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Assistant to Directors & Producer

Mid-City, Los Angeles Animation
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 an Assistant to support the Directors and Producer of a feature film. The ideal candidate is a proactive team-player with previous administrative experience. They will have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with appropriate urgency for quick turnaround and a desire to learn and grow within the animation production pipeline.

Responsibilities

  • Manage calendar of the Directors and Producer, assist in navigation of daily schedule and needs, identify priorities
  • Maintain consistent awareness of production timeline, statuses, deadlines
  • Coordinate meetings and communicate priorities with team members, studio, and external contacts
  • Arrange physical and/or virtual conference details, issue meeting invitations, coordinate agendas and materials
  • Maintenance of databases and spreadsheet tracking, filing, assembly of presentation materials
  • Screen and respond to incoming calls and correspondence
  • Attend meetings and note-take, timely distribution to appropriate parties following
  • Research tasks and assembly of materials as needed
  • Timely collection and distribution of crew timesheets to production finance
  • Track and submit invoices and expense reports
  • Arrange detailed travel plans and itineraries, compile travel documentation
  • Other ad hoc duties as needed
  • Requirements

  • At least 1-year as assistant or PA within entertainment; experience at animation studio a plus
  • Desire to grow within animation production
  • Proficient with MS Office & Google Suites, Photoshop & Keynote a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with ability to professionally interface with team, studio at large, Executives, and external contacts
  • High level of integrity and discretion with confidential information
  • Knowledge of creative, production, post-production processes and related workflows a plus
  • 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.

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