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Mikros Animation: Head Of Software

Mikros Animation

This is a Full-time position in Laval, QC posted July 19, 2021.

Company DescriptionMikros Animation is a global CGI animation studio located in Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, Bangalore and London, dedicated to feature films and episodic content.

Since its inception, Mikros Animation has always put creativity and CG artistry at the heart of its animation and production activities, allowing our artists to work across a great variety of stories with a high level of stylized craft.

So far, Mikros Animation has contributed to ten released feature animations and to numerous high-quality animated series, for the world’s best-known animation studios, either as creative studio, line producer or executive producer.

Mikros Animation has also produced more than 250 hours of programming, broadcast by notable channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TF1, France TV, Gulli, M6, Gloob, and Super RTL.

Our animated episodic content airs and streams globally, in over 180 countries.At Mikros Animation, we believe great animation is about making real connections with real people.

By partnering with filmmakers to unite their creative visions, with our industry-leading craftsmanship and artistry, we create characters that connect with audiences on an authentic and emotional level to bring powerful stories to life.Job DescriptionThe main purpose is to manage all the technological and development teams (Software and Support) to build the tools that will allow us to be at the forefront of the market.Reporting to the CTO Research & Development, and with adotted line report to the Head of Business Line, you will manage a global team of around fifty people.In charge of designing, implementing and managing all software and pipelines across all studios / countries.In charge of the strategy for the development of our technological solutions and its realization allowing to bring a competitive advantage to the company.Responsible/Managing on a daily basis the teams, their managers and their projects, from design to delivery.In charge of budget management and performance monitoring of the technology teams.The main point of contact on technological aspects for partners, customers and business heads.Worked closely with the group’s CTOs and Business Leaders to carry out cross-functional projects or initiatives, align technology direction and share experience.Responsible for the department’s budget (Human Resources, investment, tax credit, etc.)Participating in the company communication and representation.

QualificationsComing from a scientific higher education background, you will have significant experience in leading large technical teams, imperatively acquired applying successful technical expertise, in the moving image or related sectors.You have recognized experience in the architecture / development and maintenance of CGI/3D Pipeline, whether for 3D animation, visual effects or computer games.You have developed a collaborative, project-oriented management style and are familiar with the Agile approach.At ease within matrix organizations with a low hierarchy, you have both experience of working in a large group and in smaller independent structures.You speak and write English fluently as this language has been your working language for several years, ideally as part of a work experience in an English-speaking country.Additional InformationPlease click here to review our privacy notices for job applicants.If you require assistance applying, please reach out to talent@thefocus.com and we’ll be happy to assist.TECHNICOLOR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERTechnicolor complies and prohibits against discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state/provincial or local law.