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Production Coordinator
- Animated Feature Film

Location: Vancouver, BC

Are you a Production Coordinator interested in working with us for our upcoming Feature Animations?! Do the words ENTHUSIASM, INITIATIVE, COLLABORATION describe you?

Start Dates:

Various dates between June 2021 and December 2021!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Build the day-to-day artist based schedule based on the task based schedule provided by the Production Supervisor, in cooperation with the Production Supervisor and Craft Supervisor
  • Understand all relevant project objectives; communicate them to the crew and ensure all production planning is aligned to the objectives
  • Monitor, track and document completion of tasks and artists’ progress on a day-to-day basis to ensure their completion within allocated person days and deadlines
  • Communicate progress, schedule changes, or variances, to the relevant people on a daily basis or as required
  • Check and approve all artist timesheets of the craft group on a daily basis
  • Contribute to the setup of tracking and supporting documents
  • Contribute to weekly production reports in association with the Production Supervisor
  • Ensure that any material received or given out to artists is logged and tracked
  • Maintain accurate and up to date documentation recording all submissions and communications to and from the studio, director or other relevant third parties
  • Organise reviews within the framework given by the Production Supervisor
  • Ensure accurate review and meeting notes are recorded and distributed as soon as possible and the relevant production staff understand any action required from them as a result, including approved changes in brief, method or outcomes
  • Follow up on any action points to ensure deadlines are met
  • Foster and support a knowledge sharing culture; partnering with the Production Supervisor and collaborating with other Production Coordinators to facilitate this
  • Communicate with crew, peers and production management any issues that may be relevant for the successful delivery of the production
  • Communicate with artists and production staff in a positive fashion; be an ambassador for the project, motivating and uplifting your team

What you bring:

  • 2 + years’ experience working within a production team within a VFX, gaming, or animation production
  • Strong understanding of CG based workflows and their dependencies
  • Strategic scheduling experience with an adaptive approach to meeting deadlines
  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to manage a large volume of incoming and outgoing tasks/information
  • Pro-active in identifying potential roadblocks and able to suggest solutions where appropriate
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database tracking software
  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to collaborate with other departments, artists, and production staff
  • Collaborative team member who actively listens, takes direction, and remains open to feedback
  • Proven experience achieving deadlines and motivating a team while under pressure
  • Experience coordinating large scale teams is preferred
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, positivity, and initiative
  • Open to new workflows and tool sets
  • Passionate about film, with particular interest in animation
  • Experience in Front-End Departments is a bonus

Please apply if you are eligible to work in Canada.

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