Department Production Coordinator - Assets

We are keen to talk to experienced production candidates (3+ years of experience in VFX or a related field) who have an eye for detail, can work independently and are confident liaising with production and artists at all levels.

You will be working with the Assets department, which is an integral cog in the VFX pipeline here at Weta Digital.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Scheduling assets (In Department Production)
  • Meeting scheduled targets
  • Arranging dailies, rounds and meetings, creating playlists and recording notes
  • Arranging and/or attending senior VFX Supervisor reviews & Director reviews
  • Supporting artists
  • Requesting overtime as necessary
  • Coordinating delivery & supporting documentation as required.

Having a broad understanding of the VFX pipeline, experience with meeting tight deadlines and a proven track record in supporting artists schedules and task tracking will be critical to your success in this role. A solid knowledge of scheduling tools such as Shotgun, database knowledge, Excel and Office 365 is also important.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A confident, clear communicator
  • Sharp & resilient
  • Organized & uses initiative
  • Able to handle confidential information
  • Comfortable dealing with all levels with the organization, including key executives & senior management
  • Able to multitask and juggle various priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to troubleshoot & solve problems
  • Be calm and personable under pressure and when working to tight deadlines.

Weta Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our diversity and believe in creating an environment where all our crew feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated.

Due to the Covid-19 border restrictions, we are currently looking for Production crew living & able to work in New Zealand. Remote applicants residing & legal to work in Australia may also be considered; Any successful applicant from outside New Zealand should expect to initially carry out their duties on a remote basis until travel restrictions are lifted.

Location: Wellington