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Production Assistant

Mid-City, Los Angeles Animation - LA
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
 
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
 
If you’ve ever dreamt of what the early days of Hollywood must have been like, of what it takes to roll up your sleeves and break new ground, figure out a new process, and to one day say, “I was there when it all began,” then welcome aboard…
Skydance Animation is seeking a Production Assistant to provide general support to the leadership, artists, and coordinators of Skydance’s first animated series. This position requires the ability to prioritize and organize the workflow of day-to-day needs including being responsible for a variety of tasks within the office, production, and administrative spaces. The preferred candidate is proactive, has strong follow-through, with a passion for growing within animation production management.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support to the Coordinators, Production Manager, and Producers
  • Assist in the preparation of production materials including properly filing, labeling, arranging correspondences, invoices, recorded media, and folders
  • Organize the production office including ordering and maintaining supplies
  • Assist in the creation of various documents, files, orders and research materials
  • Schedule meetings and maintain multiple calendars
  • Take notes and distribute production materials in a timely manner
  • Collate and organize Visual Development, design breakdowns, and other references for shipment and distribution to the vendor
  • Prepare internal and vendor shipping documentation
  • Follow through on emails and any materials sent to internal teams and the vendor
  • Organize storyboards and designs within the internal digital management system
  • Provide the Story and Visual Development teams support for pitches and other internal presentations
  • Arrange for pick-up and/or delivery of materials as needed
  • Provide Script Coordinator support if needed for recordings
  • Provide Artist support wherever needed
  • Copy and scan any artwork as necessary
  • Assist on special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • 6 months of production related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • BA or BS degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, and file share systems
  • Knowledge of Shotgun, Storyboard Pro, Photoshop – Illustrator is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
     
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.