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Production Assistant: San Francisco

Posted 11.14.18

THE ROLE

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a strong interest in learning the production process in a fun and exciting office. You must be a motivated, hard worker who learns quickly and can work on several projects concurrently. The perfect candidate will be a self-starter, without ego and has a strong curiosity and interest in our industry.

PRODUCTION & PRE-PRODUCTION

  • Project organization by ensure all elements are acquired from clients and organized in job folders on the internal server
  • Digital asset management and organization
  • Prep Photoshop and Illustrator flies for CG and Flame pipeline
  • Transcode video from various digital cameras (RED, Arri Alexa, Phantom, etc.)
  • Assist Flame and CG artists with conforms and outputs as well as assisting Editors who work with Avid and Premier
  • Diligent and thorough note taking
  • Prep files, graphic elements, slates, and tiles for use in Flame
  • Create XMLs and EDL
  • Keep regular backups of workstations
  • Scheduling and coordinating internal and external meetings
  • Assist in resourcing creative talent
  • File postings for client review
  • Assist in project expense reconciliation including vendor invoices and receipts
  • Client service support and, occasional, runs, when necessary
  • Ensure statuses, task assignments and scope changes are kept up-to-date per the instruction for each producer
  • Record all shot notes (client, dailies, rounds or reviews)
  • Ensure all team members have entered in weekly hours

DELIVERY

  • Media outputs and compressions
  • File posting
  • Assist in technical QC with high accuracy before assets are delivered to client
  • Organizing files for final delivery
  • Assist in project wrap and archiving

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • QuickTime Pro
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • FTP programs
  • Knowledge of Flame/Nuke a plus as is knowledge of Avid and Premiere
  • Know file formats and compression methods and practices
  • Familiarity with both file based delivery
  • Technical proficiency and familiarity with basic system admin tools and processes
  • Strong working knowledge of a Machine Room
  • Installation of software on Mac and PC
  • Prepping XML and AAF sequences for conform in Flame
  • Knowledge of roto and clean up a plus
  • Flexible attitude to workflow and schedule
  • Knowledge of Flame/Nuke, Avid, Premiere, and Roto/Clean Up is a plus
  • Highly motivated with a good work ethic and extreme attention to detail

SERIOUS AND QUALIFIED INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE.

Email us at sfjobs@ntropic.com and let us know why you think you are perfect for the position and include any salary requirements. Attach your RESUME as PDF attachments (instead of doc format) and NOT within the body of your email to avoid being sent to spam. Please make sure "Production Assistant" is in the subject of the email to receive proper attention.