Production Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • 04/10/2022

Blue Zoo

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Our Production Coordinator’s are enthusiastic, willing to learn, and have very strong communication skills, as well as a flair for organisation and a passion for animation production. They undertake unique, daily challenges that arise from producing a 3D animation project.

Our Production Coordinator’s are excellent communicators, organised, able to use their initiative and generally make themselves indispensable in this fast-paced and rewarding environment
We are very happy to discuss flexible, hybrid and remote working options for all our vacancies.

Day to Day:

  • Act as the communication hub across all animation departments, as well as with our clients
  • Help to plan and troubleshoot the pipeline for production
  • Plan with the available resources to optimise the efficiency of each department, in line with the schedule and budget
  • Be across all aspects of the production as a whole, as well as individual departments
  • Ensuring the team are working towards the various goals and deadlines that the production demands

About You

Must Have:

  • Confidence in motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm whilst working to a tight deadline
  • Experienced working with Production Management Software
  • Excellent at organisational skills and good at multitasking
  • A great team player
  • Self-motivated and able to work calmly under pressure
  • Hard working and efficient
  • A strong communicator
  • Excellent at controlling finances
  • Able to appreciate accuracy and pay close attention to detail
  • Confident motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm whilst working to a tight deadline
  • Able to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure

Bonus Points:

  • Microsoft Excel skills and experience of working in Microsoft Excel, Google Docs and Final Draft
  • Experience of working within the 3D Animation pipeline
  • Experience of Post Production processes

About Us

Blue Zoo is a leading animation studio in the UK, with a world-class reputation as the go-to place for creating bold, fun and characterful animation. Established in London in 2000, the studio has grown to become the largest dedicated CG animation studio in the UK, picking up a shelf full of BAFTAs, an Annie and an Emmy along the way!

We couldn’t be prouder that Blue Zoo is the first major animation studio in the world to receive B Corp certification. We’ve been independently certified by B Lab, a non-profit organisation who award the B Corp certification. The certification verifies companies who are working to improve the lives of employees as well as industries as a whole. The certification process involves over 170 rigorous metrics to improve the lives of our staff, customers, suppliers, and the local community, ensuring we are not just saying we are ethical with empty gestures, but independently evidencing it.

We are going through an exciting period of growth and are building a studio that is full of amazingly talented, happy artists, making work they are proud of, which in turn makes a small contribution to a happier world. Blue Zoo believes that a healthy balance in our lives – whatever our situation – is key to supporting the wellbeing of our staff. We offer flexible working to support this.

We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and are motivated to make things better. You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people who respect each other’s differences and seek to understand and embrace fresh perspectives.

What we’ve got for you:

  • Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019, 2020 and 2022
  • Inclusive self-funded shorts programme
  • Many fun social events throughout the year – even though some of them have to be remote for the foreseeable!
  • Bi-monthly staff feedback and engagement programme
  • Friday “beer o’clock” and talks programme!
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including loads of discounts and offers
  • Online wellbeing programme
  • Profit share (for staff who have been with us for 2+ years)

Blue Zoo is committed to creating and nurturing an inclusive studio that promotes and values diversity and invites everyone to ‘bring their whole selves’ to work. We believe that companies that truly embrace and value diversity, and create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, are better companies.

To be engaged our people have to feel included and valued. We work hard to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is embedded in the way we work, not just an initiative. We strive to engender a studio community that feels a deep sense of pride and commitment that transcends any role, department or level and works together to produce excellent and engaging work.

To apply for this job please visit careers.blue-zoo.co.uk.

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