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Director, Talent Management

Jetzt bewerben Später bewerben Job ID 10087265 Standort Sydney, Australien Veröffentlichungsdatum 17/04/2024 Unternehmen Industrial Light & Magic


The Director, Talent Management works closely with the Sydney Management team to develop and drive the talent strategy for the artist and production groups. This role plays a key role in shaping local strategies for show talent needs, development and mentorship of talent, CG-OH strategy and management, artist mix ratios, and diversity and inclusion. The role ensures that the training and recruiting teams have a clear view of what is needed across artist and production groups at all times. 

This role reports to the Executive in Charge (EIC).

Direct reports: Talent Managers, Associate Talent Managers as assigned, Studio, PM.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Overall management of the Talent Management team, including direct manager for Senior Talent Managers

  • Provides clear vision and strategy of focus for talent management teams

  • Partners with HR and Training to implement strategic talent development plans to support future shows’ needs and larger studio strategic needs

  • In close partnership with the EIC, and in alignment with global strategy, drives strategic capacity planning and provides oversight for optimal artist mix in Sydney

  • Implement strategies to ensure an effective artist mix strategy and pipeline in our studio such as Jedi Academy 

  • Identifies key internal talent to nurture and shape into future studio leaders

  • Leading the partnership with recruitment to ensure show and business goals are met, in partnership with the Producers and Human Resources

  • Ensures successful career development and performance management processes are maintained

  • Partners with our emerging talent team to contribute into talent initiatives with external training organisations and Government bodies

  • Participates in appropriate performance reviews as needed and contributes to the reviews when necessary

  • Actively promotes diversity and inclusion across all activities with the goal of creating the most diverse team possible within the business needs, to create a positive, inspiring, and supportive environment

Required Skills / Technical Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree in Film, Art, Communications or related field or equivalent work experience required

  • Significant experience in relevant production and department roles at an entertainment production company.  Strong production and people management skills required

  • Must have a specific understanding of visual effects techniques, scheduling and throughput

  • Strong production best practices and technology knowledge required

  • Must be a highly driven leader, a compelling communicator with a strong point of view and a proven ability to inspire and influence others through diplomacy.  Must be able to articulate ideas effectively

  • Strong communication, listening and people skills are essential.  Must be an outstanding people manager/supervisor, mentor and collaborator

  • Excels at creative problem solving in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Über Industrial Light & Magic:

Über The Walt Disney Company:

Die Walt Disney Company ist zusammen mit ihren Tochtergesellschaften und verbundenen Unternehmen ein führendes, diversifiziertes internationales Familienunterhaltungs- und Medienunternehmen mit folgenden Geschäftsbereichen: Disney Entertainment, ESPN sowie Disney Experiences. Von seinen bescheidenen Anfängen als Zeichentrickfilmstudio in den 1920er Jahren bis zu seiner aktuellen Vorreiterrolle in der Unterhaltungsindustrie trägt Disney stolz sein Erbe weiter und bietet Geschichten und Erlebnisse von Weltklasse, die alle Familienmitglieder bezaubern. Disneys Geschichten, Figuren und Abenteuer erreichen Verbraucher und Gäste aus allen Teilen der Welt. Gemeinsam schaffen unsere Mitarbeiter und Darsteller aus Niederlassungen in über 40 Ländern der Welt Unterhaltungserlebnisse, die sowohl auf globaler Ebene als auch im heimischen Umfeld begeistern.

Diese Position ist bei ILM (Australia) Pty. Ltd., das Teil eines Geschäftssegments ist, das wir Industrial Light & Magic nennen.

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