Pixar's Studio Tools Department is responsible for developing and maintaining software for the studio, including Pixar's in-house animation software, Presto. We are enthusiastic about software application engineering best practices, and we collaborate in cross-functional teams of passionate developers to create software that enables our film production and continuously extends artistic reach.
The Project Coordinator provides administrative support to the project managers and engineers, with a primary focus on ensuring schedules and project plans are accurate and up-to-date.
Develop a partnership with Project Managers and Tools support staff, and provide coverage as needed
Maintain detailed project schedules, track changes, and make necessary updates in the database
Manage the schedules of key personnel, schedule meetings as requested, and maintain the calendar with alertness to topics, deadlines, and conflicts
Responsible for meeting notes and following up on any resulting action items
Proactively respond to information and requests from both within and outside of the department
Work with leadership to maintain a positive team environment and good morale
Plan events for the team
Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
2-3 years of related work experience that demonstrates good organizational skills, a strong attention to detail, and timely follow-through
Adaptable with the ability to prioritize evolving tasks
Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with strong verbal and written communication
Positive 'can do' attitude while maintaining a high level of professionalism
Able to work collaboratively or autonomously as necessary
Basic understanding of programming, software engineering, or CG filmmaking
Experience working with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
Proficiency in Mac is preferred, and Linux experience is a plus
Working knowledge of database management software is a plus
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus
Experience in a software development environment or with similar projects is a plus
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