Production Assistant

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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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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:

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.