Production Coordinator

Job Locations US-CA-Sherman Oaks
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/7/2020 12:56 PM)
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WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Production Coordinator to join our brand new Los Angeles-based 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 families 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’ animation in the business!


You will get to:

  • Collaborate with the Production Manager to create detailed plans and breakdowns of tasks for the Production team, ensuring important deadlines are met and the team is fully supported
  • Track the Production’s progress against the schedule to help ensure the success of the team
  • Maintain close contact with team of storyboard artists and help process panels for the Editorial team 
  • Update daily reports to reflect progress and/or flag concerns
  • Take detailed notes during meetings, pitches, or when needed, making sure to highlight action items or follow up items for the team
  • Effectively communicate priorities, issues, and pertinent production info to the crew
  • Track crew absences/sick days and inform Production Manager & HR
  • Assist the crew in troubleshooting technical issues and liaising with IT to communicate problems
  • Take part in shaping a growing team and learn in depth about the process of producing high quality animation!



You will be a great fit on our team if...

  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • You’re a critical thinker who displays strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and multitask
  • You anticipate the needs of the Production team and have a proactive approach to problem-solving 
  • Ability to learn fast and excel in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment
  • You have a positive attitude and are able to motivate a talented and diverse crew
  • You love cartoons as much as we do!

Specific skills & experience we’d love to see:

  • Previous experience coordinating in production. Animation experience is desired but not mandatory
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel such as basic formulas, formatting spreadsheets into presentable formats, exporting data from Excel to other formats, linking workbooks, sorting data for analysis, copying and pasting data sets between workbooks, and a strong ability to create and interpret reports
  • Knowledge of Storyboard Pro is a definite plus
  • Animation Software experience, particularly in Flash or Harmony, is an asset
  • Shotgun experience is a bonus


Why work at WildBrain Studios?

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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