Production Supervisor

Mid-City, Los Angeles
Animation

Skydance Animation is looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to coordinate, schedule, and manage the day-to-day needs and workflow on a feature film. The ideal candidate is a proactive and positive team-player, with the ability to multi-task amongst shifting priorities. They are an experienced leader who can motivate a team within a constantly changing environment. This position reports directly to the Producer.

Responsibilities

  • Strong working knowledge of Script, Story, Art and Editorial departments on an animated production
  • Works closely with the Producer to meet overall production scheduling and budget requirements
  • Strong understanding of how changes may affect the budget, scheduling and overtime; ensure weekly quotas, department milestones and inventory expectations are met
  • Manage work-flow and logistical activities for assigned department(s)
  • Coordinate the timely availability of resources
  • Along with Producer and Director, assign work to artists and manages schedules/workload; proactively predicts and communicates as new assignments needed
  • Edit and move storyboard media as instructed to secure holding areas
  • Prepare for Story reviews by ensuring appropriate watermarked script pages, sequence story panels, and videos are ready for the Directors/Artists
  • Responsible for accurate note-taking during reviews and communication of specific action items to departments, artists, editors, etc.
  • Create and update databases as required with notes, statuses, and other information
  • Create and update production management tools and schedules such as planning, work in progress tracking systems and technical specification manuals
  • Actively communicate status of work/assignments to the Producer
  • Supervisor and mentor to Production Coordinators and Assistants
  • Assist in maintaining crew morale
  • Other ad hoc projects and duties as needed

Requirements

  • Experience Coordinating/Supervising on at least one animated production
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or relevant experience demonstrating equivalent level of education
  • 4 years’ experience in professional, fast-paced environment, juggling multiple priorities successfully
  • Previous experience using Shotgun to track progress of shots and assets
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office & Google Suites
  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail, organizational and follow-through skills
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities while maintaining proactive communication with team
  • Ability to anticipate issues and proactively identify to solve and address
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and thrive in a highly ambiguous environment with strict deadlines

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 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.

 

Only applications submitted through the linked job form will be considered.

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