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DreamWorks Feature - Production Coordinator
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DreamWorks Feature - Production Coordinator

• Emerging Level

Summary

Assists Production Supervisor in all evolving support needs (i.e. calendar booking, updating schedules and documents, timecard processing, reviews, expense reports, scheduling and planning career development and continued training for production and artists, overtime, weekend work, meals).

Category Production Coordinator 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 01, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

“What would you say you do here?”
  • Assists Production Supervisor in all evolving support needs (i.e. calendar booking, updating schedules and documents, timecard processing, reviews, expense reports, scheduling and planning career development and continued training for production and artists, overtime, weekend work, meals).
  • Manages day-to-day Shotgrid inputs and extractions.
  • Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met.
  • Understands the department and works with Supervisor to maintain the department schedule.
  • Safeguards procedures to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible.
  • Manages the department calendar.
  • Knows inventory in the department (workable / non-workable).
  • Performs artist check-ins to determine status of the work in the department.
  • Effectively communicates with artists regarding timelines. Directs employees in prioritizing tasks when necessary.
  • Coordinates crew meetings.
  • Handles requests made by crewmembers, Directors, Department Head, Production Management and Production Supervisor.
  • Takes notes during rounds and distributes information to the department afterwards.
  • Provides communications to the crew via email, one-on-one meetings and during crew meetings.
  • Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to the Production Supervisor.
  • Able to navigate the intranet and asset browser. Able to pull up shots and models, using Linux, and manages technical issues during rounds and approvals. Learns the necessary computer programs and network directory system.
  • Understands the pipeline and where the department fits in.
  • May attend production meetings and provide departmental updates.
  • Contributes information for department and production evaluations as required.
  • Supports studio and production directives.
Qualifications/Requirements
“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willing to work in Glendale, CA
Desired Characteristics
“What can I offer?”
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Gmail and knowledge of production tracking databases is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Linux, Maya, Shotgrid, Flix, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plus.
  • 2+ years of previous Feature Animation production experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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