#143329

Production Assistant

Location:
Silicon Valley
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
2/11/19
posted by:
Sara Truesdale
Date:
01/29/2019

Job Description:

Production Assistant

You are process and detail-oriented, and you sweat the small stuff with us. The ability to switch seamlessly between productions and tasks is essential, and your comfort working autonomously to build systems and improve processes is important.

Imagine what you could do here. 
Great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences. The Marketing and Communications group seeks an experienced, flexible, dedicated freelance production assistant to support our Creative Content team of producers, editors, and art editors, in a wide range of roles and responsibilities. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what we can accomplish together.
As the Production Assistant, you have the opportunity to work closely with our producers in studio and behind-the-scenes, as well as supporting our creative team of art editors and Creative Director. Our collaborative work with teams including video/film, advertising, interactive, social, retail/channel, events, and special projects means you are an integral part of the stories we create and the images we make on a daily basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for assisting/supporting in the following areas:
Assist with all aspects of internal studio productions
Organize and coordinate production team travel and arrangements
Help prep for meetings, conference calls, and portfolio reviews
Management of studio documentation through Iron Mountain and EDMS
Archival of nondisclosure agreements and releases
Management of catering and craft services, meal orders
Management of ordering and deliveries
Product transport of sensitive and confidential materials
Organize and maintain common work areas in the Studio
Internal photo research and support
Additional duties as appropriate to the position. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate is looking to be part of a tight-knit and collaborative team, and looks for opportunities to exceed the high expectations already set for our work. You are process and detail-oriented, and you sweat the small stuff with us. The ability to switch seamlessly between productions and tasks is essential, and your comfort working autonomously to build systems and improve processes is important. Experience managing vendors and shoot calendars is a plus. 
Bachelor’s degree in photography or equivalent preferred.
Minimum one year of office experience.
Computer literacy: iWork, MS Office, Photoshop, InDesign
Ability to occasionally lift office supplies up to 25 pounds
Availability for production pick-ups and deliveries
Availability to work occasional nights and weekends  

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)