black_chunky_right

2D Production Coordinator

Freelancers

About The Role

We are currently hiring a Production Coordinator for an exciting 2D animation show currently underway in the Brighton Zoo studio.

The successful candidate must show enthusiasm, willingness to learn, very strong communication skills, as well as a flair for organisation and a passion for animation production. All whilst maintaining a cool head in a fast paced and very busy studio. The successful candidate will be required to work in the Brighton Zoo studio a minimum of 2 days a week.

We are very happy to discuss flexible, hybrid and remote working options for all our vacancies.

 
Day to Day:

  • Act as the communication contact 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. 
  • Be across all aspects of the production as a whole, as well as individual departments. 
  • Ensuring the team is working towards the various goals and deadlines that the production demands.
  • Arrange client deliveries via ftrack
  • Assist in the management of the Director and Art Director’s calendar
  • Coordinate with the overseas Animation studio and ensure the smooth and timely delivery of files. 


About You


Must Have:

  • Confident in motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm whilst working to a tight deadline
  • Experience working on long form animated series
  • Demonstrable Microsoft Excel skills and experience of working in Microsoft Excel, Google Docs 
  • Experience of working with Production Management Software. (e.g. Shotgun or FTrack)
  • Excellent organisational skills and good at multi-tasking
  • Great team player 
  • Self-motivated and able to work calmly under pressure
  • Hard working and efficient
  • Very strong communication skills
  • Have good IT skills
  • Have an appreciation of accuracy and pay close attention to detail


    Bonus Points:
  • Demonstrable experience in scheduling and managing teams across multiple departments.
  • Client-facing experience as well as working to strict deadlines.
  • Experience working on 2D animated series
  • Experience using Final Draft


About Blue Zoo:


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.

red_left

Plug-In Media Ltd
3rd Floor, St Augustine's Centre
Stanford Avenue
Brighton, BN1 6EA, UK

All Rights Reserved

© Plug-In Media 2020

twitter
youtube
instagram
facebook