L&D - Academy Manager

  • Bangalore, India
  • Full-time

Job Description

Academy Manager

Job Description

Technicolor Academy is a global learning and development department supporting visual effects talent ready to step into a career in the industry. 

The Academy's mission is to develop, nurture and grow computer graphics artists’ skills and abilities, and prepare them for a role at one of Technicolor’s world-class film and episodic content VFX studios, which include MPC Film, Mill Film, Mr. X, and Mikros.

Training is provided by some of the industry’s most experienced VFX professionals using a blended combination of workshops, master classes and online training, offering a unique learning pathway and career inspiration for aspiring artists.

This role will support the delivery of the global L&D Strategy and manage our creative academies across all disciplines.

The Academy Manager(AM) will be working with the Head of Learning & Development, the Learning Leads, as well as the key members of the global Learning and Development team. The AM will be managing the day-to-day activities of the Academies. It is important this person be resilient, proactive and knows how to work cohesively as part of the bigger picture. A personable nature who knows how to be diplomatic and motivate team members.

The following tasks provide a general overview of the types of activity the role holder will be expected to engage in on a day-to-day basis. The tasks are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities as the nature of our business requires all employees to be flexible, self-motivated and to think creatively when presented with challenges.

§  Work closely with HoL&D to ensure efficiency and quality of the Academies

§  Manage and monitor trainers and trainees throughout their Academy life cycle and meet with Learning Leads to monitor performance

§  Work with coordinators to ensure smooth run of all Academies

§  Complete reports and take part in regular communication plans with L&D team

§  Building relationships and managing stakeholders

§  Working with local resource team within each studio, confirm graduate numbers and support HR in the transitions of graduates from creative academies.

§  Initiate and supervise educational experiences for partners including Show & Tell sessions

§  Meet with Diversity Committee members about initiatives/activities in support of diversity & inclusion



§  Passionate about Learning & Development

§  Experience within a deadline driven creative environment

§  Experience in a supervisory or managerial role

§  Clear confidant communicator

§  Adept in skillfully juggling tasks

§  Organized and focused

§  5+ years of relevant experience.

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