- DreamWorks Feature - Production Coordinator (PipeX)

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DreamWorks Feature - Production Coordinator (PipeX)


DreamWorks Feature - Production Coordinator (PipeX)

• Emerging Level


DreamWorks Animation is looking for a highly motivated Production Coordinator to assist with projects within the Production Technology Department in helping the creative teams with their Technology needs.

Category Animation  Production Coordinator 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 03, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have strong organizational and communication skills and be detail oriented.
If you are part of the fandom and believe teamwork makes the dream work, join us in #livingthedream and #doingyourdreamwork!

Responsibilities: “What would you say you do here?”
  • Assists Department in all evolving support needs (including duties such as calendar booking, updating schedules and documents, timecard processing, generating reports, etc)
  • Handles day-to-day production database (Shotgun and JIRA) including coordinating sprint assignments and timelines
  • Assists Department with timelines, inventory, and ensuring departmental efficiency goals are consistently met
  • Understands and works with the Department to maintain the department schedule
  • Checks in with artists daily on creative progress and helps remove roadblocks
  • Assists in planning department events and activities
  • Coordinates crew meetings, scrums, standups, and check ins
  • Handles requests made by crew members, VFX Supervisor, Department Leadership and Production Management
  • Preps for reviews and meetings by building the agenda, checking the attendees, room setup, etc
  • Creates and revises JIRAs and JIRA Dashboards
  • Takes notes during reviews/meetings and distributes information in a timely manner.
  • Follows up on action items
  • Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to Production Supervisors
  • Attends production meetings and provides department updates as needed
  • Understands the CG Animated Feature Pipeline
  • Supports Studio and Production Directives
“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”

• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
• Excellent communication skills
• Highly organized, diligent, and a fast learner
• Ability to work with leaders, colleagues, and dept staff
• Proactive, adaptable, and a great teammate

Desired Characteristics
“What can I offer?”

• 2+ years of previous Feature Animation production experience
• General understanding of Agile development workflow
• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• Software requirements: Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Gmail and knowledge of production tracking databases.
• Knowledge of software such as Linux, Shotgun, JIRA, Flix, Photoshop, Illustrator and Confluence is a plus
• Strong curiosity about Animation Technology and Software Development

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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