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Production Coordinator (Animation)

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 looking for a Production Coordinator to join the team of its third feature film. This position supports the Story, Edit, and Script teams. Candidates should have a passion for Animation and the ability to prioritize and manage the workflow of the department and overall show needs.
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Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Production Supervisor and Producer to manage Story, Editorial, Script teams; maintain deliverables, deadlines and inventory, ensure departmental productivity goals are met
  • Manage schedule for completion of work on production and task tracking for departments
  • Attend meetings and creative reviews; coordinate schedules, prepare agendas, prep space/conferencing details, screenings
  • Attend production story meetings, storyboard pitch meetings, editorial reviews; prepare and distribute follow-up notes as appropriate
  • Responsible for accurate input and updating of data; maintain comprehensive database and files or premises, outlines, script drafts, revisions and submissions
  • Proof-read storyboards for dialogue and other changes
  • Help create breakdowns from scripts and animatics
  • Coordinate and oversee scratch records and script lining, track dialogue and line numbers, catalogue script notes and changes, conform scripts
  • Maintain and update scratch binders and files
  • Facilitate communication across global studio, coordinate delivery of materials in a timely manner
  • Collect and submit production timecards to finance
  • Additional ad hoc duties in support of team and studio, as needed
  • Requirements

  • Prior experience as a Production Coordinator on an Animated feature, within Story/Edit preferred
  • Understanding of production pipeline and role of department
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office & Google Suites
  • Knowledge of Shotgun and Flix preferred
  • Detail-oriented, strong ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to anticipate issues and proactively identify to solve and address
  • Ability to confidently and professionally interact with others while under pressure, maintain consistent communication between team and studio
  • Able to thrive in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment where priorities and demands shift
  • 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.