Full Time Job

Production Coordinator

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 11-16-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

Nick Animation is looking for a Production Coordinator. We are creating first rate animation for all ages from pre-school through big kids with exciting opportunities across our many platforms including shorts, current series and movies.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Creates and manages day-to-day data tracking, departmental updates
• Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining deadlines, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met.
• Understands the department and works with Supervisor to maintain the department schedule.
• Ensures pipeline procedures are followed, and workflow is as seamless as possible from one department to the next.
• Manages the departmental meetings and calendar.
• Performs artist rounds and check-ins to determine the status of the work in the department.
• Able to communicate effectively with artists regarding timelines.
• Assists with the set up for and on-boarding of new artists.
• Handles requests made by crewmembers, Directors, Department Head, Production Management and Production Supervisor.
• Takes notes during reviews, approvals and distributes information to the department afterwards as well as follows up on action items.
• Effectively communicates with the crew via email, one-on-one meetings and during crew meetings.
• Stays abreast of issues on the floor, anticipates potential issues and elevates information appropriately to Production Supervisor.
• Able to pull up shots and models and manages technical issues during reviews and approvals. Learns the necessary computer programs and network directory system.
• Preps for reviews by building the agenda, checking the attendees, room set up.
• Understands the pipeline and where the department fits in. Has a basic knowledge of tools being used by artists in the department.
• Attend production meetings and provides departmental updates.
• Contributes information for department and production evaluations as required.
• Supports studio and production directives.
• May coordinate departmental crew meetings.

Reports to:
• Production Manager

Basic Qualifications
• Preferred experience as a Production Assistant within animation production.
• Proficiency in software like Shotgun, Microsoft Word and Excel, and Filemaker Pro
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to present complex issues in a clear manner
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
• Ability to work proactively and independently and manage multiple projects with competing priorities
• Outstanding leadership and team-building experience

Job Locations US-CA-Burbank

Job Type Full-Time Staff

Brand Nickelodeon Animation

Company Profile
Nickelodeon Animation

Nickelodeon Animation is proud of our celebrated past, but we're not resting on our Bikini Bottoms. We're always looking to the future, for both creative talent and the dedicated craftspeople that bring groundbreaking new ideas to life.