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Production Technology Coordinator Senior

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
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.
As a Production Technology Coordinator, you will be supporting the Technical Department Supervisor on a day-to-day basis and provides the first point of contact for department team members. The Coordinator maintains departmental records and reports, communicates the day’s scheduled events, arranges key meetings, and provides general administrative support.

Responsibilities

  • Understands the department(s) and works with TD Leads and TD Sup to maintain and manage the department schedule. 
  • Under the guidance of the Production Supervisor, tracks the progress of tasks for TDs or tickets in Shotgun/Jira to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work. Collaborate with other coordinators and supervisors to keep all data accurate and current. 
  • Partner with the TD Leads and TD Sup to set the priorities of the department considering the priorities of the show that are established by the VFX Supervisor and the Associate Producer. 
  • Enter and maintain production data in the studio’s production database and related departmental records to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work.  Collaborate with other coordinators and managers to keep all data accurate and up to date. 
  • Schedule meetings at the request of the TD Sup and Lead(s).  Proactively maintain the calendar with alertness to topics, deadlines, and conflicts.  Manage the schedules of key personnel.  
  • Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews. Record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and distribute as needed.  
  • Coordinate work that enters and leaves the department to ensure completeness. Provide administrative support as needed to ensure that communications are accurate and complete. 
  • As second in command to the Production Supervisor, proactively respond to requests for information and assistance from those within and outside of the department  
  • Follows up with TD Leads daily to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule 
  • Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met. Generate weekly reports from department, quota… Bring concerns about potential schedule or budget overruns to the Production Supervisor and Production Manager. 
  • Act as a point of coordination of work that enters and leaves the department ensuring procedures are followed to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible. 
  • Communicates with other departments regarding department needs. 
  • Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to the Production Supervisor. 
  • Assists the TD Sup in dealing with issues related to the department. 
  • Coordinates crew meetings. 
  • Responsible for multiple daily sessions each day, as well as client reviews. 
  • Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews. Record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and an appropriate sense of urgency. 
  • Requirements

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in VFX or animation industries preferably as a Production Coordinator in feature-animation film production or VFX production as a Production Assistant 
  • Professional working knowledge of Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. 
  • Experience in Agile, and Scrum it´s a plus. 
  • Would be nice to have knowledge of Shotgrid.
  • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications, or related field. 
  • High English level. 
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