Assistant to Director & Producer

Mid-City, Los Angeles

Skydance Animation is seeking an Assistant to support the Director and Producer on a feature film in development. 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. A desire to learn and grow within the animation production pipeline is desired.


  • Manage calendars of the Director and Producer, assist in navigation of daily schedule and needs
  • Coordinate meetings with team members, studio, and external contacts
  • Arrange conference rooms, issue meeting invitations, coordinate agendas and materials
  • Daily administrative tasks including copying, filing, shipping, supply ordering, runs, etc.
  • 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
  • Maintain consistent awareness of production timeline and statuses
  • Timely collection and distribution of crew timesheets to production finance
  • Track and submit monthly expense reports
  • Arrange detailed travel plans and itineraries, compile travel documentation
  • Maintain databases and spreadsheet tracking
  • Other ad hoc duties as needed


  • 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
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Flix and Shotgun 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 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.


Only applications submitted through the linked job form will be considered.


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