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Production Coordinator

Skydance Interactive

Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.


As the Production Coordinator, you will work with the Department Manager on a day-to-day basis. You will be the first point of contact for department team members. Your main duties will include keeping departmental records and reports, communicating the day's scheduled events, arranging key meetings and providing general administrative support.


    • Understand the department(s) and work with Production Supervisor and Department Head to maintain and manage the department schedule.
    • Under the guidance of the Production Supervisor, track progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in Shotgun to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work.
    • Collaborate with other coordinators and supervisors to keep all data accurate and current.
    • Partner with the Production Supervisor and Department Head to set the priorities of the department taking into account the priorities of the show that are established by the Production Supervisors and the Production Manager.
    • Enter and maintain production data in the studio's production database and related departmental records to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work. 
    • Collaborate with other coordinators and managers to keep all data accurate and up-to-date.
    • Schedule meetings at the request of the Supervisor and Lead(s). 
    • Proactively maintain the calendar with alertness to topics, deadlines and conflicts. 
    • Manage the schedules of key personnel.
    • Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews.
    • Record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and distribute as needed.
    • Coordinate work that enters and leaves the department to ensure completeness.
    • Provide administrative support as needed to ensure that communications are accurate and complete.
    • As second in command to the Production Supervisor, proactively respond to requests for information and assistance from those within and outside of the department.
    • Follow up with Artist Leads on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule.
    • Generate weekly reports from department, quota.
    • Bring concerns about potential schedule or budget overruns to the Production Supervisor and Production Manager.
    • Act as a point of coordination of work that enters and leaves the department ensuring procedures are followed to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible.
    • Stay abreast of issues on the floor and elevate information appropriately to Production Supervisor.
    • Coordinates crew meetings.
    • Mentor the Production Assistants.


    • 2-4 years of professional experience in VFX or animation industries preferably as a Production Coordinator in feature-animation film production or VFX production as Production Assistant.
    • Professional working knowledge of Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
    • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field.
    • Set up Cinesync/RV sessions.
    • Proficient in English.

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

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Location: Madrid, Spain
Date found: 2022-11-06

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