Human Resources Manager


The Human Resources Manager is driven to help our growing studio build a People Strategy to ensure an excellent employee experience. 

Who You Are:

With knowledge of the VFX industry, you thrive in fast-paced environment, you’re collaborative, positive and like to have fun.

This is a full-time in studio position.



  • Ensure alignment with best practices, employment standards, adherence to changing regulations

  • Advise on relevant immigration options and strategies, including temporary work permits and permanent residents

  • Develop HR Policies for the studio & Roll Out

  • Advise on optimal Team Structure & Leadership accountabilities to support the crew and the Supervision team

  • Responsible for Performance Management, including supporting core crew development, managing crew skills gaps, handle Roll-offs 

  • Manage employee records, documentation, communications 

  • Work with CFO & Partners on studio compensation budgets in line with current & future studio needs, market analysis, industry trends

  • Work with the Distillery Talent Manager to design talent attraction strategies.

  • Support Onboarding, including documentation, contracts & benefits management

  • Champion Distillery culture

Core Competencies:

  • Strategic HR leadership experience

  • Experience within HR Management in VFX or Media & Entertainment 

  • Knowledge of Industry practices pertaining to Immigration and Employment standards.

  • Understanding of financial aspects of labour budgets, benefits management, retention

  • Excellent communication skills & relationship building skills

  • Experienced in negotiating and discussing contract details

  • High level of attention to detail


Who we are:

Distillery VFX is a full-service boutique visual effects studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and an ensemble of experienced compositors and 3D generalists focused on delivering high-end environment and compositing work.  Our namesake is derived from our team’s deepest core value: to refine our processes and workflows to their purest and most efficient forms. 

If you're up for joining the team email