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Production Coordinator - Walt Disney Animation Studios - Project Hire

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10034972 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Nov. 21, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Production Coordinator - Walt Disney Animation Studios

Burbank, California

Job Summary:

The Production Coordinator (PC) works in the Production Management

department on Animated feature length films, short films, long form series titles,

and/or special projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The PC works within

and among production departments to lead projects by facilitating discussions,

communicating the strategy, coordinating deadlines and tracking project progress.

Role Specifics & Responsibilities:

  • Under the leadership of the Production Supervisor, this position collaborates with creative department leaders to identify scope of work, maintain schedules and flag leadership when project expectations may not be met.
  • The PC ensures the accuracy of reported information. This includes collaborating with artists to ensure assignments are delivered on time; proactively looking for ways of improving schedules and processes.
  • The PC also supports and assists Production Assistants in understanding their role in the production process.
  • The position reports to the Production Management Department Manager and is a full time Project Hire position with an estimated end date, and will be located at our Burbank, California studio.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years Production Management or equivalent professional industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in film / TV production, Animation, or equivalent experience preferred
  • Demonstrated production and project tracking experience using spreadsheets, databases or database software (such as ShotGrid)
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Keynote Google Docs
  • Strong understanding of CG animation processes and pipeline preferred
  • A keen interest in Animation Production Management and the Animation production pipeline is essential
  • Proactive and able to work effectively independently; seeking guidance when necessary
  • Positive attitude; demonstrating the ability to be resourceful and flexible
  • Demonstrated ability to work with discretion and be sensitive to confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and change course of action quickly
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Excellent multi-tasking, organization and follow-thru skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal
  • Previous Disney, agency, production or project management experience preferred
  • Education or professional experience in animation a plus

Educational Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent preferred

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Walt Disney Animation Studios:

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019’s Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time, to our 60th animated feature, Encanto, releasing November 2021. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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