Program Manager (Technology) – 12 Month Contract

Animal Logic

Program Manager (Technology) – 12 Month Contract

  • Contract
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Posted 6 days ago


Everything will be awesome when you’re part of the team! Animal Logic – the studio that brought you The LEGO Movie – is looking for a Program Manager to join our global Technology division. The Technology division incorporates IT, R&D and Production Technology teams across Animal Logic and is responsible for supporting our productions and pipelines as well as developing innovative graphics tools in support of our animation productions.

Reporting to the Technology Producer, the Program Manager will plan, manage and deliver a program of cross-team projects in a dynamic environment.  The ideal candidate will utilise their enthusiasm, relationship building skills, attention to detail and flexibility to lead and execute program initiatives across multiple teams in two global locations which align and support the strategic vision of Animal Logic.


What you’ll get to do:

  • Responsible for execution of project management plans ensuring adherence to scope and deadlines
  • Facilitate requirements gathering, prioritisation, and planning initiatives with stakeholders across the company
  • Work closely with technical managers, defining and maintaining roadmaps that realise the creative needs of Animal Logic
  • Assist technical managers with high-level planning, scheduling, and delivery of projects
  • Work with projects managers and coordinators to provide guidance and mentorship on program management processes
  • Manage and remediate risk within projects, where necessary
  • Provide regular program updates via presentations and reporting to Technology and Studio Leadership
  • Work with the Technology Producer to execute the technology division’s communication strategy around all key technology initiatives


What you bring:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Program or Project Manager in a technical environment
  • Bachelors or equivalent in a Technical field or PMP, PMI-ACP, PgMP certification
  • Proven experience running projects in the same or related industry
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Solid stakeholder management skills including advanced negotiation and influencing ability
  • Solid understanding of software development and IT methodologies, e.g. Agile, ITIL
  • Previous experience working with issue tracking and project systems, e.g. Jira, MS Project


What do you value?

  • Collaborative culture – We produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, and friendly. We are one big family!
  • Benefits – We’ve got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few.
  • Work/Life balance – We understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life.
  • Social animals – Join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events.


Interested? Check out our online application form via the following link:

Animal Logic recently completed production on Peter Rabbit, and is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). In 2017, Animal Logic completed production on The LEGO® Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Alien: Covenant. See our new and improved website for more:!

If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.


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