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VFX Production Coordinator

Santa Monica, CA


Method Studios is currently in search of a Production Coordinator to join its Production team. The Production Coordinator is responsible for the assignment and tracking of tasks for assigned area of responsibility. They will facilitate the movement of shots between teams, coordinate daily reviews, and communicate status updates ensuring the delivery of shots on schedule. Exact project duties are set by the Project Producer/Line Producer and/or DPM. 

  • Provides administrative support to the production management team and show supervisors.
  • Schedules and tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in the production system
  • Tracks and maintains database of 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, communicating any scheduling changes to the appropriate Artists, Supervisors and Production team as needed
  • Coordinates all client deliveries, both physical deliveries and digital deliveries via approved Client designated system (Aspera, WireDrive, etc), with I/O department (as needed)
  • Maintains log of all deliveries
  • Manages meeting schedule and walkthroughs for Supervisors, taking and publishing notes for the team
  • Responsible for setup of dailies and all client review sessions in the Screening Room and view stations
  • Acts as primary point of contact for internal Editorial team
  • Completes reference research for elements for Supervisors
  • This is a cross-departmental position that will require management of pipeline issues, even across multiple Studios in liaison with other Production Coordinators
  • Minimum 3 years experience in visual effects production or feature animation
  • BA or BS degree in film, art, communications, or related field strongly preferred
  • Strong comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and apps
  • Experience with some production tracking software and asset management software, preferably Shotgun
  • Must have experience with heavy schedule management in an extremely time-sensitive atmosphere
  • Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments
  • Must be able to make decisions independently with a high level of ingenuity
  • Must possess a high level of written, verbal, negotiation, and analytical skill
  • Must have the ability to influence and coach others through effective communication and the promotion of a positive team environment
  • Must possess highly developed communication skills to facilitate interdepartmental needs and schedules required, exhibiting a consistent standard of excellence in all business communications