Production Coordinator - Wellington based

Wētā FX is the standard-bearer for creativity and innovation in visual effects and animation, attracting talent, partners, and clients that seek to push what is possible in pursuit of their artistic vision.

This onsite role is open to both NZ and Australian candidates willing and able to relocate to Wellington, NZ.

Having a general understanding of the VFX workflow and inter-dependencies, 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. You’ll have an eye for detail, be comfortable working independently and be confident liaising with production and artists at all levels.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Schedule management and tracking of daily and weekly deliverables
  • Supporting APM and working closely with team leadership
  • Arranging dailies, rounds and meetings, creating playlists and recording notes
  • Arranging and/or attending VFX Supervisor reviews & Client reviews
  • Supporting artists workload and morale
  • Requesting overtime as necessary
  • Coordinating product delivery & reporting as required.

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
  • Calm and personable under pressure and when working to tight deadlines.

At Wētā FX we celebrate our diversity and believe in creating an environment where all our crew feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated. We define ourselves by the quality of our work, and we’re striving to build a workplace experience that’s second to none. Here at Wētā FX we value open minds and encourage our crew to be themselves.

We aim to provide a discrimination-free experience, beginning from the moment you apply for a role with us. If there is anything we can do to make the recruitment process easier, please let us know at

Please note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Location: Wellington, New Zealand