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Posing Coordinator, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Sep 13, 2019
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
Animation : 2D Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Monthly Salary
Job Description
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 Posing Coordinator to join our team!


The role:

As the Posing Coordinator, you will be the go-to for coordinating the Posing teams, and will report directly to the Production Manager. You will manage the flow of this department and ensure all necessary elements are available to the team.


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:

  • Work directly with the following people to organize the Posing team: Directors / Production Team / Series Animation Director / Posing Supervisors / Posing Artists
    You will be at the helm, tracking and facilitating the following:
  • Assigning all scenes to the artists, and ensuring they receive the required materials and reference files
  • Coordinating with all up and down stream departments (Design, BGs, Builds, Editorial, Storyboards) in order to manage the needs of all teams
  • Monitoring quotas and maintaining the workflow (via BNET, tracking software)
  • Assigning and tracking revisions and notes, between the artists, supervisors and directors to ensure everything is covered and completed
  • Hitting recurring episodic deadlines and preparing shipments to be sent to the animation team
  • Providing workload reports to the production team on a daily and weekly basis, raising the flag whenever you encounter issues
  • Being part of working out solutions to road blocks in order to keep production moving
  • Act as the eyes and ears of the department and liaise between the Supervisors, Production Team and Directors
  • Effectively communicate priorities, issues, and pertinent production info to any departments necessary
  • Assist the layout department in troubleshooting technical issues and if necessary, liaise with I.T. to communicate problems



    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit on our team if…

  • You have excellent soft skills and work well with large groups / teams
  • You welcome challenges and bring an uplifting, positive attitude
  • You excel in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • You have 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
  • You are self-learning when it comes to software, and can easily pick up new tools quickly

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

  • Previous experience coordinating in production/animation is HIGHLY desired
  • 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, copying and pasting data sets between workbooks, and a strong ability to create and interpret reports
  • High proficiency with emails – reading, interpreting, responding and distributing
  • Animation Software experience, particularly in Harmony or Flash


    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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