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Production Assistant

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10032356 Location Vancouver, Canada Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Nov. 28, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

The Production Assistant (PA) works in the Production Management department on Animated feature length films, short films, long form series titles, and/or special projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The PA works within and among production departments to provide day-to-day administrative and project support including, but not limited to, note taking, meeting scheduling, meeting preparation, and meeting assistance. In addition, PAs assist in communicating artist assignment progress through artistic rounds and reviews.

This position reports to the Production Supervisor and is a regular, full time, staff position that will be located at our Vancouver, BC studio. Hybrid and Remote opportunities for our Vancouver Studio are specific to remote work within the province of British Columbia

Role Specifics & Responsibilities

  • The PA ensures the accuracy of information by communicating in a timely and organized manner

  • The PA assists and supports the Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor, and department leadership with day-to-day issues and projects as they arise

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a professional working environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in film / TV production, Animation, or equivalent experience preferred

  • Production and project tracking experience using spreadsheets, databases or database software (such as Shotgun/ShotGrid) a plus

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Keynote, Google Docs

  • A keen interest in Animation Production Management and the Animation production pipeline is essential

  • Proactive and able to work effectively independently; seeking guidance when necessary

  • Positive attitude; demonstrating the ability to be resourceful and flexible

  • Demonstrated ability to work with discretion and be sensitive to confidential information

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and change course of action quickly

  • Strong people skills, including the ability to work as part of a team

  • Exceptional attention to detail 

  • Excellent multi-tasking, organization and follow-thru skills in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal

  • Previous Disney, agency, production or project management experience preferred

  • Education or professional experience in animation a plus

Educational Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent preferred 

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Walt Disney Animation Studios:

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019’s Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time, to our 60th animated feature, Encanto, releasing November 2021. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

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 Walt Disney Animation Studios Vancouver Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

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