders and to plan mitigations

Synthesize and explain technical documentation, processes, and risks to stakeholders

Bring together multi-disciplinary working groups to solve pipeline development problems involving Executives if required

Work with IT, Production and HR for studio-wide initiatives

Coordinate tasks for TD team and manage their timesheets and OT approval process

Documentation of workflows etc. and defining process and guidelines



Does this sound like you or someone you know? We can’t wait to find out! Please apply online at

Tangent Animation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

Please contact our Human Resources department at if you require an accommodation.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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