Production Coordinator - Rigging, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 7 days ago(10/16/2020 2:46 PM)
Job ID
2020-3515

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Production Coordinator to join the 3D Rigging department at our Vancouver studio!  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!

 

This role is set to start immediately.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with an amazing group of rigging artists and the Rigging Supervisor
  • Support multiple Production teams and ensure that the Rigging Department stays on schedule and deadlines are met
  • Attend meetings and liaise with various shows to ensure communication between Production and Rigging
  • Tracking the artist tasks against the Production schedules and identify any potential roadblocks to task completion
  • Collaborating with the Rigging Supervisor and Leads to reassign tasks as needed to meet deadlines
  • Update Shotgun on a daily basis  and communicate and flag concerns
  • Provide weekly status reports to all production teams
  • Effectively communicating priorities, issues, and pertinent production info to crew
  • Liaise with other production coordinators to resolve any issues that may arise 
  • Track crew absences/sick days and inform Productions
  • Assist the crew in troubleshooting technical issues and liaise with I.T. to communicate problems
  • Work on multiple 3D shows
  • Weekly meeting with Studio Technical Director to update and communicate any concerns
  • Help maintain a vibrant culture for the department

Qualifications

  • 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
  • You excel in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience experience coordinating in production/animation 
  • Excellent command of  Shotgun and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Maya is a definite asset
  • Solid Understanding of 3D animation process

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios 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. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off

 

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