This Coordinator position is responsible for helping manage the day-to-day animation production schedule and the crew to ensure the timely and efficient completion of the production. Under the direction of Senior Management, he/she develops and oversees the department schedules and implements the overall project strategies.
You are also responsible for ensuring that pertinent information is communicated to all appropriate parties on the project at all times. The ideal candidate will have completed at least one animated series or long form production.
Maintain the overall project schedule, ensure that department schedules tie into the master schedule, and track/forecast headcount and resource usage.
Coordinate the day-to-day production workflow and communication on the floor.
Ensure quotas are met and troubleshoot issues that prevent departments from hitting quotas. Assess challenges to productivity and direct the senior leadership towards solutions to solve the issues. Strategize production challenges to ensure a steady flow of inventory.
Create data standards and monitor each department’s information in the production database (Shotgun) and continually validate the accuracy of the information.
2+ years animation production experience preferred.
Understanding of 2D and 3D animation pipelines
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook
Strong organizational and project management skills
Shotgun Production Software knowledge preferred
Must be capable of working independently or as part of a team and demonstrate initiative
Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Solid work ethic and positive attitude
Efficient and detail oriented
Ability to deliver work on time and meet set performance objectives