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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Plastic Wax is an award winning animation and production studio specialising in the creation of premium digital content for the global video games and film industry.

We currently seek a Production Assistant to join us in our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Production Management
  • Organise dailies, rounds and meetings
  • Take comprehensive, accurate notes and follow up on information as necessary
  • Keep communication flowing to crew and other departments in person as well as via e-mail
  • Update Shotgun and trackers daily with notes and critical information
  • Audit client supplied digital assets in 3ds Max or Maya and make report
  • Maintain project's Premiere timeline
  • Anticipate and communicate issues to production management to resolve problems quickly
  • Help to maintain a positive, upbeat and professional production office, being proactive and solution-orientated

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the 3d animation process and/or VFX workflows
  • Technical knowledge of common file formats and resolution
  • Experience in Excel and/or Google Spreadsheets/Docs
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Able to remain calm and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and problem solve
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to take accurate notes
  • Highly organised with good time management skills
  • Able to work in a team with a common goal
  • A passion for 3d animation/vfx and video games
  • NSW Driver’s License
  • Open to Australian Citizens and permanent residents.

Pluses:

  • Experience using 3DS Max and/or Maya
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere
  • Experience in an an animation, vfx, VR, game or post production environment
  • A car
  • A passion for 3d animation/vfx and video games

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in being considered for the role, please submit your application with your resume, link/s to your portfolio and/or reel if relevant (with a breakdown of what components you did) in an email:

Subject: [ProdAsst] YOUR NAME
Email to: recruitment@plasticwax.com

Please include where you saw this job post in the body of your email.

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist. No phone calls or agencies, please.