Location
London
Department
Pipeline
Advertising Salary
Competitive depending on experience

About The Role

As the Ftrack/Workflow Coordinator you are responsible for enabling teams to work as efficiently and autonomously as possible through using Ftrack and other workflow tools. This is done through uncovering production bottlenecks in and between teams, researching how much of an impact these issues are causing across the studio, and coordinating with the technical teams to prioritise, track, report and document the results. 

Due to the current government guidelines on the continuing pandemic, we welcome hybrid and remote working for all job opportunities we offer for the foreseeable future.

Day to Day:

  • Check-in with artists and coordinators to uncover potential workflow issues.
  • Inform Pipeline team of production teams’ requirements and priorities.
  • Communicate to production teams and the Assistant Head of Productions on pipeline priorities.
  • Help unify and coordinate tasks that require work from multiple departments, especially with pipeline, rigging and IT.
  • Assist with reports and post-mortems on completed productions (tracking issues and highlighting areas of improvement).
  • Coordinate cross-department technical initiatives including training (such as new software integrations, task tracking platforms, industry trends, etc).
  • Communicate with software vendors for support, training, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Assist with workflow guide documentation and process mapping for production teams.
  • Consolidate work processes across teams who are working in different ways.
  • Assist with development and best practices of project tracking platform (ftrack).
  • Coordinate training and documentation on project tracking platform (ftrack).

About You

Must Have:

  • Experience of animation/VFX/games production, from concept to delivery and sustained development post launch.
  • Strong time-management skills, with the ability to focus on priorities, manage change and deliver against agreed deadlines.
  • Proficient administrative and word processing skills.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of the animation production process. 
  • Willing to commit and take responsibility for projects.
  • Flexible, supportive and willing to manage the impact of change.
  • Strong  communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with FTrack, Google Suite and general task tracking platforms.
  • Knowledge of Maya, Nuke, Harmony, and Premiere Pro.
  • Coding/technical knowledge is a bonus, although no coding experience is expected for this role.

About Us

Blue Zoo is a leading animation studio in the UK, with a world-class reputation as the go-to place for creating bold, fun and characterful animation. Established in London in 2000, the studio has grown to become the largest dedicated CG animation studio in the UK, picking up a shelf full of BAFTAs along the way. 
 
The studio is going through an exciting period of growth and we are building a studio that is full of amazingly talented, happy artists, making work they are proud of, which in turn makes a small contribution to a happier world. Blue Zoo believes that a healthy balance in our lives - whatever our situation - is key to supporting the wellbeing of our staff. We offer flexible working to support this.
 
We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and are motivated by change. You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives. 
 

What we’ve got for you (benefits):

  • Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019 and 2020!
  • Inclusive self-funded shorts programme
  • Many fun social events throughout the year - even though they have to be remote for the foreseeable!
  • Bi-monthly staff feedback and engagement programme
  • Friday "beer o'clock" and talks programme!
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including loads of discounts and offers
  • Online wellbeing programme
  • Profit participation (for staff who have been with us for 2+ years)

Blue Zoo is committed to creating and nurturing an inclusive studio that promotes and values diversity and invites everyone to ‘bring their whole selves’ to work. We believe that companies that truly embrace and value diversity, and create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, are better companies. 


To be engaged our people have to feel included and valued. We work hard to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is embedded in the way we work, not just an initiative. We strive to engender a studio community that feels a deep sense of pride and commitment that transcends any role, department or level and works together to produce excellent and engaging work.

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