Department:
Operations
Location:
Vancouver, Canada
Status:
Full Time
# of Positions:
1

Work at VFS

There is no such thing as an ordinary day when you work at Vancouver Film School. It’s a creative and fast-paced environment where you’re part of recruiting and educating the next generation of actors, filmmakers, video game developers and creative thinkers. Our unique culture is all about celebrating the pure passion and unwavering perseverance of our students as they go through their own amazing personal journeys towards a career in the entertainment arts. Constantly evolving and updating to meet industry demands, VFS believes results matter, and that extends from our classrooms and experienced faculty to our hard-working marketing, admissions, and support departments — and well beyond. If you’d like to join our team, simply browse the open positions below. If none of them seem to fit your particular skillsets, but you think you belong at VFS, apply here. We can’t wait to hear from you.

Job Scope

Reporting to the Resources Supervisor, the Art Coordinator is responsible for the management of the 142 Water St. Resources including the Prop House, Workshop Space and basement areas as well as the 151 Costumes room. They are also in charge of student final productions set construction, resources inventory and power tools instruction and safety. The Art Coordinator will also provide support for all productions and programs needing these facilities.

Core Responsibilities

  • Maintain facility cleanliness - garbage disposal, paint recycling, organization, safety, security, proper usage.
  • Supervise and be accountable for wrap procedures and professionalism while using facilities.
  • Schedule student usage including art pickups/returns/reservations, workshop construction, power tools rentals and alumni project rentals.
  • Conduct 142 Art Resources Orientation followed up by ongoing supervision during studio builds.
  • Purchasing of expendables for 142 Art Resources, i.e. construction tools and materials plus curriculum materials for Production Design.
  • Support all curriculum that requires Art Resources - classes which take place in these facilities.
  • Assist in maintaining all studio spaces, storage spaces, construction removal storage and clean up areas.
  • Construction instruction and support for all Film curriculum projects.
  • Supervising Final Project set construction, supporting construction, supervising build and clean up.

Job Qualifications

  • A degree, diploma, certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution or a graduate of VFS in one of the current disciplines.
  • Experience with film production procedures plus an understanding of municipal film by-laws.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated good judgment and initiative with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Highly organized team player with a flexible approach and works well under pressure.
  • Ability to present a professional and positive image and maintain discretion and confidentiality.