Duties and Responsibilities
Perform cross-departmental production coordinating duties as needed on the
productions; follow and complete tasks as requested by studio management team
including working on asset tracking, production scheduling, team and client
communications. Support Producers and VFX supervisor with project tracking specifically
Keep production team up to date regarding departmental project progress and share important updates or risks pertaining to the project; track progress through established mechanisms and stay up to date with project workflow standards within the studio
Work with and communicate with studio management team and Leads and Artists to proactively resolve production challenges and keep projects on track.
Foster a positive and collaborative working atmosphere focused on team and project success. Lead by example and promote good team morale by leading with integrity, being a strong communicator and solving problems proactively
Follow and maintain a clean and organized directory structure as outlined by Goldtooth workflow standards. Follow Goldtooths’ stages of production standards for all workflow elements.
Organizes, attends and actively participates in project reviews such as Dailies or Creative Director reviews as needed.
Monitor Artists’ daily progress with regular check ins, follow ups, and meetings with the department leads to ensure the project is on schedule.
Track progress of shots and help facilitate problem solving within the production
Populate Shotgun management software and maintain it on a daily basis.
Provide pertinent information to artists such as task schedules, review notes, delivery milestones, reference elements and assets needed for any given tasks
Takes clear and accurate notes at Dailies, Rounds, Client Reviews and all pertinent
meetings, and disseminates these notes to all necessary parties in timely manner.
Maintains constant communication with various infrastructure departments in the studio with regards to specific needs of the shows
Manages and organizes periodic shipments to and from clients and vendors via ftp and/or regular mail
Help to monitor the render farm and change job priorities as per the Producers request.
Provides accurate, up to the minute reports to the Studio Executive Producer and the rest of the Production team to ensure a tight delivery schedule and accurate overall production schedule.
Assists the Office Manager with phone reception coverage and client meeting
preparation, where needed
1-3 years of experience coordinating on at least two significant projects of 80+ shots in an established VFX facility
A solid understanding of CG production pipelines and post production in general is needed, along with a willingness to learn
Excellent people skills and a proven ability to work in a team environment and deliver performance feedback, where needed
Strong project management skills and a sensitivity towards deadline related deliveries-anticipates problems and always presents solutions to those problems
A strong familiarity with standard Microsoft office applications is essential, especially Excel and Word, with further knowledge in Filemaker Pro and Microsoft Project being advantageous. Production experience in Shotgun an asset.
An ability to handle multiple tasks under varying degrees of pressure is essential. The ideal candidate will have previous VFX production experience, a deep understanding of the VFX pipeline and must work well in a team environment with tight deadlines
The following would be considered an asset:
Render queue management (Rush)
experience of computer animation production and/or 3D software and/or rendering systems desirable
Disaster Recovery planning, implementation and testing
High Availability and failover scenarios, load balanced environments
How to Apply
Please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org