DHX Media Production Coordinator (Design/Assets), 3D in Vancouver, British Columbia

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Production Coordinator to join our 3D team!

The role:

As a Production Coordinator, you will assist the Design, Modeling (including Surfacing and Fur), and Rigging departments on one of our awesome 3D Productions! We are looking for someone who is incredibly organized and calm under pressure, passionate about the details, highly communicative and excited about joining a talented team of industry professionals working to create some of the best quality kids’ content in the business!

You will get to...

  • Break down scripts and create design and asset list.

  • Monitor script notes as they come in to track what affects design and assets.

  • Watch storyboard animatics and flag any modifications compared to asset breakdown

  • Coordinate and attend asset review meetings, taking notes and updating asset statuses

  • Be the point of contact and tracker for asset notes on design, modeling, fur and rigging assets

  • Work with Art Director, Modeling Supervisor, and Rigging Lead to determine how tasks should be distributed to the team

  • Check artist progress daily, ensuring upcoming tasks are ready to start and tasks in progress are on track

  • Work with Production Manager to schedule the departments in order to meet deadlines

  • Read and understand the production schedule, and follow the progress of design, modelling, surfacing, fur, and rigging tasks daily to ensure they are completed on time

  • Participate in production meetings and readily modify, respond to and integrate changes as requested by the Producer and Production Manager

  • Facilitate an atmosphere in which concise, accurate information flows smoothly between departments in a timely manner

  • Organize and motivate the team to accomplish tasks according to the defined timeline

  • Be aware of what is happening on the production floor at all times and identify obstacles to the Production Manager

  • Assist in packaging materials for Storyboard Artists

  • Create continuity list of assets for Lead Animator

  • Compile, package, and send assets to external clients for review, tracking and processing notes based on their feedback

  • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any issues with assistance from key stakeholders

  • Assist and complete production-related assignments

  • Ensure that instructions from the Producer, Production Manager and Series Director are carried out efficiently

  • Recommend any team training needs to Production Manager and department heads

  • Prioritize and plan own work effectively to meet objectives

  • Effectively listen to, understand, and follow directions

  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner

  • Assist and complete any other production-related assignments as they arise

You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

  • 1-2 year previous experience as a Production Coordinator

  • Experience working on episodic production preferred

  • Experience working on a 3D animation production an asset

  • 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

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Ability to proactively anticipate the needs of production

  • Great team player

  • Highly organized with great attention to detail

  • Able to prioritize and manage time efficiently

  • Able to work alone and collaboratively, managing multiple tasks and deadline pressures

  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

  • Production Management Software experience, particularly in Shotgun is an asset

Why work at DHX Media?

DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX 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. DHX 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.

ID: 2019-1812

External Company Name: DHX Careers

External Company URL: www.dhxmedia.com

Street: 380 West 5th Ave.