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SVP, Head of Studio Services, San Francisco


Job Title: SVP, Head of Studio Services (SF Office)

Department: Executive Productions

Supervisor: SVP, Creative Development & Strategy


MSG is looking for a savvy, driven, financially astute, and operationally-focused executive as the Head of Studio Services for Madison Square Garden’s San Francisco office. The Head of Studio Services will be the site leader for all employees of the MSG SF office and is responsible for oversight of all day-to-day creative and technical production operations of the business.  Focus will be on growing the Studio capabilities for output, implementing all operational production policies and procedures to maximize effectiveness; administering practical solutions for a continual increase of departmental interaction, workplace efficiencies, and productivity.

Must have hands-on knowledge of the following technologies: AR/VR and Mixed Reality Production, 3D Modeling, and Animation, Graphic Design and Branding, Large Format Film Production, Website Design, and Development

The successful incumbent will have 15+ years’ experience, strong leadership skills, experience with artistic & entertainment commercial endeavors and will have strong experience in growth companies. 

Specific Functions/Activities SUMMARY:  

Act as site leader for San Francisco studio, overseeing all production in support of MSG business units with a focus on content for MSG Sphere.

Establish the structure and models that will provide efficient processes across a matrixed organization; drive consistency of performance, management and workflow

Prioritize internal projects, making staffing and capacity decisions with input from department heads

Partner closely with finance to analyze activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine progress toward stated Company goals and objectives

Supervise, manage and track project productivity across departments, providing regular reports and updates to Corporate office and key stakeholders

Create and maintain strategic partnerships with other Studios and key vendors

Drive local and Company-wide initiatives through the Department Managers including overseeing roll out and ongoing effective implementation, ensuring departments operate in accordance with company policies and communications are cascaded and managed accordingly/appropriately

Continue to build, mentor, and maintain a team of the most talented and passionate individuals in the industry.

Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth, evaluating performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics

Working alongside People Practices, establish local practices that promote the company culture and vision


15+ years of relevant experience,  managing multiple large projects and diverse teams

Prior experience overseeing workflows, writing project plans, creating timelines and driving successful execution of milestones, balancing quality, budget, and schedule

Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, facilitation, organizational, prioritization, and decision-making skills

Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role in managing project, departmental and enterprise risks related to projects.

Successful history of client contact including experience in setting and managing client expectations

Solutions-oriented with ability to drive initiatives through to completion

Proven mentoring, supervisory, and team-building skills

Ability to thrive in a high-pressure, client-services environment


Oversees this MSG SF site, currently approximately 55 people, with 2-3 direct reports at a VP level


Yes, frequent travel; estimate monthly trips to other MSG sites, with focus on NYC and Las Vegas for immediate future

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