The Production Assistant (PA) works in the Production Management department on Animated feature length films, short films, long form series titles, and/or special projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Role Specifics & Responsibilities:

The PA ensures the accuracy of information by communicating in a timely and organized manner. The PA assists and supports the Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor, and department leadership with day-to-day issues and projects as they arise.

The position reports to the Production Supervisor and falls within the jurisdiction of the OPEIU collective bargaining agreement at our Burbank, California, studio.

- Minimum of 2 years experience in a professional working environment
- Bachelor’s degree in film / TV production, Animation, or equivalent experience preferred
- Production and project tracking experience using spreadsheets, databases or database software (such as Shotgun/ShotGrid) a plus
- Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Keynote, Google Docs
- A keen interest in Animation Production Management and the Animation production pipeline is essential
- Proactive and able to work effectively independently; seeking guidance when necessary
- Positive attitude; demonstrating the ability to be resourceful and flexible
- Demonstrated ability to work with discretion and be sensitive to confidential information
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and change course of action quickly
- Strong people skills, including the ability to work as part of a team
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Excellent multi-tasking, organization and follow-thru skills in a fast-paced environment
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal
- Previous Disney, agency, production or project management experience preferred
- Education or professional experience in animation a plus
Educational Requirements:
- College degree or equivalent preferred