Production Coordinator

Madrid, Spain
Animation - Madrid – Production /
Full Time /
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.


This position supports the Department Manager on a day-to-day basis and provides first point of contact for department team members. The Coordinator maintains departmental records and reports, communicates the day's scheduled events, arranges key meetings and provides general administrative support.


    • Understands the department(s) and works with Production Supervisor and Department Head to maintain and manage the department schedule.
    • Under the guidance of the Production Supervisor, tracks progress of tasks for assigned artists or sequences in Shotgun to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work. Collaborate with other coordinators and supervisors to keep all data accurate and current.
    • Partner with the Production Supervisor and Department Head to set the priorities of the department taking into account the priorities of the show that are established by the Production Supervisors and the Production Manager.
    • Enter and maintain production data in the studio's production database and related departmental records to reflect scheduled, in-progress, and completed departmental work.
    • Collaborate with other coordinators and managers to keep all data accurate and up-to-date.
    • Schedule meetings at the request of the Manager and Lead(s); proactively maintain the calendar with alertness to topics, deadlines and conflicts; manage the schedules of key personnel.
    • Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews; record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and distribute as needed.
    • Coordinate work that enters and leaves the department to ensure completeness; provide administrative support as needed to ensure that communications are accurate and complete.
    • As second in command to the Production Supervisor, proactively respond to requests for information and assistance from those within and outside of the department.
    • Follows up with Artist Leads on a daily basis to ensure task deliveries remain on schedule.
    • Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met; generate weekly report from department, quota; bring concerns about potential schedule or budget overruns to the Production Supervisor and Production Manager.
    • Understands the department's workflow from the area she/he is attached to and understands the dependencies from departments of other areas. Act as a point of coordination of work that enters and leaves the department ensuring procedures are followed to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible.
    • Communicates with other departments regarding department needs.
    • Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to Production Supervisor.
    • Assists the Department Head and CG Supervisor in dealing with issues related to the department.
    • Coordinates crew meetings.
    • Responsible for multiple dailies sessions each day, as well as client reviews
    • Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews; set up Cinesync/RV sessions; record and publish notes from meetings and reviews that accurately reflect action items and an appropriate sense of urgency.
    • Keeps up on current production methodologies and on technology trends and tools that best suit the production and the company in the development of a stronger creative and technical environment.
    • Collaborates with other team members, when necessary.
    • Follows the Supervisor’s and Lead's guidance.
    • Mentor the Production Assistants.


    • 3+years in VFX or or animation industries preferably as a Production Coordinator in feature-animation film production or VFX 
    • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field
    • Professional working knowledge of Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
    • High English language skill level
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