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Production Coordinator

Mid-City, Los Angeles Animation - LA
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 seeking a Production Coordinator for its first animated series. Candidates should have previous professional Animation experience, a passion for production management, and the ability to prioritize and manage the workflow of the department and overall show needs. #animation

Responsibilities

  • Partners and assists the Production Manager in all support needs (artist check-in’s, scheduling meetings, updating schedules, documents, timecards, expense reports, meals, etc.)
  • Tracks the show(s) progress via Shotgun data entry and extractions
  • Coordinates the preparation of pre-production materials for shipping, organizing, labeling, copying, and obtaining approvals
  • Processes materials – starting with design file creation through final frame checking
  • Coordinates crew meetings
  • Takes notes and provides crew updates via email, check-ins, and crew meetings
  • Delivers and preps any required files/materials for Reviews: Director, Executive, and all other Stakeholder check-ins
  • Organize and maintain systems for monitoring production flow and artist needs
  • Establishes show files, supporting the department schedules, labeling materials clearly and neatly with all necessary information
  • Manages day-to-day Shotgun data entry and report extractions
  • Confirms shipments to vendor via email and confirmation forms
  • Assists the Production Manager with tracking the shows progress, quotas, deadlines, and inventory, including flagging potential issues or delays
  • Runs point on internal and vendor e-mails in a timely manner
  • Completes storyboard breakdowns for visual development and asset build requirements (Characters, Environments, Matte Painting)
  • Coordinates requests and monitors distribution of materials including Storyboards, Visual Development, and Designs for internal and external Stakeholders
  • Support Show Leadership directives
  • Assists on special projects for awards and festivals
  • Qualifications

  • 2+ years of previous animation production experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, and file sharing programs
  • Working knowledge of Shotgun, Storyboard Pro, Photoshop – Illustrator a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
  • BA/BS preferred
  • 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.
     
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