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Production Assistant (Project Hire)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 737228BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Lucasfilm Date posted Jan. 10, 2020

Job Summary:

Lucasfilm Animation is looking for a versatile Production Assistant to join their team. The Production Assistant will provide overall administrative support for all departments.


Organized and Efficient are keywords for the Production Assistant. On any given day, you might:

  • Provide administrative support and back-up support to the production team that ensures all production events are smooth, efficient, well run and professional.

  • Assist with script breakdowns.

  • Assist in populating internal production/creative tracking system with asset naming conventions and other pertinent data needed.

  • Schedule and organize meetings for various departments.

  • Research and gather materials and information necessary for the preparation and execution of the production processes, such as preparing all paperwork and setup required for turnovers/kickoffs internally and overseas and prepping Review Sessions.

  • Type meeting notes, memos, documents and schedules as required

  • Photocopy and scan images/reference/schedules and filing as required.

  • Upload and download images from Secure FTP/Transfer Folders as necessary.

  • Prepare routine correspondence and forms. Package, ship, and track electronic files and deliverables.

  • Assist with food service and catering set up.

  • Complete special projects as needed or requested.

Basic Qualifications:

Here are the skills and experience you need to be successful in this role:

  • 1 year of experience in Production minimum, preferably in animation.

  • Requires excellent administrative skills, including word processing, strong working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. Project Management software experience preferred.

  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team. High level of initiative, flexibility and confidentiality.

  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and follow up/follow through skills required.

  • Ability to establish priorities and multi-task efficiently within a high-pressure, fast-paced environment while meeting strict deadlines. Ability to work in a start-up environment that has a certain degree of ambiguity.

  • Bachelor's Degree in film, art, communications or related field preferred.

About Lucasfilm:

Lucasfilm is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects, audio post-production and cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Lucasfilm Animation Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Lucasfilm.

Lucasfilm Animation Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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