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DreamWorks Feature - Production Coordinator

NBCUniversal, LLC, Glendale, California

Create the extraordinary.


Responsibilities: “What would you say you do here?”

  • Assists Production Supervisor in all evolving support needs (i.e. calendar booking, updating schedules and documents, timecard processing, reviews, expense reports, scheduling and planning career development and continued training for production and artists, overtime, weekend work, meals).
  • Manages day-to-day Shotgrid inputs and extractions.
  • Assists Production Supervisor with maintaining quotas, deadlines & inventory, ensuring departmental productivity goals are consistently met.
  • Understands the department and works with Supervisor to maintain the department schedule.
  • Safeguards procedures to ensure workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible.
  • Manages the department calendar.
  • Knows inventory in the department (workable / non-workable).
  • Performs artist check-ins to determine status of the work in the department.
  • Effectively communicates with artists regarding timelines. Directs employees in prioritizing tasks when necessary.
  • Coordinates crew meetings.
  • Handles requests made by crewmembers, Directors, Department Head, Production Management and Production Supervisor.
  • Takes notes during rounds and distributes information to the department afterwards.
  • Provides communications to the crew via email, one-on-one meetings and during crew meetings.
  • Stays abreast of issues on the floor and elevates information appropriately to the Production Supervisor.
  • Able to navigate the intranet and asset browser. Able to pull up shots and models, using Linux, and manages technical issues during rounds and approvals. Learning the necessary computer programs and network directory system.
  • Understands the pipeline and where department fits in.
  • May attend production meetings and provides departmental updates.
  • Contributes information for department and production evaluations as required.
  • Supports studio and production directives.


Basic Qualifications: “What do I need to have in order to do this job?”

-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills.

-Willing to work in Glendale, CA

Desired Qualifications: “What can I offer?”

-Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Gmail and knowledge of production tracking databases is preferred.
Knowledge of Linux, Maya, Shotgrid, Flix, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plus.

-2+ years of previous Feature Animation production experience preferred.

-Bachelor's Degree preferred.

From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal. At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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