Previs Coordinator

Production/Project Management London, United Kingdom


Description

Previs Coordinator

The Previs Coordinator is central to previs project management. They liaise with all aspects of production as well as help strategize and implement tasks and targets crucial to the delivery of the project on time and on budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with producer, leads and supervisors to track and manage the artists, meeting internal and external deadlines
  • Organize dailies, Cinesync and Skype sessions, rounds and meetings, taking notes and following up on information as necessary
  • Ensure production database is updated daily with notes and critical information before departing for the day
  • Communicate information quickly and succinctly to crew and other departments in person, not just via email
  • Keep communication flowing through all members of the team
  • Anticipate and communicate issues to producer and supervisor to resolve problems quickly
  • Take detailed, comprehensive notes and review with lead after dailies /rounds
  • Maintain accurate summary of progress from previous day’s work by artists
  • Oversee execution of client deliveries
  • Helping to maintain a positive, upbeat and professional production office, being pro-active and solution-oriented for all members of the team
  • Other ad hoc duties as may be reasonably expected of the post-holder
  • The role will require being off-site for periods of time

Essential:

  • Previous experience at Production Coordinator or Production Assistant level
  • Highly organized, first-class time/project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize conflicting tasks
  • Ability to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work within a team towards a common goal
  • In depth understanding of the production workflow
  • In depth understanding of common file formats and resolutions
  • Excellent client communication skills

Desirable:

  • Existing knowledge of production databases, including Shotgun
  • Good knowledge of MS Office packages (incl Excel, Word and Project)
  • Good knowledge of Maya and Photoshop a plus
  • Basic Avid/editorial knowledge
  • Lateral thinking skills