DreamWorks Production Assistant for Feature


Job Position(s): Production Assistant
Project Type: Feature Film
Job Date: TBD
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Non-Union

DreamWorks Feature – Production Assistant


Animation Production

Filmed Entertainment Group


  •  Provides overall general assistance to the Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor and crew within a specific department(s).  Be in service to the production (i.e. seek ways to proactively support the crew, Production Coordinator and Production Supervisor, build the trust of the artists, know when to elevate issues, understand priorities and how to handle multiple requests including those which may come from outside of your department).
  • Awareness of work in progress in the department. 
  • Initiate open and regular communications with your Production Coordinator and/or Production Supervisor (e.g. communicate priorities, provide status updates on tasks, and seek feedback).
  • Familiarity with specific day to day requirements for the department. 
  • Communicates with other departments regarding department needs.
  • Assists Production Supervisor with department calendar and handles the scheduling for the Department Head.  Interacts with department leadership.
  • Responsible for gathering research material specific to the department.
  • Responsible for various daily office activities (i.e. schedules meetings, books rooms, copies, types up notes and distributes accordingly, timecard processing, orders office supplies, runs errands and handles travel arrangements).
  • Assists with moves and set-up for the department.
  • Acts as a secondary contact for questions when the Production Supervisor and/or Production Coordinator are unavailable.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor with artists and production.
  • Takes on new challenges in order to have a more detailed knowledge of the department and pipeline.


● Basic understanding of Gmail, Word and Excel
● Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA

Desired Characteristics

• Knowledge of production tracking databases such as Shotgun
• Knowledge of Linux, Maya, Shotgun, Flix, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plus
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred


DreamWorks Animation Feature Production

Career Level







United States

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