Art & Shot Production Supervisor
Mid-City, Los Angeles Animation
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
If you’ve ever dreamt of what the early days of Hollywood must have been like, of what it takes to roll up your sleeves and break new ground, figure out a new process, and to one day say, “I was there when it all began,” then welcome aboard…
Skydance Animation is looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to drive and manage the day-to-day needs and workflow on our third feature film. They will oversee Visual Development as it transitions into Shot Production. The ideal candidate is a proactive and positive team-player, with the ability to multi-task amongst shifting priorities. They are an experienced leader who can motivate a team within a constantly changing environment.
Strong working knowledge of Art department needs on an animated production as it moves into asset production
Work alongside Producer to meet overall production scheduling and budget requirements
Understands how budget, scheduling, and overtime are affected by changes; ensure weekly quotas, department milestones, and inventory expectations are met
Assign artist work, drive and manage schedules and workload, coordinate timely availability of resources
Proactively predict and communicate as new assignments are needed; partner with Producer to continuously update statuses
Attend reviews and communicate specific action items to departments, artists, etc.
Create and update databases as required with notes, statuses, other information
Create and update production management tools and schedules
Supervise and mentor Production Coordinators and Production Assistants
Other ad hoc projects and duties as needed
Previous experience Supervising on animated production(s), features or television
Strong managerial experience, leading a team within a professional, fast-paced environment
Previous experience using Shotgun or comparable tracking software
Overseas vendor production experience, a plus
Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office & Google Suites
Exceptionally strong attention to detail, organizational and follow-through skills
Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities while maintaining proactive communication with team
Ability to maintain positive attitude while anticipating issues and proactively identifying to solve and address
Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.