WildBrain

Facilities Production Assistant

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2022 9:00 PM)
Job ID
2022-4981

Overview

WildBrain Studios is looking for a Facilities Production Assistant to join our team!

Are you the kind of person who likes to work on a variety of new projects and thrives in a self-directed environment? Are you a quick learner, able to think on your feet and problem solve on the fly? If you’re eager to help people and stay busy, while gaining valuable experience in one of the largest animation studios in Vancouver, we want YOU!

 

In this role, you will be the supporting the operation of the entire studio. Working closely with many departments including IT, Production, Post-Production, Marketing and Corporate. We’re looking for an outgoing, enthusiastic team-player who is ready and willing to take on any challenge that a busy animation studio can throw at them! If you’re looking for a great entry-level opportunity at a world-class Animation Studio, look no further!

 

*Please note that this is an entry-level position and is intended to help new candidates gain experience in a professional studio environment before being considered for other roles. Candidates must be based in British Columbia, Canada.

 

* This role requires an unrestricted valid driver's license, a clean driving record, and a reliable vehicle (mileage is reimbursed).

 

Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started!

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

 

Maintaining the Facility

  • Assist the Studio Operations team with daily requests that come through the ticketing system—this could be anything from general cleaning, adjusting the ventilation system, helping someone rearrange their office, providing ergonomic solutions, hanging artwork, and moving crew workstations
  • Communicate clearly with the team when starting and finishing a task, and at any point along the way where assistance is needed
  • Always be observant and aware of any maintenance tasks that may not have been reported yet (fix leaks, tidy areas, repair furniture, reorganize, etc)

Performing General Office Tasks

  • Reception/Phone coverage as needed
  • Keep kitchens and common areas tidy—this includes daily kitchen checks to unload/load dishwashers and clean up the counters
  • Be available to help with any photocopying, scanning, filing, documents, data entry, and other general admin duties as they arise
  • Plan/schedule and assist with studio events/parties and meetings
  • Prepare, ship, and receive packages – mainly to assist with work-from-home support
  • Help to monitor building security
  • Assist with the onboarding and offboarding process

Running Errands

  • Order, pick up, and deliver lunches either back to the studio, or to off-site locations
  • Deliver correspondence between locations in the city
  • Run tapes to and from post-production houses
  • Pick up supplies from Costco, Ikea, Home Depot, and various other vendors
  • Keep a clean vehicle to drive executives and clients to restaurants, airport, and hotels

Communicating Regularly

  • Respond to tickets with a good customer service attitude
  • Work closely with the team to create balanced solutions to issues
  • Correspond regularly via e-mail, IM and text message
  • Receive tasks/instructions from multiple other departments and relay relevant information to the team
  • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from your team and other departments
  • Readily modify, respond to, and integrate change
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
  • Be a positive and creative force on the team

 

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring:

  • Reliable vehicle, unrestricted valid driver’s license is required
  • Reliable cellphone (cell stipend provided)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the Windows 10 operating system
  • Familiarity with working in an office environment
  • Enthusiasm and a good attitude towards working on a variety of different tasks
  • Ability to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to build rapport and relate well to a diverse group of people
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Openness to feedback and new initiatives
  • Willing to occasionally work paid overtime after-hours or on weekends

 

Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.

 

In short – life is good on the Wild side!

 

Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!

 

COVID-19 Update:

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!

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" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”

 

 

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