Quickdraw Production Coordinator Posting   


DEADLINE April 8, 2013

Quickdraw Animation Society builds welcoming, healthy communities fostering connection, innovation, creativity and artistic excellence through animation production, education and appreciation. Quickdraw celebrated its 29th anniversary in 2013 and offers facilities, resources, programs and events to support, celebrate and appreciate independent animation. Quickdraw strives to be a leading organization, locally, nationally and globally.

Quickdraw seeks a dynamic resourceful Production Coordinator who:

a. will develop and manage an equipment and technology plan including digital equipment purchases and installation; review and research digital and film needs and requirements.

b. assist members with digital and film animation production concerns.

c. coordinate course and workshop digital and film equipment use with instructors.

d. technical assistance for Quickdraw Programming events as required.

e. proactive maintenance of Quickdraw’s equipment, including the development of systems for backups,    barcodes, file-management and server maintenance.

f. general shared day-to-day activities such as answering phones, tours, course and workshop registration.

This position reports to the Executive Director.



Excellent knowledge of a wide range of contemporary animation production technology/processes including but not necessarily limited to animation and media arts related computer software and hardware (experience with Toon Boom, Final Cut, Adobe Production Suite, TVP Animation, Dragon Stop Motion, Maya, Blender, 3D Studio Max, Istopmotion is an asset)

Excellent knowledge of data management systems such as networks/servers and databases

Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and animation experience from beginner to expert

Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills

Demonstrated good judgment and initiative, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively to complete objectives and tasks

Knowledge of contemporary Canadian and international animation and animation history, passion for animation and other media arts as independent art forms, and completion of at least one personal animation project will be considered assets

Highly organized team player able to work with other staff and volunteers in a flexible environment

Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills

At least 2 years experience is preferred

Applications must include a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability and a current resumé plus three references.


Please send your application before April 8, 2013 (email preferred), to:

The Quickdraw Animation Executive Director, director@quickdrawanimation.ca

n.b. subject line: QUICKDRAW ANIMATION P.C. Position

Quickdraw Animation Society is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified parties.

We thank you for your interest.  All applications will be confidential.

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