Director Of Image Production Studio

Hogwarth Worldwide Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 4 weeks ago


The Director of Image Production Studio will provide leadership and direction for our Image Production Studio. Their soild background of being in the studio themselves, a hands on creative, will help them direct the teams abilities. The role will report to the Global Managing Director and oversee three managers.


  • Direct management of the Image Production Studio

  • Provide support, leadership and strategic direction to direct reports and extended teams

  • Act as a key point of escalation across your teams and client stakeholders

  • Develop strong and trusting relationships with your direct teams and client stakeholders, including client Managers and wider client teams

  • Ensure your teams have the correct resources in place to effectively manage the SOW

  • Work with client stakeholders across all 3 teams in the Image Production Studio to understand the strategic vision and provide recommendations and SME on how Hogarth can deliver this vision

  • Work with the Recruitment team on hiring new team members, ensuring we continue to bring in the highest calibre and talented individuals

  • Identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies across your teams, including skills audit, automation opportunities and cross utilization of resources across your teams

  • Understand the key skills within the team and identity opportunities for up skilling and/or bringing additional skills into the team

  • Solid understanding of the nature of the work and cadence in order to recommend the optimum structures and skills to deliver effectively

  • Lead by example, embracing the Hogarth values through interactions with the immediate team, broader teams and management

  • Work with the leadership team to instill the Hogarth values and build the Hogarth culture


  • Bachelors degree in business or computer graphics or equivalent; MBA preferred

  • Minimum 20 years of prior experience in of related experience with at least ten of those as a production executive and/or facility management with strong understanding of business financials

  • Demonstrated experience and measurable success in production and /or visual effects/animation within the marketing and or entertainment industry

  • A strong leader with a proven ability to influence and motivate others at the senior executive and staff levels while being a team player and consensus builder

  • Provide Image Studio strategy and planning for upcoming launches and updates to ensure production capabilities are understood and considered

  • Act as the company spokesperson, both internally and externally, to represent the company's position on a wide variety of pursuits

  • Continually looks for ways to enhance productivity through process improvements, task automation and new technology

  • Create a world-class environment to attract the best talent pool in the creation of CGI product and lifestyle images

  • Ability to communicate conceptual and strategic thinking/plans with senior executives and Creative Directors across multiple business units and able to deliver the companies direction and objectives to a creative staff

  • Proven ability to manage change, and multi-task with parallel or overlapping businesses and/or products

  • Must exhibit an affinity for entertainment/lifestyle products and possess a strong sense of aesthetics applicable to producing high quality products

  • High achievement in hiring and leading creative talent in a fast paced production environment required. Must have successfully developed and managed people, resources and schedules with a world renowned production, animation and/or entertainment company

  • Must have extensive knowledge of production, operations, services and commercial

  • Demonstrate exceptional organization, communication and management skills

  • Develop and implement strategic plans to build a world class production studio

  • Oversee a team of 60 artists

  • An active member of the leadership team of Hogarth California


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