NBC Universal DWA TV - Production Coordinator in Glendale, California

Job Number 34445BR

Job Title DWA TV - Production Coordinator

Business Segment Filmed Entertainment Group

Sub-Business Film TV Production

Posting Category Artistic Animation Production

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Career Level Entry-Level

Country United States

State/Province California

City Glendale

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists Production Supervisor in all evolving support needs (i.e. calendar booking, updating schedules and documents, timecard processing, reviews, expense reports, scheduling and planning career development and continued training for production and artists, overtime, weekend work, meals).

  • Manages day-to-day Nile inputs and extractions.

  • Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met.

  • Understands the department and works with Supervisor to maintain the department schedule.

  • Safeguards procedures to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible.

  • Manages the department calendar.

  • Knows inventory in the department (workable / non-workable).

  • Performs artist check-ins to determine status of the work in the department.

  • Effectively communicates with artists regarding timelines. Directs employees in prioritizing tasks when necessary.

  • Coordinates crew meetings.

  • Handles requests made by crewmembers, Directors, Department Head, Production Management and Production Supervisor.

  • Takes notes during rounds and distributes information to the department afterwards.

  • Provides communications to the crew via email, one-on-one meetings and during crew meetings.

  • Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to Production Supervisor.

  • Able to navigate the intranet and asset browser. Able to pull up shots and models, using Linux, and manages technical issues during rounds and approvals. Learns the necessary computer programs and network directory system.

  • Understands the pipeline and where department fits in.

  • May attend production meetings and provides departmental updates.

  • Contributes information for department and production evaluations as required.

  • Supports studio and production directives.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Software requirements: Microsoft Word and Excel, Gmail and knowledge of production tracking databases.

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • 2+ years of previous Feature Animation production experience required.

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge of Linux, Maya, Shotgun, Flix, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plus.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

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