A Post Production Coordinator roles include: assisting in the smooth running of the post production process. Supporting the post production manager and department heads to ensure keep clear up to date communication between departments, including updated reports. Aiding in tracking progress of post production to show scheduled, in progress and completed work across all departments. Ensuring that workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible as well as responding to issues as they arise and problem solving with the production manager and department heads. Other duties include: scheduling production and post production crew meetings and daily sessions, following up from meetings, as relevant and mentoring post production assistants and trainees.
To succeed in this role, you should have:
A number of years experience as post production assistant.
Understanding of the animation and post production processes and workflow.
Excellent organization skills, ability to take initiative, problem solve, manage time and work to tight deadlines.
Great attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Computer literate with knowledge of relevant scheduling, budgeting and workflow software.
Ability to work as part of a team, take direction and mentor junior post production staff.
Ability to work calmly under pressure.
Paths to a Post Production Coordinator include: Several years experience in a post production department.
Roles beyond this include: Producer.
Post Production Manager often have a degree in Animation, Film, Business Studies, but years experience in the industry is more important.