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Los Angeles, California - United States
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Digital Coordinator – Commercials

Description

Purpose of the job:     

The Production Coordinator is responsible for a variety of tasks, including facilitating the movement of shots between teams, coordinates daily reviews, and communicates status updates to ensure the delivery of shots on schedule.  Additionally, provides administrative support to the production management team and show supervisors.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Under the guidance of producers, schedules and tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in the production tracking system
  • Maintains production tracking system and show board with revisions, omits, and shot length changes; notifies the affected crew as needed
  • Partners with other Production personnel to ensure shots are scheduled and delivered in a timely manner
  • Follows up with artists on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule; communicates any schedule changes to appropriate artists, Supervisors and Production team as needed
  • Coordinates all client deliveries, both physical deliveries and digital deliveries via FTP, with Production Services department; maintains log of all deliveries
  • Manages meeting schedule and walkthroughs for Supervisors; publishes notes as needed
  • Responsible for setup of dailies, nightlies, and all client reviews in the Screening Room and view stations; publishes notes for all review sessions
  • Leads daily production update for assigned area of responsibility
  • Completes reference research for elements for Supervisors and area leads
  • Wrangle render priorities for assigned areas of responsibility
  • Oversees run requests and petty cash

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • College degree in film, art, communications or a related field and/or a combination of education and experience that would be equivalent to that level of professionalism, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • 3+ years work production experience in visual effects or feature animation required.
  • Commercials experience in VFX a plus.

   Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate: 

  • Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments is a must
  • Experience with heavy schedule management in a very time sensitive atmosphere
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required; experience with Shotgun or similar production tracking software and asset management software a plus
  • Highly developed communication skills to facilitate interdepartmental needs and schedules required
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a high pressure environment

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  Digital Domain 3.0, Inc management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.