• Production Coordinator - Outsource, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2019 12:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2483
  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Production Coordinator - Outsource to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!

     

    The role:

     

    We are looking for an adaptable team player who is incredibly organized, highly communicative, self-motivated and enthusiastic about joining a talented group of industry professionals working to create some of the best quality kids’ content in the business!

     

    Responsibilities

    You will get to work on...

    • You will be the conduit between all in house departments and their artists working outside the studio.
      • Ingesting and exporting work materials and assignments to and from Shotgun
      • Pulling pertinent notes and direction to go to all out of studio artists along with their assignments
      • Exchanging work materials and assignments with out of studio artists via file transfer folders (multiple times daily, and when called upon)
      • Communicating all in/out exchanges via email while looping in team leads, production, and the out of studio artists
      • Tracking all in/out exchanges to ensure materials end up coming in at the right status and going to the right person to review
    • Supporting the Production team to ensure each department stays on schedule and deadlines are met
    • Updating daily reports to reflect progress and/or flag concerns
    • Liaising with other departments to resolve any issues that may arise 
    • Assisting the crew in troubleshooting technical issues and liaising with I.T. to communicate problems

    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit on our team if…

    • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • You possess strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • You have a proactive approach to problem-solving
    • You have the ability to organize and motivate a talented and diverse crew

    Specific skills we’d love to see… 

    • Experience working with Shotgun is highly preferred
    • Previous experience coordinating in production/animation 
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, with a strong ability to create and interpret reports
    • Ability to excel in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment
    • Animation Software experience, particularly in Flash or Harmony is a definite asset

     

    Why work at WildBrain Studios?

     

    At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?

     

    For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.

     

    WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!

     

    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

     

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