Project Coordinator

Pixar Emeryville , CA 94608

Posted 1 week ago

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

  • Bonus Points:

  • 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

Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. | Follow us on Twitter @PixarRecruiting.


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