• Production Coordinator (BG Builds), 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/8/2019 12:36 PM)
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  • Overview


    Do you dream of crafting fantastic worlds and lovable characters? Do you want to make awesome cartoons with incredibly talented teams in a state-of-the-art studio?


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced BG Builds Coordinator to join our team! 


    The role:


    We are looking for an adaptable team player who is incredibly organized, highly communicative, self-motivated and enthusiastic about joining a talented group of industry professionals working to create some of the best quality kids’ content in the business!



    You will get to:

    • Support the Background team to ensure the department stays on schedule and deadlines are met
    • Track the department's progress against the schedule, and collaborate with the Supervisors to reassign scenes as needed to meet deadlines
    • Facilitate requests and tasks from the Background Supervisors and Production Team to help manage and maintain workflow
    • Keep the production background files organized, input and output files and information to and from our production tracking software
    • Update daily reports to reflect progress and/or flag concerns to the production team and supervisors
    • Effectively communicate priorities, issues, and pertinent production info to crew
    • Liaise with other departments to resolve any issues that may arise 
    • Track crew absences/sick days and inform Production
    • Assist the crew in troubleshooting technical issues and liaising with I.T. to communicate problems


    You will be a great fit on our team if…

    • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • You possess strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • You have a proactive approach to problem-solving
    • You have the ability to organize and motivate a talented and diverse crew

    Specific skills we’d love to see…  

    • Previous experience coordinating in production/animation 
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel such as basic formulas, formatting spreadsheets, exporting data from Excel to other formats, linking workbooks, sorting data for analysis, copying and pasting data sets between workbooks, and a strong ability to create and interpret reports
    • Ability to excel in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment
    • Animation Software experience, particularly in Flash and PhotoShop is a definite asset

    Why work at DHX Media?


    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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