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Production Supervisor

申請 稍後繼續申請 Job ID 10015703 職位地點 溫哥華, 加拿大 有意工作的公司 Walt Disney Animation Studios 張貼日期 2023/04/24


The Production Supervisor (PS) is responsible for managing the day ­to­ day production within a specific department(s).  In all duties below, the PS must work in collaboration with the artistic department supervisor(s).  The success of their partnership will be a primary factor in the department’s success on the film. In addition, the PS is a leadership role in the studio and, as such, must accept the responsibility of supporting and representing the directives of the studio and the production leadership.

Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia.

Role Specifics 

  • Works with the Production Manager (PM) and/or the Associate Producer (AP) to meet department production goals; strategizing, planning and overseeing resources on a departmental level.

  • Partners with artistic department leadership to establish achievable and attainable short and long term goals; ensuring the delivery of work on time and within budget, while keeping team morale as high as possible.

  • In collaboration with project leadership, oversee the department tracking of project pipeline, processes and workflows; embracing cross-project consistency, cross-department collaboration and championing process innovation.

  • Looks ahead to ensure that long term goals/quotas, department milestones and inventory expectations are met. Strategizes with artistic supervisors, project’s upper management and other PS’ to resolve any productivity or inventory issues.

  • Works with the department artistic supervisor to schedule, plan, and cast work to artists.

  • Represents the artistic department in production meetings; reporting department progress and discussing solutions to any issues impeding the department.

  • Ensures department data is tracked accurately and is easily accessible and understandable.

  • Clearly communicates when changes in creative direction or productivity assumptions change; proactively offering suggestions to make-up for lost time and/or resources.

  • Create and maintain reports that clearly illustrate department and individual artist productivity.

  • Engages in Production Management issues on a studio level, i.e.:  Shotgun meetings and architecture of tracking and other department tools, leadership training, Cross-project Production Management meetings and initiatives/planning related to the Production Management team.


  • Participates in department processes, bidding and reviews

  • Assesses resource needs and collaborates with department leadership (Artistic Leader ) in helping find staffing solutions. 

 Leading People

  • Creates an inclusive and safe work environment by carefully managing sensitive information, making rooms feel open and comfortable, creating space for everyone to have a voice and addressing bias when it occurs. 

  • In tight conjunction with Artistic Leadership and AM, manages, motivates and creates an environment conducive to achieving goals and artistic achievements; looking for opportunities to improve department and project morale.

  • Contributes to the overall development of team members through setting expectations, delivering consistent constructive feedback, recognition, and accountability. 

  • Establishes expectations for the Production Management team within their department.

  • Provides mentorship and feedback to Production Assistants (PAs) and Production Coordinators (PCs) to foster growth towards individual goals.

  • Partnering with the Artist Manager, oversee department-planning issues such as OT and vacation as well as help in managing conflict within the department - including reporting issues to HR and production leadership when necessary.

  • Maintains composure and optimism during times of change; sets a positive tone and acts as an example to the rest of the team.


  • Models and fosters a collaborative work environment between individuals on the team and across departments. 

    • Identifies solutions and compromises in partnership with other supervisors.


  • Provides regular updates to direct leader on the progress, health and direction of the team. 

  • Keeps project leadership informed of department morale and progress.

  • Keeps the team informed with context for show related changes and updates. 

  • Clearly communicates department goals; acknowledging and addressing changes to department plans and expectations.

Studio Stewardship

  • Studio Culture-Actively fosters an inclusive, innovative, and collaborative environment so every employee can contribute at the highest levels. 

  • Technology, Tools and Workflow-Engages in the creation and execution of technical standards, pipeline conventions and workflows to support the department, show and studio.

  • Department Stewardship-Partners closely with peers and Artist Manager support an environment of creativity, trust, and innovation.  Actively involved in assessment, casting, hiring, and overall growth of artists. 


  • 4 years minimum industry experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in film / TV production or equivalent experience preferred

  • Strong organization skills

  • Must have the ability to prioritize tasks at hand, assisting on all phases of production

  • Strong understanding of CG animation processes

  • Clear understanding of the principles of animation production

  • Production tracking experience using spreadsheets, databases or database software (such as Shotgun) a plus.

  • Demonstrated success engaging in problem­ solving techniques

關於 Walt Disney Animation Studios:

將精湛的藝術和故事與突破性技術融合在一起,Walt Disney Animation Studios 是由一位電影製作人驅動的動畫工作室,負責創作一些最受歡迎的電影。從 1937 年第一部全動畫故事片 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,到 2023 年 11 月上映的第 62 部動畫故事片 Wish,Disney Animation 將源源不絕的創新與創意延續傳承。這個動畫工作室的不朽創作包括 Pinocchio、Sleeping Beauty、The Jungle Book、The Little Mermaid、The Lion King、Frozen、Big Hero 6、Zootopia 以及 Encanto。

關於 The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company 連同其子公司和聯營公司,是領先的多元化國際家庭娛樂和媒體企業,業務遍及以下範疇:Disney Entertainment、ESPN、Disney Parks 及 Experiences and Products。Disney 在 1920 年代的起步之初,只是一間卡通工作室,至今已成為娛樂界的翹楚,並昂然堅守傳承,繼續為家庭中每位成員創造世界一流的故事與體驗。Disney 的故事、人物與體驗傳遍世界每個角落,深入人心。我們在 40 多個國家/地區營運業務,僱員及演藝人員攜手協力,創造全球和當地人們都珍愛的娛樂體驗。

這個職位隸屬於 Walt Disney Animation Studios Vancouver Inc., 其所屬的業務部門是 Walt Disney Animation Studios

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