jobby: Production Assistant, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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Job Description

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently looking for a professional and dynamic individual for the position of Production Assistant within our Ottawa studio. The Production Assistant works directly with the production coordinator and provides administrative, production and client management support. You work directly with the production coordinator and have basic Windows computer skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: preparation and upkeep of project documentation for all departments, general errands and odd jobs around the studio. The Production Assistant must be very versatile, enthusiastic, a quick learner and able to multi-task and communicate effectively. Accuracy and efficiency are important requirements. Reports directly to the Production Coordinator/Manager and works closely with all departments.

  • Type: Full-time Employee
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Positions: 1
  • All applicants must be a Canadian citizen (candidates residing outside of Canada will not be considered at this time)

Job Requirements:

  • Highly organized
  • Proficient Windows computer skills with emphasis on MS Office, Word, Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Some Photoshop knowledge

Company Info: – Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with European production facilities in Ireland, Mercury Filmworks® is recognized internationally as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Its production teams have helped bring to life many of the most memorable, modern animated television and film properties including Mickey Mouse, Wander Over Yonder, Team Hot Wheels, Jake & the Never Land Pirates, Fish Hooks, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, Jimmy Two Shoes, Toot & Puddle and Gerald McBoing Boing; along with several feature films such as Curious George, The PowerPuff Girls Movie, and Looney Tunes: Back In Action. The company is proudly associated with global entertainment partners such as American Greetings, Cartoon Network, Disney, DreamWorks, Entertainment One, Mattel, Nickelodeon, Spin Master, Silvergate Media, Technicolor, and Warner Bros. The Mercury Filmworks® group of companies includes Mercury Active; a boutique digital entertainment studio focused on mobile gaming and digital products, and Mercury Inpress; a publishing and licensing company offering innovative and engaging multi-platform products to families through mass retail partners such as Walmart, Costco, Toys”R”Us, and Target.

How to Apply: If you have the passion and determination it takes to create stunning animation, please send your resume to: jobs@mercuryfilmworks.com and reference: PROA-1121 in the subject line of your submission.

Please note that due to the volume of resumes received only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.