• Production Assistant, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2019 5:54 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2450
  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for a Production Editor to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!

     

     

    The role:

     

    We are currently searching for a Production Assistant for our 3D Productions. The Production Assistant will be working on tasks from various departments, from Scripts and Storyboards to Animation and Lighting

    We are looking for someone who is incredibly organized and calm under pressure, passionate about the details, highly communicative and excited about joining a talented team of industry professionals working to create some of the best quality kids’ content in the business!

    Responsibilities

    You will get to:

    • Maintain script status reports and keep them up to date on a daily basis
    • Compile script notes and distribute accordingly
    • Ensure voice record draft is up-to-date with last-minute dialogue changes and distribute scripts to Voice Record Coordinator for the voice record
    • Assist with preparing and organizing Voice Record materials
    • Importing, cropping, exporting and distributing board panels for animatic;
    • Track and compile animatic notes and distribute to the appropriate parties
    • Take notes in meetings as needed
    • Update Shotgun as changes arise
    • Effectively listen to, understand, and follow directions
    • Prioritize and plan own work effectively to meet objectives
    • Participate in production meetings and readily modify, respond to and integrate changes as requested by the Producer and Production Manager
    • Assist and complete any other production-related assignments as they arise
    • Ensure the Producer’s, Production Manager’s and Series Director’s instructions are carried through

     

    You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel such as basic formulas, formatting spreadsheets into presentable formats, exporting data from Excel to other formats, linking workbooks, sorting data for analysis, and copying and pasting data sets between workbooks
    • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills (both verbal and written)
    • Ability to proactively anticipate the needs of production
    • Detail orientation and strong organizational skills;
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
    • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
    • Previous production or administrative experience an asset

    Qualifications

    Why work at WildBrain Studios?

     

    At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?

     

    For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.

     

    WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!

     

    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain 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. WildBrain 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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