Production Coordinator

Production Management · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Production Management
Employment Type Full-Time - Term
Minimum Experience Mid-level



About Mercury Filmworks:

Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada's most prolific independent studios and is internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable, modern animated television and film properties. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s beautiful national capital area while building a career at one of the most respected animation studios in the industry. We are looking for great people that value quality, innovation and a company with an uncompromising vision for the future of its artists and employees.

Job Description: We are currently seeking an experienced a Production Coordinator to join our team.

The Production Coordinator will assist the Production Manager in the management of a production by providing administrative support.  The Production Coordinator must be organized and detail-oriented with excellent communication and interpretation skills.  This individual will be depended upon to help analyze problems and offer dynamic solutions. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the flow of a production through all departments.
  • Work with the Production Manager to schedule staffing to meet production requirements, preparation and upkeep of project documentation for all departments.
  • Identify and report missing elements, and creating and organizing protection copies of production materials.

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in a production environment.
  • Strong understanding of an animation production pipeline from development to post-production. (2D pipeline an asset)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently and under pressure.
  • Must be highly creative, with the ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Production Tracking System (ToonBoom Manager) a strong asset.

What about benefits?

  • Employees have access to our comprehensive benefit plan that includes Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance and Travel Insurance
  • Our Employee Assistance Program provides each employee and their family members access to free psychological assistance and counselling service in person, online or by phone 24/7
  • Plan for your future by taking advantage of our RRSP plan. The longer you’re with us, the more we’ll match the amount you contribute!

Small Print: Mercury Filmworks places as great an emphasis on recruiting for character and fit as it does on core skills and experience. Qualified candidates that meet ALL the characteristics above are encouraged to apply regardless of where they live. All candidates must be willing to test in advance of an interview.  Mercury Filmworks is an equal opportunity employer, and by equal, we really mean equal. We have no preferences or bias beyond the professional qualifications.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Production Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time - Term
  • Minimum Experience