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Production Assistant


Company: Skydance Media
Expected salary: $20 – 22 per hour
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Job description: 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…For information on Skydance’s privacy practices, see the Skydance U.S. Personnel Privacy Notice located at .Skydance Animation is hiring a Production Assistant to join the team of our fourth feature film. The PA will support the team, including the Director, Producer, Heads of Departments, and production crew. This position will be administrative and requires the ability to prioritize and organize the workflow for day-to-day needs. The preferred candidate has previous administrative experience and is proactive with strong follow-through and a sense of urgency, can work independently and as a team, and has a passion for growing within animation production.Responsibilities
  • Supports the production team to achieve overall goals, shift priorities as departmental needs change
  • Manage calendar of the Director, assist in navigation of daily schedule and needs
  • Daily office activities including scheduling meetings and rooms, copies, filing, partner with facilities on supply needs, orders, etc.
  • Meal planning and runs for working lunches
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel, arrange detailed itineraries, process documentation
  • Taking detailed meeting notes and timely distribution
  • Organize artwork in show story room
  • Assist Coordinator in tracking statuses by maintaining continuous awareness of production timeline
  • Consistent line of communication with all departments regarding needs and deadlines including cross-site, multi-location
  • Research tasks, projects, and gathering materials as requested
  • Maintenance and timely reconciliation of monthly expense reports
  • Monitoring and timely collection of timecards
  • Nexonia Reporting
  • Other ad hoc duties as necessary
  • At least 1 year as an Assistant or PA within entertainment; experience at animation studio a plus
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn all areas of animation pipeline and related workflows
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines, strong organizational habits
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maturely and professionally interface with all levels of internal management, vendors and outside contacts, etc.
  • Possesses a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Strong proficiency with MS software, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Flix, ShotGrid, Photoshop experience, a plus
  • Previous experience within animation, including internships, a plus
$20 – $22 an hourThe hourly range for this non-exempt position in Los Angeles, California is $20-22 an hour. The rate offered may vary based on the candidate’s location, qualifications, experience and relevant expertise, among other factors. The range indicated is for base salary only and does not reflect the total compensation package, including bonus, benefits, etc.We realize that skills and expertise can come from many different experiences and paths, and we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements as written in the job description.#AnimationSkydance 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.Recruitment Fraud AlertIt has come to our attention that there may be fraudulent activity by individuals impersonating our Talent Acquisition team. Skydance will only contact you from an official “” email address. If you suspect that you are being contacted by an unauthorized person or believe that the correspondence you have received is suspicious, please do not click on any links or attachments in such emails and submit any questions or concerns to our information security team at .