The Production Associate works on a project through the completion of pre-production. As a PA, they are available to support the artists and production crew on all tasks during pre-production and production.
Gathering all artwork including character models, props and location designs for shipments to production facilities, including labelling, categorizing and creating final model packs for shipment.
Organizes asset files, uploads models to Insight, preps files for Background Painters and Color Designer.
Maintain all artwork files to be in standardized formats, including naming conventions.
Assisting in the creation and maintenance of design lists as needed.
Take notes at assigned meetings - conference calls (Zoom) with Vendor, animation launches, etc.
Getting Director’s approval on artwork.
Providing any necessary materials for artists including reference.
Pulling “same as” artwork
Quality control for line quality in digital artwork
Communicating any delays to Production Manager or Supervisor immediately
Assisting in the archival of artwork once a production is complete
Make suggestions for streamlining and improving pipelines including ideas for re-use, workflow efficiencies, and flagging complexity issues.
Assisting in prepping materials for awards submissions
Update and maintain production art boards.
Maintains a helpful attitude, while showing eagerness and curiosity.
Helps organize morale events as directed by the Line Producer / Associate Producer or Production Manager/Production Supervisor.
Performing all other applicable duties as assigned by Line Producer or Production Manager
Ability to oversee multiple tasks and solve problems in a fast-paced environment
Positive attitude with the ability to be flexible
Excellent organizational, verbal, written, e-social skills and acumen
Mac or PC proficient
Familiar with Final Draft 9.0, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop and Illustrator, ToonBoom Storyboard Pro
Knowledgeable use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint
Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience
Equal Opportunity Employer-Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity